Download: 2022-2023 Pre-Budget Submission
Investments in research and the higher education sector have been declining over several years, and the consequences will be irreparable if left unaddressed. Furthermore, we are concerned Australia’s future innovators will be ill-prepared to contribute competitively in the post-covid environment.
We anticipate innovators of the future will be current and prospective postgraduate students. Thus, for the purpose of this submission, we identified the critical areas of a crisis affecting this demographic and concluded with the following recommendations: