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

2020-21 Federal Budget submision

Cost-effective recommendations to harness Australia’s humanities, arts and culture expertise across a broad range of policy areas.

Increasing diversity in Australia's research workforce

Pathways to gender equality in the Australian Research Council's grant funding processes.

Australian Infrastructure Audit

Australia's educational and cultural infrastructure needs and telecommunications social inclusion agenda.

Nationhood, national identity and democracy

Outlining four pathways to strengthening cultural identity and social cohesion.