F.A.I.R. Working Group

Members of the original working group were:

  • Linda O'Brien, Council of Australian University Librarians, (Chair)
  • Rosemary Calder, Australian Health Policy Collaboration
  • Virginia Barbour, Australasian Open Access Strategy Group
  • Tennant Reed, The AiGroup
  • Tim Cahill, The Conversation
  • John Wellard, Universities Australia
  • Mary Kelly, Universities Australia's Deputy Vice-Chancellors (Research) Committee

Observers to the working group who provided advice and comments:

  • Philip Kent, Chair of the CAUL Electronic Information Resources Committee
  • Jill Benn, Committee Member of the CAUL Research Advisory Committee

Representatives of:

  • Australian National Data Service
  • Australian Research Council
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
  • National Health and Medical Research Council
Position paper

Policy statement on F.A.I.R. access to Australia's research outputs

This statement affirms the need to make Australia’s publicly funded research outputs F.A.I.R., recognising this will require different approaches across different types of research output, a long-term national commitment, and consideration of the global change agenda.