This guide draws on the observations and learnings of Nesta's Inclusive Innovation team, exploring why public involvement is essential and sharing seven key principles that could form the basis of a new model of public engagement in decision-making about research, technology and innovation.
Digital inclusion is based on the premise that everyone should be able to make full use of digital technologies – to manage their health and wellbeing, access education and services, organise their finances, and connect with friends, family, and the world beyond.
This paper explores the fundamental questions facing the copyright system in the new industrial and digital era. It considers a broad range of issues including the evolving concept of authorship, originality, exhaustion issues, and the fair use or fair dealing doctrine in the new global context.
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This article argues that Australians are likely to be more receptive to autonomous vehicles when provided with information relating to the public health benefits of using them.
This paper argues that it is evident that Australia’s attraction as a location to conduct R&D has diminished, with the net tax benefit available for non-refundables now being amongst the lowest on a comparison of international R&D tax regimes.
The federal government welcomes stakeholder feedback on the exposure draft legislation and associated explanatory materials. In addition, this accompanying consultation paper outlines key areas where the government requests specific feedback on the implementation of the reforms.
In the future, the quest to achieve an advantage in emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, will only intensify. This report argues that the U.S and Australia must look to enhance their own competitiveness in these strategic technologies.
This report argues that Australia’s VET system has been fragmented and undermined by years of spending cutbacks and failed experimentation with private delivery models. Australia's recovery in manufacturing could be cut short by inadequate availability of skilled labour.
The aim of this project is to derive a set of reliable itineraries of Chinese tourists in Western Australia by taking advantage of information available on the Internet, in order to provide consumer and market insights and the potential for tourism industry management.
This report on the key recommendations made in the Australian Infrastructure Plan, finds that while there has been clear improvement across the Australian infrastructure sector in the past two years, there is still much to do.
This report looks at how Australian companies, investors and policymakers can manage climate risks and support a transition to a zero carbon economy. The report shows more Australian companies are considering what climate change and the Paris Agreement mean for their strategies and investments.
Building on Australia’s strengths in robot talent and technologies in niche application areas, this roadmap acts as a guide to how Australia can support a vibrant robotics industry that supports automation across all sectors of the Australian economy.
Digital health technology has the potential to transform the way we deliver and receive health and social care. Advances in digital technology provide a tangible opportunity to improve health care quality, consumer outcomes and experience.
The first of July 2018 marks an important day for Australia’s quest to become a more important actor in space, with the creation of an Australian Space Agency. For the first time, Australia looks to have direction, coordination and focus in its endeavours beyond Earth....
This report outlines why Western Australia would be an ideal home for the Australian National Space Agency, citing WA's geographic advantages and expertise in the space industry, which both align with the objectives of the Australian Space Agency.
'Red tape' is often a poorly defined term, used in different contexts to mean different things. What one person considers red tape could, to another, be an indispensable piece of regulation. To provide direction to public policy, it is important that there is a clear...
This report examines Chinese investment in Australia for the calendar year 2017 and incorporates the latest Chinese Investors in Australia Survey. This special edition provides some timely insights into the perceptions of the Australian investment climate by Chinese investors, as well as the key challenges...
This publication is the introductory report for the Knowledge Exchange Working Group on Preprints.
The Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Michaelia Cash, has released the Turnbull Government’s response to ISA’s 2030 Plan.
Australian businesses are taking back control of their electricity bills by investing in renewable energy, storage, energy efficiency or demand management. Renewable energy is one solution for businesses to address high electricity and gas prices, while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
This report summarises the key recommendations arising from discussions on shared opportunities for trade, investment and increased mutual understanding, held as part of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney in March 2018.
The 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap outlines national research infrastructure required for the coming decade, so that Australia’s world class research system continues to improve productivity, create jobs, lift economic growth and support a healthy environment.
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