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The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science were awarded by the Prime Minister on 21 October 2015.

2015 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science winners. (Left to right) Graeme Jameson, Jane Elith, Cyrille Boyer, Minister Christopher Pyne, Australia’s Chief Scientist Ian Chubb, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Rebecca Johnson, Ken Silburn, Graham Farquhar.

Prizes for research

Prizes for innovation

Prizes for science, mathematics or technology teaching

  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools awarded to Mrs Rebecca Johnson [581KB PDF] [145KB DOCX] from Windaroo State School in Queensland, for initiating a specialist science program within her school featuring innovative and imaginative approaches which has been replicated in many other schools.
  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools awarded to Dr Kenneth Silburn [577KB PDF] [143KB DOCX] from Casula High School in New South Wales for his leadership in science teaching.