Australian Institute of
Policy and Science

Over 90 years of celebrating Australian science

Through a diverse range of activities, the institute promotes science excellence, recognises public engagement of science, enables the discussion of how science should impact policy, and drives the critical debates facing Australia and the world.

2024 Young Tall Poppy Awards

The annual Young Tall Poppy science awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of Australian scientists.
Recipients of the Young Tall Poppy Science Awards provide understanding and an appreciation of science in the broader community.
Nominations are open from 22nd Feb - 22nd April.

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Australian Quarterly magazine

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Bridging the gap between academic journal and glossy magazine, AQ brings you articles from experts at the forefront of the issues.
Grounded in evidence, yet written in a style accessible to everyone, AQ is unique in Australia’s publishing landscape, pushing back against the trends of subjective truth and media spin.

2024 Post Budget Health Briefing events

The Post Budget Health Briefing enables critical stakeholders in the sector to engage directly with the Minister for Health in the days following the annual budget, providing key insights into the future of Australia's healthcare system.

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Nominate an early researcher to become a Young Tall Poppy recipient


Engage with a Young Tall Poppy about speaking at your event


Search through our Young Tall Poppy alumni database


Nominate a scientist for their lifetime achievements to become a Florey Medallist


Build, maintain and enhance your brand and the brand of fellow scientists


Join us for the networking events of the year, the Post-Budget Health Briefings


Become an AQ subscriber to stay up-to-date of the social and scientific debates that shape Australia


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