Partners, Supporters & Collaborators

 

University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is a co-founder of the United States Studies Centre. Established in 1850 as Australia's first university, the University has an international reputation for teaching, research and community outreach. The University provides the Centre with financial and in-kind support as well as first-class facilities in the newly renovated and heritage-listed John Woolley Building on the main university campus.

 

American Australian Association

The American Australian Association (AAA) is a co-founder of the United States Studies Centre. Established in 1948, the AAA is the largest non-profit organisation in the United States devoted to relations between the United States and Australia and New Zealand. The AAA provides financial support for the Centre as well as assisting in its fundraising efforts.

 

Australian Government

The Australian Government provided $25 million to support the founding of the United States Studies Centre. While the Centre aims to inform policy discussions, it is independent and non-partisan.
 

New South Wales Government

The New South Wales Government provided $2 million of financial and in-kind support to the United States Studies Centre, including use of Department of State and Regional Development executive facilities in Sydney's MLC Centre.

 

Dow Chemical

The Dow Chemical Company Foundation in the United States has provided US$2 million to support a three‚Äźyear research program on sustainability. The program will bring together academic and policy experts from Australia and the US to develop action-oriented solutions to a range of sustainability challenges concerning energy, water, food and biodiversity that are technologically innovative, commercially scalable and politically viable.


 

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