Responsible Artificial Intelligence

We are an independent, nonprofit research institute that works to build safety, ethics, accountability and transparency into AI systems: developing new algorithms, training organisations operating AI systems and providing technical guidance for AI policy development.

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Investigating Manipulative Applications of Generative AI

8 December 2023

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Gradient Institute Receives Donation from Cadent for AI Safety Research

9 November 2023

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Gradient Institute policy recommendations for the AI Safety Summit

27 October 2023

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Telstra Foundation supports Gradient Institute research towards safer mental health chatbots

16 August 2023

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Submission response to AI regulation discussion paper

1 August 2023

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New report to help businesses implement responsible AI

22 June 2023

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Gradient starts delivering Generative AI risk control training courses

6 June 2023

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Regulators urged to monitor the AI power struggle closely for potential risks

1 May 2023

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Gradient Fellow Chris Dolman awarded Actuary of the Year

15 September 2022

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Australia's original disruptive festival is back for 2022

24 August 2022

Case Studies


Australian Human Rights Commission

Gradient Institute worked with the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), the Consumer Policy Research Centre, CHOICE and CSIRO’s Data61 to develop a technical paper addressing algorithmic bias.


Monetary Authority of Singapore

Gradient Institute collaboratively developed a methodology, metrics and tools for financial institutions to apply the Monetary Authority of Singapore's principles for responsible AI.


ACT Education Directorate

Gradient Institute collaborated with the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Education Directorate, to apply causal machine learning techniques to investigate drivers of student outcomes at school.



A leading Australian bank engaged Gradient Institute to provide subject matter expertise in the responsible use of AI to aid in the development of their AI policy, processes and practices.


Online marketplace

Gradient Institute engaged with a leading online marketplace to enhance their organisation's systems, practices and governance.


Who we've worked with (selection)

ACT Education Australian Human Rights Commission Consumer Policy Research Centre Australian Government Department of Industry, Science and Resources Komply AI Monetary Authority of Singapore Minderoo Foundation National Artificial Intelligence Centre NSW Department of Customer Service Digital NSW NSW Ombudsman Reserve Bank of Australia Seek Telstra Telstra Foundation UnionBank of the Philippines


Gradient Institute is enabled by the vision of:

IAG University of Sydney CSIRO's Data61

We work to pursue our vision in partnership and collaboration with:

HMI Ambiata The Ethics Centre