On 7 December 2015, the Government released the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA). The Agenda will ensure that high quality research drives innovation that saves lives, answers social and environmental imperatives, improves economic productivity and growth, and creates the jobs of the...
The Australian Government is making $16.4 million available over three years to enable universities across Australia to deliver innovative maths and science projects.
Overall, the Australian research sector is highly productive, internationally connected, and recognised globally for high quality research.
The Collaborative Research Networks (CRN) programme is intended to effect structural adjustment in the research and research training capacity of smaller, regional and less research intensive universities in the higher education system.
The Higher Education Infrastructure Working Group has been established to assist universities in supporting their teaching and research infrastructure needs.
The Australian Government supports national collaborative research infrastructure that enables Australian researchers to deliver lasting returns to the Australian community.
The National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) delivers world class research facilities so that Australian researchers can solve complex problems both here in Australia and around the globe. NCRIS is the most efficient and strategic way to invest in national scale research...
In 2016, the Australian Government is expected to provide $1.81 billion to higher education providers as block grants to support research and research training, through a number of performance-based schemes under the Higher Education Support Act (HESA) 2003.
A highly skilled research workforce is vital to Australia’s future prosperity. The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, former Minister for Education and Training, commissioned the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) to undertake a review of Australia’s research training system.