Established in 1929, AQ – Australian Quarterly is Australia’s longest-running current affairs magazine. It contains articles on political, economic, social and scientific issues that are relevant to Australian public affairs.
AQ is published four times per year and is directed towards the informed general public, from university professors to high school students, policy makers to the interested public. We have been experiencing some delays in the printing of AQ. Current subscribers will receive their issues as soon as they come into print.
Contributors come from a diverse range of political and cultural perspectives, and have included prominent Australian public affairs commentators, Julian Burnside QC, Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser, Paul Kelly, Prof Peter Doherty AC, Prof Clive Hamilton, Prof Allan Fels, Natasha Stott-Despoja, Rev Tim Costello AO, Prof John Quiggin, Eva Cox, Prof Catharine Lumby, Prof Michael Pusey, Gareth Evans AO QC, Prof Don Aitkin AO, Kate Carnell AO, John Faulkner, Jeff Shaw, Michelle Grattan AO, Joseph Lyons, Humphrey McQueen, HV Evatt, HC Coombs, Sir Robert Menzies KT AK CH QC, Rt Hon John Curtin, Jim Spiegelman, Gough Whitlam AC QC and Prof Noam Chomsky.
AQ has an Editor who works in conjunction with an Editorial Advisory Committee. Articles are accepted from a diverse range of authors. Contributions are welcome. For more information visit the Editorial page.
AQ has been in continuous publication since 1929, and published by the Australian Institute of Policy & Science since 1932.
Previously known as AQ – Journal of Contemporary Analysis, it has always published articles which analyse political, economic and social issues vital to Australia.
Access & Listings
As of 2010, AQ is available online through EBSCO and RMIT. We are pleased to report that digitised historical issues from 1929 up to three years before current editions are also available as of the latter half of 2010 through JSTOR.
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AQ – Australian Quarterly is supported by the Australian Government through a grant-in aid administered by the Department of Finance and Deregulation as well as through revenue from subscriptions and advertising.