The Group of Eight (Go8) activities have given rise to unprecedented collaboration and cooperation among Australia’s leading universities, the results of which manifest themselves in an array of social, cultural and economic developments that, directly or indirectly, benefit Australia, the region and the world. This section contains information on those contributions.

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University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence discusses budget cuts with ABC Radio National flagship current affairs presenter Sabra Lane

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Policy Papers

Universities play a central role in Australia’s innovation system and support the business sector, and individual firms, in many direct and indirect ways.  Universities provide Australia with a continuing supply of highly educated graduates, knowledgeable about the most recent developments in their disciplines and able to apply their expertise, understanding and skills within the particular circumstances of their employment.  Universities are also major generators of the new knowledge which advances understanding and, through its integration with complementary expertise and existing practic