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 2020-2023 »

Inspiring Leadership for Our Time For nearly three-quarters of a century, the Australian National University has worked to realise the ambitions of...

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. DRAFT Reconciliation Action Plan 2020-2021 open to consultation  ANU is working on the next iteration of our Reconciliation Action...

Sustainable Farms

Overview For twenty years, scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) have collected data about biodiversity and ecology from hundreds of farms in inland Victoria, New South Wales and south-east Queensland (Australia's eastern wheat-sheep belt). This...