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  • New Executive Director for ATN

    23 May 2019
    The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Luke Sheehy as our new Executive Director. Read more
  • ATN welcomes the new Morrison Government

    22 May 2019
    The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) welcomes the new elected Morrison Government and looks forward to continuing our constructive working relationship with the new Ministry and all members of Parliament. Read more
  • ATN welcomes Labor’s commitment to drive research and development

    8 May 2019
    The Australian Technology Network of universities welcomes Federal Labor’s plan to reform the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive. ATN Chair, Professor Attila Brungs said Australia was facing a major challenge to our global competitiveness, having fallen behind in OECD rankings for... Read more
  • Commitment to accessible higher education system welcomed

    5 April 2019
    The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) welcomes Labor’s budget reply speech, highlighting its recommitment to restoring the demand driven system and to rebuilding TAFE as part of a quality Australian post-secondary education system. Read more
  • Missing the perfect moment for investment into Australia’s future prosperity

    3 April 2019
    The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) commends the Government on its forecast $7.1 billion surplus but is disappointed that Government did not take this unique opportunity to invest in the foundations of Australia’s future prosperity, including the innovation and higher education... Read more
  • ATN delivers research engagement and impact for all Australians

    29 March 2019
    The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) welcomes the Australian Research Council’s Engagement and Impact Assessment 2018-19 National Report. The ATN has long advocated for the Engagement and Impact Assessment and are glad to see that 90 per cent of all ATN assessed research has... Read more
  • ATN delivers research excellence in new ERA results

    27 March 2019
    The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) has delivered quality in research in the latest Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) report. Our members are among the best young universities in the world having received a ranking of world standard or above in more than 95 per cent of... Read more
  • Positive way forward for innovation in Defence Trade Controls Review

    19 February 2019
    The Australian Technology Network (ATN) praised the outcome of the Independent Review of the Defence Trade Controls Act, as a sensible and balanced approach to both national security and innovation. Read more
  • NEW ROLE FOR ATN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    24 January 2019
    After a highly successful five years as Executive Director of the ATN, Renee Hindmarsh has announced her departure from the organization to pursue a new role as South Australia’s Training Advocate. Read more
  • RESEARCH FUNDING CUT TO HINDER AUSTRALIAN INNOVATION

    17 December 2018
    The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) is disappointed by the Government’s decision in today’s MYEFO to cut research funding by $197 million – taking the total cut from 2018 to $328.5m. Read more