Science policy

The Academy brings together world-leading Australian experts from universities, research institutes and government research agencies to consider and advise the nation on scientific issues. It provides authoritative information and advice on current science, technology and emerging research to inform discussion and assist evidence based policy development and decision-making.

Submissions to government

Input made by the Academy or its related groups in the development or analysis of policy.

Read our submissions to government

Position statements

Statements made to clarify the Academy's position on current issues.

Read our position statements

Policy internships

The Academy is offering three month science policy internships for interested postgraduate students and early-career researchers during 2018. Opportunities cover general science policy opportunities as well as specific internships focused on brain science and sustainability. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are particularly encouraged to apply.

Find out more about our policy internships

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