Australian Universities Accord Panel Discussion Paper Consultation

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The Australian Universities Accord Panel has released a Discussion Paper outlining the fundamental challenges and opportunities facing the Australian higher education sector.

The Discussion Paper is structured around a series of prompt questions which together span the Accord Terms of Reference. These questions are intended to stimulate discussion about how Government, the sector and other relevant stakeholders can work together to deliver a higher education system that meets the current and future needs of the nation.

A supporting document on the Job-ready Graduates (JRG) package has also been released.

Making a submission in response to the Discussion Paper

Interested stakeholders are invited to submit written responses to the Discussion Paper. Responses to the Discussion Paper will help inform the Panel’s final report to the Minister for Education.

The Panel especially welcomes Discussion Paper submissions which present evidence-based solutions to the questions posed in the prompt questions. Stakeholders are welcome to respond to as many or as few of the questions as they choose.

To provide your submission please go to Discussion Paper submissions.

Submissions close at 11:59pm AEST on Tuesday 11 April 2023.