Skip to content
Education Training, Information Technology

Experts to discuss AI in Australian education

Department of the House of Representatives < 1 mins read

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training is holding its first public hearing for its inquiry into the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in the Australian education system.

Ms Lisa Chesters MP, Committee Chair, said, “The Committee is convening a panel of AI experts to open our public hearing program. This panel brings together expertise in education, curriculum innovation and digital technology, the responsible and ethical use of AI, and policy and regulation.”

“The use of generative AI has increased rapidly in the past year including by students and teachers,” Ms Chesters said.

“Submissions to the inquiry have identified issues that we want to explore further, including the risks AI poses to academic integrity, and the potential it offers to personalise learning and address educational disadvantage,” Ms Chesters said. “The Committee will hold further public hearings over the coming months to examine these and other issues in depth, with representatives from government agencies, educational institutions, peak bodies, academics, and others.”

Public hearing details will be posted on the Committee’s website when available. More information on the inquiry, including the full terms of reference and how to make a submission, can be found on the Committee website.

Public hearing details

Date: Wednesday 6 September 2023
Time: 11.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Committee Room 2S3

The hearing will be broadcast live at

Media inquiries

Ms Lisa Chesters MP, Chair
Erin Auld, Media Adviser
(03) 5443 9055

For background information

Committee Secretariat 
02 6277 4573

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website. On the site, you can make a submission to an inquiry, read other submissions, and get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track this Committee’ button in the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

More from this category

  • Education Training, Government QLD
  • 24/05/2024
  • 15:28
Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA)

Queensland Government Skills Strategy Right For Townsville

The Queensland Government’s new skills strategy will help address skills shortages across the Townsville region according to the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the peak body representing independent skills training, higher education, and international education providers. At a key meeting of skills training sector stakeholders in Townsville yesterday (23 May 2024) the ITECA Chief Executive, Troy Williams, spoke about the importance of the new strategy. “The 2024-28 Queensland Skills Strategy certainly sets a clear direction to ensure that Townsville, and Queensland more broadly, has the skilled workers it needs now and into the future, while providing a modern, responsive,…

  • Contains:
  • Information Technology
  • 24/05/2024
  • 10:50
Schneider Electric

Capgemini and Schneider Electric collaborate to help companies achieve energy optimisation

Schneider Electric, leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Capgemini, a global leader in business and technology transformation services, today announced a new collaboration in energy optimisation. Designed to help organisations accelerate their journey towards smarter and greener facility management and energy efficiency, the Energy Command Centre leverages a unique end-to-end combination of digital solutions and cutting-edge technologies, to both simplify energy management and optimise its consumption. According to IEA’s analysis, energy has accounted for more than three-quarters of global greenhouse gas emissions in recent years. Clean electricity, combined with the digitisation of energy management technology,…

  • Information Technology, Mental Health
  • 23/05/2024
  • 09:47
Charles Darwin University

“What attracts audiences to pornography?” Study sheds light on online audience’s state of mind

New research conducted at Charles Darwin University (CDU) is among the first to consider the role of ‘content creators’ within the modern pornography landscape.…

  • Contains:

Media Outreach made fast, easy, simple.

Feature your press release on Medianet's News Hub every time you distribute with Medianet. Pay per release or save with a subscription.