September 2019

September 2019

DASSH Treasurer Prof Theo Farrell’s commentary about the Excellence in Research for Australia exercise at the AFR Higher Education Summit has received coverage by Times Higher Education. Click here to read more.

August 2019

August 2019

DASSH has welcomed the news that the Minister of Education has agreed to this year commence a Scoping Study into the research infrastructure capabilities and requirements of HASS, bringing it forward from 2020-21. Read the full media release here.

May 2019

May 2019

DASSH has released a scorecard to help voters understand where political parties stand on issues of importance to the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) sector. The media release is here, and the scorecard can be downloaded here.

November 2018

November 2018

DASSH has now released the “Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) Degrees: Powering Workforce Transformation Through Creativity, Critical Thinking and Human Interaction” report. Download it here.

October 2018

October 2018

DASSH joins with the Australian Academy of the Humanities to express concern and disappointment at the Australian Government’s rejection of $4M in humanities research. Download the media release here.

May 2018

May 2018

DASSH joins with the Australian Academy of the Humanities to express concern at the lack of proposed investment for our disciplines in the Government’s Research Infrastructure Investment Plan. Download the media release here.

February 2017

February 2017

The Tertiary Education Union of New Zealand organised a nationwide Day of Action on 22 February to highlight the benefits of teaching and learning humanities, arts, social sciences and fine arts in New Zealand. DASSH’s media release can be downloaded here.

August 2016

August 2016

DASSH rejects claims in the media that question the merits of funding of research projects and challenge the integrity of the Australian Research Council (ARC). Download the media release here.

June 2016

June 2016

DASSH joins the arts sector on Friday 17 June 2016 for a National Day of Action for the Arts. The day has been called in response to the recent Australia Council funding results, the lack of consultation around changes to arms-length funding and lack of a Coalition arts policy or inclusion of the arts in the ‘innovation agenda’. DASSH’s statement is here.

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