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Research and education partnerships between Australian universities and international institutions remain at risk following the publication of the parliamentary inquiry report into the proposed Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020, the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group has said. The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee report, published today (5 November), considers the Read more
IRU members are celebrating after winning $3.4 million of new funding for research into Australian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander society, history and culture – 29% of all the money awarded through the program. Education Minister Dan Tehan announced yesterday that 14 IRU member projects will be funded through the Government’s Special Research Initiative Read more
09 Oct 2020
IRU statement on the Job-Ready Graduates Bill With the passage of the Government’s Job-Ready Graduates package through Parliament it is now for universities and the Government to ensure the best outcome over coming years. We need to take advantage of the strong elements of the package and work to minimise the impact of the weaknesses Read more
IRU Senior Leaders Forum
The IRU is a network of seven Australian universities. As such, it does not host regular events for non-members.
The IRU hosts an annual IRU Senior Leaders Forum each year where members can discuss issues of current and future strategic importance. Delegates are nominated by IRU member universities, dependent on the topics due to be discussed.
The 2020 IRU Senior Leaders Forum has been postponed due to COVID-19. The next Forum will take place in 2021. Further details will be announced to delegates in due course.