Strategic planning

The Australian National University is endowed by the nation to bring credit to Australia through the quality of its research, education and contribution to societal transformation. Our strategic planning reflects our priorities and responsibilities to the nation, the region and the world.

ANU Strategic Plan 2018-2021 »

Inspiring Leadership for Our Time For over 70 years, The Australian National University has worked to realise the ambitions of the visionary...

Strategic plan initiatives

First Nations Governance Forum

2 – 4 July 2018 Museum of Australian Democracy Old Parliament House, Canberra As Australia's national university, ANU has an obligation to constructively contribute to the discussion of policy reform and processes of significant issues concerning Indigenous Australia. The...

Gender equity & inclusion

ANU is committed to equity and diversity, and is actively building a more inclusive culture where all staff are supported to reach their full potential in their academic or professional careers. Over recent years the University has made some progress on gender equity,...

Mental health strategy

In recognising the increasing need for an institutional approach to mental health, The Australian National University (ANU) has developed a mental health strategy. The strategy is based on current best practice in post-secondary student mental health which emphasises...

Reconciliation Action Plan

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Elders past and present of all the lands on which The Australian National University operates. The past two centuries of dispossession and racism have profoundly impacted all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life...

Sustainable Farms

The world's greatest challenge is to feed its rapidly growing population using farming practices that not only restore a rapidly degrading environment but also promote the financial viability, mental health and wellbeing of primary producers. No other country faces this...