The AusSMC needs the support of Australian science experts in all fields of science and has the support of a Science Advisory Panel to provide advice when needed. Our Science Advisory Panel membership includes:

Professor Snow Barlow Professor of Horticulture and Viticulture, School of Agricultural and Food Systems,
The University of Melbourne
Dr Alan Finkel AM President, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)
(ex-officio) (and AusSMC patron)
Professor Lyn Beazley AO Chief Scientist of WA, Professor of Zoology, University of Western Australia
Emeritus Professor Max Brennan AO Former Chief Scientist for South Australia
Professor Adrienne Clarke AC Chancellor, La Trobe University, Melbourne
Professor Alan Cooper Director, Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, University of Adelaide
Professor Marcello Costa FAA Professor of Neurophysiology, School of Medicine, Flinders University
Professor Derek Denton AC Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne
Professor Peter Doherty AC Laureate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology,
The University of Melbourne
Professor Tim Flannery Macquarie University
Dr Ross E Smith President, Science and Technology Australia (ex-officio)
Professor Bryan Gaensler Institute of Astronomy, University of Sydney
Dr Geoff Garrett AO Queensland Chief Scientist
Baroness Professor Susan A Greenfield CBE Professor of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK
(Also International Patron of the AusSMC)
Professor Richard Head Director, Sansom Institute for Health Research
Professor Robert Hill Head of Sciences, SA Museum and Executive Dean, Faculty of Science,
The University of Adelaide
Professor Marcia Langton AM Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies, School of Anthropology,
Geography & Environmental Studies, The University of Melbourne
Emeritus Professor Ian Lowe AO School of Science, Griffith University and President,
Australian Conservation Foundation
Professor Caroline McMillen Vice Chancellor, The University of Newcastle
Emeritus Professor Sir Gustav Nossal AC CBE Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne
Professor John Simons, President Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) (ex-officio)
Professor Michelle Simmons Federation Fellow, School of Physics, University of New South Wales
Professor Fiona Stanley AC Patron, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
Professor Patricia Vickers-Rich Faculty of Science, School of Geosciences, Monash University
Professor Malcolm Walter Director, Australian Centre for Astrobiology, University of New South Wales
Professor Bob Williamson AO Senior Principal Research Fellow of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
and Professor of Medical Genetics, University of Melbourne

Past SAP members:

Professor Ken Baldwin former President of FASTS
Stuart Cunningham former President of CHASS
Emeritus Professor Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE Visiting Fellow at John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University
Professor David Henry University of Newcastle (now based overseas)
Professor Peter Andrews AO Former Queensland Chief Scientist
Emeritus Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE Department of Microbiology, University of Melbourne
Professor Robin Batterham AO University of Melbourne