Universities Australia regularly makes submissions to government inquiries and reviews, 

Some earlier documents are only held in hard-copy - please contact our registry for details.


Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment 13 Aug 2015
Universities Australia's submission on the proposed Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2015 and Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2015.
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'Vision for a Science Nation' consultation paper 7 Aug 2015
Universities Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s commitment to place science and research at the centre of its policies to improve the nation’s prosperity and wellbeing. Governments around the world are adopting national strategies with clear resourcing commitments to ensure their nations are able to compete into the future.
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New Learning and Teaching Institute 20 Jul 2015
Universities Australia has previously indicated its strong opposition to moves to downgrade the Government's commitment to teaching and learning excellence in higher education. It recognises that within the Government’s budget plans for a successor body, the current level of activities of the OLT will be pared back. The focus of this submission is, therefore, on the broader issues pertaining to the proposal and its parameters. It does not respond to the four specific questions listed in the Call for Submissions, since detailed engagement with each of these is more appropriately addressed by individual institutions.
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Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 15 Jul 2015
The Medical Research Future Fund constitutes a significant new investment in medical research and its implementation will require careful consideration to ensure the most benefit for all Australians.
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Response to the Draft National Strategy for International Education 3 Jun 2015
Universities Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the development of a National Strategy for International Education. This whole-of-government strategy, endorsed and supported by education providers, is necessary to ensure the continued success of Australia in the delivery of international education services and the ongoing internationalisation of Australia’s education and research agenda.
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