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Biographical entry Hurst, Walter Neville (Neville) (1933 - )

Born
15 July 1933
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Walter Neville (Neville) Hurst's career can be divided into four segments: 1955-72: Research with DSTO (Defence Science and Technology Organisation); 1973-87: Science and environment policy; 1987-96: Senior administration; 1996-: post-Australian Public Service work. He studied mathematics at the University of Melbourne (BA Hons, MA Hons).

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1955 - 1963
Career position - Researcher at the Aeronautical Research Laboratories of the Department of Supply
1963 - 1969
Career position - Principal Research Scientist at the Aeronautical Research Laboratories of the Department of Supply
1969 - 1972
Career position - Principal Research Scientist at the Central Studies Establishment, Department of Supply
1973 - 1975
Career position - Assistant Secretary with the Department of Science
1975 - 1978
Career position - Assistant Secretary with the Department of Environment
1976 - 1977
Career position - Executive Secretary to the (Birch Committee) Independent Inquiry into CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1978 - 1980
Career position - Assistant Secretary at the Department of Science
1980 - 1987
Career position - First Assistant Secretary with the Department of Science
1987 - 1996
Career position - First Assistant Secretary within the industry portfolio (various government department names)
1993
Award - Public Service Medal received
1996 -
Career position - Small furniture manufacturing and retailing business

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Rosanne Walker