While you’re here… help us stay here.

Are you enjoying open access to policy and research published by a broad range of organisations? Please donate today so that we can continue to provide this service.


Howard Partners


Rethinking Australian higher education

The Australian unified national system for higher education was established in 1988 for a range of reasons, but its essence was a solution to resolve a funding problem. This publication provides a detailed analysis of the current problems and issues, and examines opportunities to move...

Digital steel

In February 2011, the then Steel Industry Innovation Council endorsed the need to map steel industry related research programs across tertiary institutions and research organisations in Australia. This reflected the industry-wide concern that while steel fabrication related innovation and research is being undertaken by Australian...

Digital factories: the hidden revolution in Australian manufacturing

This study by Howard Partners finds that ICT is pervasive throughout the manufacturing value chain and has significantly improved the competitiveness of Australia's manufacturing industry.