Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australia)
The digitalisation of social protection before and since the onset of COVID-19: opportunities, challenges and lessons
This paper discusses the main opportunities and challenges associated with digital social protection, drawing on trends pre-COVID and since the onset of the pandemic. It offers eight lessons to help social protection actors capitalise on technology’s potential in a risk-sensitive manner.
A blueprint for trade and investment with Indonesia
This document provides practical and strategic guidance for Australian businesses considering market opportunities in the Indonesian economy for the first time. It also helps Australian business take advantage of complementarities between the two economies, laws and regulations.
A Quad partnership to secure battery value chains
This paper argues that the new role for renewable energy systems will demand a rapid transformation in the global battery industry. Battery demand is expected to increase dramatically in coming years, as a greater share of renewables in the energy mix requires significant build-out of...
Australia's international cyber and critical technology engagement strategy
Based on three key pillars of values, security and prosperity, this framework will help to guide Australia's practical international engagement across cyber and critical technology issues, in order to create an environment that embraces the enormous opportunities of innovation, while mitigating against the risks.
Australian national action plan on women, peace and security 2021–2031
This strategy document builds on existing efforts to protect and promote the human rights of all women and girls, and increase the full and meaningful participation of women in peace and security processes.