To improve policy and program development and to strengthen partnerships between the ARC and our stakeholders the ARC will, from time to time, consult with stakeholders including the general public, over matters relating to the planning and implementation of ARC activities.

Below are details of current, upcoming and closed consultations.

Current consultations

  • The ARC is undertaking a targeted consultation on three initiatives to address gender disparities in the National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP) focussed on supporting early career researchers, ARC College of Experts membership and performance reporting.
    See more: Increasing female participation in research.

Upcoming consultations

There are no upcoming consultations available at this time.

Closed Consultations

  • ANZSRC Review Consultation Draft—Submissions closed 10 February 2020 
  • ANZSRC Review Public Consultation—Submissions closed 7 June 2019
  • Implementation of the National Science and Research Priorities under the Australian Research Council’s National Competitive Grants Program―Submissions closed 16 May 2019
  • Consultation on Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence (ROPE)—submissions closed on 28 April 2017
  • Draft Open Access Policy and Frequently Asked Questions—targeted consultation to Deputy Vice Chancellors (Research) closed on 1 March 2017
  • Public consultation on the revised Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research—submissions closed on 28 February 2017
  • Engagement and Impact Consultation Paper—submissions closed on 24 June 2016