Advising Australia – advancing discussions on complex issues through trusted, independent, and interdisciplinary evidence -based advice.
ACOLA aims to be a key source of high-quality, robust, and independent interdisciplinary advice for Australia’s decision-makers and the public on complex challenges and issues.
Integrity, rigor, transparency, inclusiveness, creativity, collaboration and interdisciplinarity.
How we work
Through the learned academies, ACOLA has access to more than 3,000 of Australia’s greatest minds to bring together critical thinking and evidence to inform robust policy decisions.
Translating and Synthesising
ACOLA welcomes Professor Richard Holden as Chair of the Board
The Chair of the ACOLA Board rotates between the Member Academies and we welcome Professor Richard Holden FASSA, President of the Academy of Social Science in Australia, as Chair of the Board for 2022.