Group of 8Ovec
These universities are the oldest in Australia.
They are regularly listed towards the top of any ranking scheme that includes Australian universities.
- receive over 70% of national research grants,
- employ 80% of university researchers,
- produce 60% of research publications,
- generate 80% of the most highly cited university publications.
The members are:
- University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
- Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
- University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
- Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria
- University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales
- University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland
- University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales
- University of Western Australia, Perth, Wentern Australia