We provide independent expert advice to government and policy makers. Key areas of focus in our policy work include national research infrastructure, research engagement and impact, humanities skills and capability development, and international collaboration.

Our latest policy submissions

Higher Education Reform

Addressing Australia's vital languages capacity through the Diploma in Languages.

Foreign Policy White Paper

Australia’s cultural diversity is a major comparative advantage across trade, diplomacy, research, innovation and education.

National Research Infrastructure Roadmap

The Roadmap offers a ‘once in a decade’ opportunity to unlock the content held by our museums, libraries, universities and research agencies for research on issues of national significance and priority.

Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research

The shift to a more stream-lined principles-based code for the responsible conduct of research is welcome.