Efficiency & Governance Submissions & Reports

Concern at US executive order 30 Jan 2017
Universities Australia has expressed concern about the impact of the new US executive order on the free exchange of students, academics and researchers between Australia and the United States of America.
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Era of uncertainty must end: safeguard universities in 2017 budget 24 Jan 2017
Universities Australia has counselled against a dramatic overhaul of the nation’s university system, using its pre-Budget submission to urge greater policy and funding certainty in higher education.
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Universities Australia backs calls for fairer copyright laws 20 Dec 2016
Universities Australia welcomes the Productivity Commission’s report on Australia's Intellectual Property Arrangements, which calls for the introduction of a "fair use" exception to copyright laws.
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Cutting university infrastructure – not so clever 19 Dec 2016
Closing the $3.7 billion Education Investment Fund (EIF) would make it harder for Australia to create new jobs, generate research breakthroughs and compete for international students – our third largest export.
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Graduate jobs up: latest figures 16 Dec 2016
The job market for new university graduates has strengthened over the past year, with more than seven out of ten in a fulltime job just four months after graduation.
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University philanthropy on the rise 8 Dec 2016
Many of the nation's senior university leaders gathered in Melbourne today to share expertise and expand philanthropy in higher education and research.
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Infrastructure roadmap to navigate Australia's research future 6 Dec 2016
A new draft roadmap will ensure Australia’s future research infrastructure spending will target priority areas to build on our research strengths.
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Teacher education changes announced 23 Nov 2016
Australia’s universities share the Victorian Government’s commitment to the highest quality teaching standards – but also defend the autonomy of universities to set their own admissions criteria.
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German and Australian researchers to share in $2.5 million for new projects 11 Nov 2016
University researchers working on projects ranging from the use of robotics in surgery to songwriting therapy for dementia sufferers will share in $2.5 million under a program that fosters collaboration between Australia and Germany.
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Uni research funds help to secure Australia’s future prosperity 1 Nov 2016
The $416 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) grants announced today by Education Minister Simon Birmingham will help to secure future prosperity for Australia through world-class university research.
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