New chief scientist Cathy Foley to get research out of the lab

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated November 9 2020 - 8:14am, first published 8:00am
Dr Cathy Foley, Australia's new chief scientist, has a long to-do list. Picture: Supplied

Australia's incoming chief scientist wants to help Australia's "fabulous" research move beyond the laboratory and "turn it into prosperity and impact".


Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.