This publication reviews the impact of the past year on the broader research and education markets, and on key individual firms within these markets.
Report of the Independent Review of the adoption of the model code on freedom of speech and academic freedom
This document is the final report of Emeritus Professor Sally Walker AM's review of Australian universities' alignment with the Model Code on freedom of speech and academic freedom, recommended by the Hon. Robert French AC in his 2019 Review of freedom of speech in Australian...
Like all modern societies, Australia has to understand, interpret and learn from its history. In this paper, Peter Kurti argues that we must be sure to protect our country, our communities and our citizens from the three dangers posed by cancel culture — the corrosion...
This revised Charter was developed in response to an independent review of freedom of speech in Australian higher education providers, commissioned by the federal government and conducted by former High Court Chief Justice, the Hon. Robert French AC.
This ANUpoll report addresses attitudes on whether universities are preparing Australians for the workforce; whether universities are still places to debate controversial ideas; and whether universities play a pivotal role in educating people from disadvantaged or regional backgrounds.
A model code for the protection of freedom of speech and academic freedom in Australian higher education providers
The report outlines how former Chief Justice, the Hon Robert French’s model code for the protection of freedom of speech and academic freedom can be adopted by the University of Sydney by amending its current Charter of Academic Freedom.
Framework for the development of principles-based guidelines to counter foreign interference in the Australian university sector
The Australian government believes that fostering a positive security culture, through a principles-based approach to risk management, can help to ensure the university sector continues to produce world-class research, while protecting academic freedom and minimising risks.
This report examines the scope and experience of freedom of speech in Australian universities. The review proposes a model voluntary code of conduct and some modifications to the Higher Education Support Act and related Higher Education Standards.
Tensions between the government and the university sector ran high in 2018, with the government cutting funding to student places and research and a big push back from universities.