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Our 2021 round of grants and awards are now open and will close on 26 April

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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 Fellow Jo McDonald, Director of the 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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Welcoming new Fellow Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Professor of Indigenous Research/Elder Scholar in Residence, Office of Indigenous Education and Engagement at RMIT.

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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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Welcoming new Fellow John Newman, Adjunct Research Fellow at Monash University and Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Alberta.

New Fellow

John Newman is one of the foremost cognitive linguists working in Australia today. Most recently he has been engaged in cross-linguistic research on verbal concepts, resulting in several widely acclaimed book-length publications and journal articles.

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