We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and to show you personalised advertising. To find out more, read our privacy policy and cookie policy

Government submissions

Public submissions provided by the University of Wollongong (UOW) in response to state and federal government inquiries about a range of matters relevant to UOW are provided below. For inquiries about particular submissions, please contact the relevant Unit provided.

Submissions by year

Accelerating Research and Development in New South Wales, December 2019

  • Response to the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet’s call for Submissions about Accelerating Research and Development (R&D) in NSW. This Submission provides responses to each of the Inquiry questions, with a focus on the development rather than the research side of R&D.
  • Submission prepared by the Government Relations Unit
  • Download the submission document: Accelerating Research and Development in New South Wales (PDF) 

Skills and Workforce Development Agreement, December 2019

  • Input in response to the Australian Productivity Commission’s Skills and Workforce Development Agreement Issues Paper. This Submission provides responses to a number of the Inquiry questions.
  • Submission prepared by the Government Relations Unit
  • Download the submission document: Skills and Workforce Development Agreement (PDF)

Free Trade Agreement between Australia and Hong Kong, China and the Investment Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, August 2019

Jobs for the Future in Regional NSW, September 2019

  • Input in response to the Senate Select Committee Inquiry into Jobs for the Future in Regional Areas.
  • This Submission broadly addresses key elements of the Committee Terms of Reference by demonstrating the important role UOW is playing transforming the Illawarra and other regional areas in which it operates, in the generation and application of new ideas and, its capacity to educate people to meet the needs of the future workforce. In doing so, it seeks to demonstrate the role universities such as UOW can play in implementing government policy initiatives which encourage innovation and support the transition of regions into new industries and areas of employment opportunities.
  • Submission prepared by the Government Relations Unit
  • Download the submission document: Jobs for the Future in Regional NSW (PDF)

National Foundation for Australia-China Relations

  • Input in response to call for Submissions by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade about the scope and programming of the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations.
  • The UOW strongly supports efforts of the Federal Government to continue to promote and develop strong links between Australia and China, and looks forward to the establishment of the Foundation as it continues to build upon the efforts of and developments driven by of the Australia-China Council
  • Submission prepared by the Government Relations Unit
  • Download the submission document: National Foundation for Australia-China Relations (PDF)

Regional, Rural and Remote Education Strategy Framing Paper, February 2019

  • Input in response to the Regional Education Expert Advisory Group’s Framing Paper and outlines UOW support for the Federal Government’s efforts to address issues impacting access and participation of people from regional, rural and remote backgrounds in post-secondary education. This paper follows on from a previous submission UOW provided into the Federal Government’s Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education that preceded this Framing Paper in August 2017.
  • Download the submission document: Regional, Rural and Remote Education Strategy Framing Paper (PDF)

Growing International Education in Regional Australia, November 2018

  • UOW input in response to the Department of Education and Training’s call for Submissions from interested parties that inform government efforts to encourage international students to have a study experience outside of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
  • Submission prepared by the Government Relations Unit
  • Download submission document: Growing International Education in Regional Australia (PDF)

Labor’s Inquiry into equity and participation in Australia’s universities, October 2018

Inquiry into Funding Australia’s Research, June 2018

  • UOW submission to the House of Representatives’ Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training on the Inquiry into Funding Australia’s Research.
  • Key points provided by UOW for consideration in response to Labor’s plan to undertake a National Inquiry into Australia’s post-secondary education system.
  • Submission prepared by the Government Relations Unit
  • Download submission document: Inquiry into Funding Australia’s Research (PDF)

Labor’s Inquiry into Post-Secondary Education, April 2018

  • Key points provided by UOW for consideration in response to Labor’s plan to undertake a National Inquiry into Australia’s post-secondary education system.
  • Submission prepared by the Government Relations Unit
  • Download submission document: Labor’s Inquiry into Post-Secondary Education (PDF)

Contact for papers prepared by the Government Relations Unit

 

Close