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By adding a resource to APO authors, publishers and organisations can make policy resources discoverable to thousands of policy professionals in the government, education, not-for-profit and commercial sectors in Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

Every author and organisation on APO receives a profile page that provides a collection of their resources and their associated engagement metrics.

Steps to add a resource


Policy and guidelines

Read more about APO's Collecting Policy & Moderation Guidelines.

APO makes public policy research visible, discoverable and usable. We collect and curate high quality content – our open access web platform contains over 42,000 resources including specialist collections, grey literature reports, articles and data.

Anyone can use APO to:

  • Search, browse and download resources
  • Download resource references using the citation tool
  • Share resources with colleagues via email, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more
  • Explore specialist collections
  • Subscribe to APO newsletters

Registered users can:

  • Add a resource to APO
  • Bookmark favorite resources
  • Advertise classifieds
  • Access your My APO dashboard to:
    • view your added resources and engagement metrics
    • access your saved bookmarks
    • upload classified ads and view performance metrics.