Overview of Policy & Research
One of the key roles of the Australian Academy of the Humanities is to act as a consultant and advisory body on matters concerning the humanities.
The Academy provides independent, expert advice to government, industry, the media, cultural organisations and community groups by:
- advocating for, and supporting, the appointment of humanities experts on select committees;
- providing reports and submissions to government reviews and inquiries;
- giving evidence at hearings on policy matters;
- convening specialist committees on matters of particular public policy concern, inviting the participation of Fellows and non-Fellows willing to contribute their expertise, influence and skills.
The Language Studies Committee
advises the Academy Council
on matters concerning languages policy
Through the Australian Council of Learned Academies
) the Academy also collaborates on research projects with Australia's three other Learned Academies, including the Securing Australia's Future