Australian Research Council
(ARC) Education, Skills and Employment
The Australian Research Council (ARC) is a statutory agency and advises the Government on research matters, manages the National Competitive Grants Program, a significant component of Australia's investment in research and development. The ARC is also responsible for the assessing the quality, engagement and impact of Australian university research through its Excellence in Research for Australia and Engagement and Impact assessment exercises. The ARC supports the highest-quality fundamental and applied research and research training through a competitive peer review process involving national and international assessors across all disciplines. In addition, the ARC supports partnerships between researchers and industry, government, community organisations and the international community.
Type of Body
A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Australian Research Council Act 2001
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
PS Act Body
Yes - Statutory Agency
1 July 2001
GPO Box 2702, Canberra ACT 2601