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December 25th, 2008

NSW Government to create nanotechnology advisory committee

Abstract:
A NANOTECHNOLOGY advisory committee will be appointed to consider recommendations of a recent parliamentary inquiry, the NSW Government says.

NSW Chief Scientist Professor Mary O'Kane has been asked to set up the committee, which will explore a number of the 18 recommendations coming from the inquiry, science minister Jodi McKay said.

"This was the first parliamentary inquiry into nanotechnology in Australia and one that looked specifically at both the benefits and potential risks of nano materials," Ms McKay said.

"It is important we capitalise on this inquiry, and fully explore the viability of nanotechnology in NSW."

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