2020 ACOLA Annual Report

2020 Annual Report In 2020, there has been a no more significant time in modern history that the research community, ACOLA and the Learned Academies have come to the service of the nation. Professor Joy Damousi FASSA FAHA Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA ACOLA STRATEGIC STATEMENT The scale and complexity of the challenges facing communities…

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2019 ACOLA Annual Report

2019 Annual Report   2019 has been another very productive year with ACOLA working on four projects under the Horizon Scanning series for the Australian Government. It also saw the release of the third report in the Horizon Scanning series: Synthetic biology in Australia: an outlook to 2030 at Customs House in Brisbane on 4…

Annual Reports

ACOLA Annual Reports 2020 Annual Report 2020 Annual Report “In 2020, there has been a no more significant time in modern history that the research community, ACOLA and the Learned Academies have come to the service of the nation.” Professor Joy Damousi FASSA FAHA Chair, ACOLA 2019 Annual Report “2019 has been another very productive…

2018 ACOLA Annual Report

2018 ACOLA Annual Report

2018 Annual Report   2018 has been a very productive year for ACOLA. Progressing on several fronts, ACOLA has made landmark achievements internally, where it navigated a major restructure, and also externally, where it gained significant momentum delivering the Horizon Scanning series. Dr John Beaton, Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA Secretariat Limited ACOLA STRATEGIC STATEMENT The…

2017 ACOLA Annual Report

2017 Annual Report   Financial Year 2017 has been a year of transition for ACOLA, as we completed the Securing Australia’s Future (SAF) program and initiated several projects through the new Horizon Scanning initiative for the Chief Scientist and the Commonwealth Science Council. Dr Christina Parolin, Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA Secretariat Limited ACOLA STRATEGIC…

2016 Annual report

2016 ACOLA Annual Report

2016 Annual Report   Financial Year 2016 has been a year of change for ACOLA. Along with substantive completion of the Securing Australia’s Future (SAF) program, ACOLA began to turn in a new strategic direction. Ms Anna-Maria Arabia, Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA Secretariat Limited ACOLA STRATEGIC STATEMENT Australia’s four Learned Academies are independent organisations…

2015 Annual report

2015 ACOLA Annual Report

2015 Annual Report   In FY2015, ACOLA has continued to deliver the first and second tranches ofthe program Securing Australia’s Future (SAF). The eight projects involved to date were designed to provide evidence-based research initially for the Prime Minister’s Science Engineering & Innovation Council (PMSEIC) and more recently for the Commonwealth Science Council. Dr Margaret…

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2014 ACOLA Annual Report

2014 Annual Report   In FY2014 ACOLA Secretariat Ltd has continued to deliver the research projects of the first tranche of the program Securing Australia’s Future. The company has also been closely involved in developing and initiating several second tranche SAF projects. All of these were designed to provide evidence based research for the Prime…

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2013 ACOLA Annual Report

2013 Annual Report   2012/13 has seen ACOLA Secretariat Ltd take on a new role, initiated by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb AO, and utilising its function as the liaison body between the four Learned Academies. Since June 2012, the company has managed a major new three-year multidisciplinary research program Securing Australia’s Future, providing…

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2012 ACOLA Annual Report

2012 Annual Report   2011/12 has seen a rapid expansion of the role of ACOLA as the liaison bodybetween the four Learned Academies. The earlier strengthening of the organisation through the appointment of a professional secretariat has proven to be timely. Those steps enabled ACOLA to swiftly rise to the challenge created early in 2012…