The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) combines the strengths of the four Australian Learned Academies: Australian Academy of the Humanities, Australian Academy of Science, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australiaand Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

By providing a forum that brings together great minds, broad perspectives and knowledge, ACOLA is the nexus for true interdisciplinary cooperation to develop integrated problem solving and cutting edge thinking on key issues for the benefit of Australia.

ACOLA receives Australian Government funding from the Australian Research Council and the Department of Education.

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Media release: Renaissance Reborn: Mixing Skills For Smarter Firms

21 July 2016

Australia’s top-flight innovators will draw on a mix of skills – creative, business and technical– to tap new sources of wealth, according to a new report.

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Media Release - Australia’s economic edge: the Asian business diasporas

26 May 2016

Australia’s human bridges to Asia are critical national infrastructure, according to a new report from the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA).

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Media Alert : REPORT LAUNCH: Australia's economic edge: the Asian business diasporas

20 May 2016

A report by the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) which charts the role that Australia’s Asian business diasporas play in driving the nation’s economic edge will be launched on Thursday 26 May.  

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