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.


Independent Hospital Pricing Authority’s (IHPA) Consultation Paper  27 Oct 2016
UA undertakes a health policy and advocacy role to support the sector in this work and is advised in this activity by two main groups: the Health Professionals’ Education Standing Group (HPESG) which provides discipline-specific health professional education advice; and a jurisdictional Health Education Workforce Group (HEWG) which injects state and territory views into clinical training and related matters.
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Productivity Commission Inquiry on the Education Evidence Base 27 Oct 2016
Universities Australia (UA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Productivity Commission’s draft report on the education evidence base. Universities are at the forefront of Australia’s effort to build an education evidence base and affirm Australia’s position as a highly innovative and educated nation.
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Submission to ACNC 2017 Annual Information Statement 6 Oct 2016
Universities Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the proposed changes to the 2017 Annual Information Statement (AIS).
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2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap Capability Issues Paper 12 Sep 2016
Submission on 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap Capability Issues Paper
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Submission to Senate Economics Legislation Committee on the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016 8 Sep 2016
Universities Australia does not oppose the moderate reduction in the minimum repayment income for HELP debts, with lower repayment rates below existing threshold (Schedule 1), aimed at assuring the viability and sustainably of HELP scheme. We also do not oppose the removal of HECS-HELP benefit (Schedule 3) given its limited success in influencing study choice selection and increasing demand for particular occupations. However, Universities Australia has some concerns on the three schedules of the Bill.
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