Supporting the next generation

The 2021 round of grants and awards has now closed. The next round will open in February 2022.

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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John Maynard, Chair of Indigenous History at the University of Newcastle and Director of the Purai Global Indigenous History Centre.

New Fellow

John Maynard is one of Australia’s leading Indigenous scholars, whose research has revealed important aspects of our national past from an Indigenous perspective.

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Jo McDonald, Director, Centre for Rock Art Research + Management at the University of Western Australia.

New Fellow

Jo McDonald is internationally renowned for her diverse contributions to the archaeology of Indigenous Australia, especially rock art research in arid and temperate zones.

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Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Professor of Indigenous Research/Elder Scholar in Residence, Office of Indigenous Education and Engagement at RMIT.

New Fellow

Aileen Moreton-Robinson has pioneered Race and Whiteness Studies and Indigenous Feminism, while contributing broadly to Postcolonialism, Women’s Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Native Title law.

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