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

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.

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.