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

Strengthening Australia-China relations

Three recommendations for the new National Foundation for Australia-China Relations.

Australia's National Archives

Protecting, preserving and using Commonwealth information in the digital age.

Standard research classifications

The need for a classification model that can better reflect the dynamism of emerging and multidisciplinary research.

Supporting the full spectrum of research

Australian Research Council implementation of the National Science and Research Priorities.