The Australian government has announced it will develop a national Digital Economy Strategy, which will focus on ways that governments, businesses and the community can adjust to seize the benefits of digital transformation.
The booklet supports the objectives of the National Innovation and Science Agenda's 'Global Innovation Strategy' by encouraging Australian researchers and businesses to collaborate with international counterparts and leverage opportunities and expertise to gain access to global markets.
The report identifies that the strongest performance results are achieved by businesses that innovate repeatedly. They outperform other businesses in terms of sales, value added, employment and profit growth.
Compared with non-innovative businesses, innovative businesses have reported:
The Global Innovation Strategy will improve Australia’s international innovation and science collaboration by aligning existing and new initiatives with the desired outcomes under the National Innovation and Science Agenda.
The strategy addresses known vulnerabilities and challenges through international collaboration and startup support and shifts...
The Internet has transformed our lives, from the way we work to the way we access entertainment. In many countries, it has become almost ubiquitous and soon a majority of the world’s population will be connected.
Along with Australia’s free trade agreements, the Internet...
This long-awaited report into the compliance and enforcement systems for the Australian building and construction industry has been released, after being presented to the Building Ministers' Forum in late April 2018.
This report examines Australian high-growth firms (HGFs) and their relationship to innovation. HGFs are defined as firms that experience rapid growth over a three year period, measured in terms of turnover, employment and research and development expenditure.
This report has been prepared for the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS). The terms of reference for this work are set out in Appendix A. It was prepared before the announcement that the Commonwealth Government will establish an Australian Space Agency.
Globally floods cause widespread damage and loss of life and property. An analysis of global statistics conducted by Jonkman (2005) showed that floods (including coastal flooding) caused 175,000 fatalities and affected more than 2.2 billion people between 1975 and 2002. In Australia, floods cause more...