The ATNF Steering Committee

The Australia Telescope Steering Committee (ATSC) provides advice to the ATNF Director on the scientific and technical operations of the ATNF. Committee members are appointed by the CSIRO Board.

The Committee assists the Board to fulfil its governance responsibilities through the provision high level advice on the ongoing delivery of radio astronomy capabilities for the nation according to the ATSC Charter.

The ATSC includes three Australian astronomers, three overseas experts and two representatives from the broader community. In addition, there are three ex-officio members.

Membership of the ATSC as at March 2019 is listed below.


Dr David Skellern, CMCRC Ltd.


Australian Astronomical Community

Prof Matthew Bailes, Swinburne University of Technology

Dr Cathryn Trott, Curtin University

Prof Naomi McClure-Griffiths, Australian National University

International Astronomical Community

Prof Xiang-Ping Wu, National Astronomical Observatories of China, China

Prof John Carlstrom, University of Chicago, USA

Prof Michael Wise, Netherlands Institute for Space Research, The Netherlands

Australian Stakeholder Community

Dr David Skellern, CMCRC Ltd.

Catherine Livingstone AO


Dr David Williams, Executive Director, CSIRO Digital, National Facilities and Collections

Mr Brendan Dalton, Chief Information Officer, CSIRO

A/Prof Julia Bryant, University of Sydney


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