Policy at AAHMS: Tackling Australia’s most pressing issues in health, medicine, research and innovation

The Academy provides an impartial and authoritative voice for healthcare and is active in influencing policy. The wide-ranging expertise of our Fellows allows us to analyse and synthesis evidence to provide expert advice to Government and other stakeholders. We work on a variety of policy topics addressing some of the most pressing issues in health, medicine, research and innovation.

The Academy undertakes proactive projects that set the agenda, and we respond to important issues being addressed by our partners and stakeholders.

The Academy is currently working in three major policy areas:

The Academy is actively engaged in influencing policy in Australia by:

Find more examples in our news feed below.

The strategic direction of our policy work is guided by the Reports Committee, chaired by Professor Frank Gannon. This Committee plays a key role in driving and overseeing the policy-related activities of the Academy.

Please get in touch with Dr Cath Latham, AAHMS Interim CEO ([email protected]) if you would like to hear more about the Academy’s current policy work.

2021
Consultation Response

AAHMS Submission: Response to the Medical Research Future Fund Strategy and Prio...

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2021
Consultation Response

AAHMS Submission: Senate Inquiry into the Investment Funds Legislation Amendment...

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2021
Consultation Response

AAHMS submission: NHMRC consultation on the draft guide for Research Integrity A...

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2021
Consultation Response

AAHMS Submission: NHMRC consultation on proposed revisions to the Open Access Po...

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2021
Consultation Response

AAHMS submission: response to the DESE consultation on developing a university r...

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2021
Consultation Response

Joint submission: Response to the Australian Government’s consultation on mito...

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2021
Position Statement

Academy statement on Australia’s vaccine roll-out

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2021
Consultation Response

2021/22 Pre-Budget submission

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2020
Policy priority

Maintaining strong foundations and building resilience: planning Australia’s p...

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2020
Policy priority

Health impacts of the Australian bushfires

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2020
Policy priority

COVID-19 Rapid Research Information Forum

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2020
Policy priority

COVID-19 policy activities

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AAHMS
2020
Consultation Response

Pre-Budget submission 2020-2021

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2020
Symposium, Workshop or Roundtable

Roundtable report on Artificial Intelligence in health

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AAHMS
2020
Consultation Response

Joint submission on National Health Information Strategy

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2019
Consultation Response

Joint response to NHMRC consultation on mitochondrial donation

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2019
Position Statement

Joint call to action to improving accessibility and linkage of data for better h...

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2019
Consultation Response

Artificial Intelligence: Australia’s Ethics Framework – AAHMS submission

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2019
Consultation Response

NHMRC consultation on Research Supervision Guide – AAHMS submission

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2019
Position Statement

2019 Federal Election statement

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2018
Consultation Response

Consultation response on Women in STEM Decadal Plan

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2018
Consultation Response

Response to Funding Australia’s Research inquiry

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2016
Symposium, Workshop or Roundtable

Medical Research Future Fund – Setting the priorities for 2016-2018

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