Appointment, achievement

The Australian Naval Institute award its McNeil Prize to Jason Scholz. The award is for “an outstanding contribution to the capabilities of the RAN. Professor Scholz (RMIT) is CEO of the Trusted Autonomous Systems CRC, one of the defence cooperative research centre programme, created when Christopher Pyne was defence industry minister (CMM May 24 2018).

 The Uni Queensland Senate has elected Peter Varghese to a second five-year term as chancellor, commencing in July.