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Office of Science

The Office of Science provides advice to the State Government on science related programs and policy. Key focus areas for the Office of Science include:

  • providing leadership and advice on matters related to science;
  • building the State’s science capacity;
  • supporting science engagement;
  • recognising excellence in science; and
  • supporting the Chief Scientist of Western Australia.

2014 Premier’s Science Awards winners announced

Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett has announced the winners for the 2014 Premier’s Science Awards at a ceremony on 21 August 2014.

For more information visit the News and Media page and the Premier's Science Awards pages.  



National Science Week 2014

National Science Week 2014 (16-24 August) was a huge success.

Hundreds of science events and activities took place across the State as part of the celebrations. Key events included the Perth Science Festival, the Premier’s Science Awards and the Science Café.

For more information visit the Science engagement page on this website. 


Latest announcements and media statements are featured on the News and media page on this website. Click on a news item to view the full news article.

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