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

Job-ready Graduates legislation

The proposed changes falls short on delivering the skills and knowledge required for Australia’s society, workforce and economy.

Australia's diaspora advantage

The need to recognise and harness the linguistic skills, cultural knowledge and global networks of Australia’s diaspora communities.

Lessons learned from the 2019-20 Australian bushfires

Improving mechanisms to providing humanities advice to Government and the federal Parliament.

Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements

Six recommendations to mobilse the evidence, research and expertise we need to draw lasting lessons from the 2019-20 Australian bushfires.