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The Australian Academy of the Humanities has committed in its Strategic Plan (2020-25) to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories, knowledges and practices as foundational to our national story, and recognise the role and contribution of Indigenous researchers and knowledge custodians.

Election to the Australian Academy of Humanities is the highest honour for achievement in and contribution to the humanities in Australia. Today, 37 new members were elected to the Fellowship.

The Academy is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2022 Medal for Excellence in Translation. The Medal is a major national award that recognises outstanding translation achievements and celebrates the vital role of translators and translation in Australian culture and scholarly discourse.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.