Current Reviews and Consultations


The department conducts periodic reviews of higher education policy, and undertakes consultation with the higher education sector on a range of issues.


The following is a list of all the news items that are associated with Current Reviews and Consultations.

Consultation on the future of higher education reform

News | 24 November 2016

Report on the Review of the Australian National University (ANU) Act 1991 and the governance arrangements of the ANU (the Walker Review)

News | 23 June 2015

In September 2014, in consultation with Australian National University (ANU) Chancellor, Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC and Vice Chancellor, Professor Ian Young AO, the Australian Government commissioned a review to ensure that the ANU’s legislative and governance arrangements remain...

Higher Education Infrastructure Working Group

News | 15 January 2015

The Higher Education Infrastructure Working Group has been established to assist universities in supporting their teaching and research infrastructure needs.

Discussion paper 'Boosting the Commercial Returns from Research' released

News | 29 October 2014

A discussion paper has been released to seek consultation on options to support the translation of research into commercial outcomes.

Review of the Demand Driven Funding System released

News | 12 April 2014

Review of the Demand Driven Funding System Report, undertaken by the Hon Dr David Kemp and Mr Andrew Norton, has been released.

Association for Tertiary Education Management conference

News | 10 April 2014