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.

Draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap Submission 17 Jan 2017
Government investment in first class research infrastructure is vital to the long-term sustainability of Australia’s research program, driving innovation, economic productivity and social benefits for the nation.
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Submission to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on Data Availability and Use 24 Nov 2016
Universities Australia (UA) thanks the Productivity Commission for the opportunity to provide feedback to the Draft Report on Data Availability and Use. As UA noted in our submission to the issues paper, universities play an essential role in driving Australia’s open data agenda through their research programs, as producers and users of vast amounts of data in their own right, and as educators of Australia’s data analysts and data scientists.
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Submission to the Committee’s inquiry into the medical complaints process in Australia 24 Nov 2016
I am writing following Senator Stirling Griff’s request that Universities Australia (UA) provide a submission to the Committee’s inquiry into the medical complaints process in Australia. UA would like to take this opportunity to respond to some of the issues that have been raised in other submissions and the public hearing.
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Submission to the Review of the impact of the TEQSA Act on the higher education sector 15 Nov 2016
Universities Australia (UA) is pleased to make this submission to the review of the impact of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (‘TEQSA Act’) on the higher education sector (‘the Review’).
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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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