Universities are essential for Australia’s potential to take off

Knowledge and ideas are now Australia’s most precious commodities. They’ll generate new jobs and industries, help us compete with the rest of the world and set us on a path for a prosperous future.

By signing our petition to support our universities, you can help Australia’s potential really take off.

The Facts

$160 billion

The value of university research is estimated at $160 billion — more than the value of the mining industry.

$2 billion

Universities contribute over $2 billion to our regional economies and sustain over 14,000 regional jobs.

$140 billion

The skills of our graduates are worth $140 billion to our economy.