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.
All advice provided by the Academy is dispassionate, disinterested, apolitical and founded in expertise. It sets standards of excellence, quality, independence and transparency.
Read the Academy's principles of science policy advice (PDF 142kb)
Input made by the Academy or its related groups in the development or analysis of policy.
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Briefs synthesising scientific evidence on the impact of bushfires and other environmental issues.
Statements made to clarify the Academy's position on current issues.
Feature articles discussing the benefits of science to Australians.
The Academy publishes reports and strategies to build the information base about the whole science sector, specific disciplines, or that are about the importance of science to all Australians.
In this section, browse and download completed reports and publications that have emerged from projects across a broad scope of sectors and stakeholder groups.
Developed by the Academy’s National Committees for Science, decadal plans are 10-year strategic plans for scientific disciplines.
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