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.


Performance-based funding for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme 22 Feb 2019
Australian universities provide high-quality, accessible education to 1.4 million students each year, lead Australia’s research efforts and are a major contributor to the social and economic wellbeing of our country.
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Reallocation of Commonwealth supported places for enabling, sub-bachelor and postgraduate courses 22 Feb 2019
As the peak body for Australia’s 39 comprehensive universities, Universities Australia acknowledges the need for more clarity and certainty regarding the allocation of Commonwealth supported places (CSPs) for enabling, sub-bachelor and postgraduate places. The higher education sector will operate in a more efficient and more effective way if allocations of places are aligned with demand.
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Response to National Regional, Rural and Remote Education Strategy Framing Paper 1 Feb 2019
As the peak body representing Australia’s 39 comprehensive universities, Universities Australia welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Regional Education Expert Advisory Group’s National Regional, Rural and Remote Education Strategy Framing Paper.
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2019-20 Pre-Budget Submission 31 Jan 2019
In a time of rapid global change, many nations are looking to invest in sectors that will build social and economic opportunity for their citizens – recognising that opportunity and advancement are key to social cohesion and progress.
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Submission on expert review of Australia's Vocational Education and Training System 25 Jan 2019
Universities Australia (UA) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the current expert review of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. UA recognises the importance of a robust, reputable VET system for Australia’s future. VET offers training and practical skills that equip Australian’s for immediate entry into the workforce. Higher education offers students the academic, analytical and technical skills required for long-term professional and academic careers. Both are critical to Australia’s economic and social wellbeing.
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