Welcoming our newly elected Fellows


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Championing a humanised future for Australia

The Academy is the national body for the humanities in Australia, championing the contribution that humanities make to national life.
Our purpose is to ensure the humanities in Australia thrive and excel, because we believe a better future for all humanity depends on ethical, historical, creative and cultural knowledge and expertise.

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Welcoming new Honorary Fellow Stan Grant Snr., Program Co-Leader, Graduate Certificate in Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage at Charles Sturt University and Wiradjuri Council of Elders.

New Honorary Fellow

Stan Grant Snr. is a Wiradjuri elder whose commitment to language reclamation has had deep ramifications for other Indigenous communities in Australia and internationally, regarding the role of indigenous languages in sustaining the life and culture of their communities.

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Welcoming new Honorary Fellow Michael Kieran Harvey, multi award winning artist, pianist and composer.

New Honorary Fellow

Michael Kieran Harvey's 40-year international career has been notable for its diversity and wide repertoire. His compositions have been performed in Europe, the UK, North and South America and Asia, in addition to major Australian festivals.

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Welcoming new Honorary Fellow Djon Mundine, independent Bandjalung curator, writer and artist – Contemporary Art and Cultural mentor at Long Bay Prison in Sydney.

New Honorary Fellow

Djon Mundine’s arts leadership has communicated the richness of Aboriginal culture to Australia and the world. His practice as a curator, writer and artist continues to inform public debates about Aboriginal art, culture and history.

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