Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Australia)


APS200 project – the place of science in policy development in the public service

The report aims to achieve better government outcomes through facilitating the effective use of scientific input in policy development in the public service. The Australian Public Service (APS) is increasingly tasked with solving complex policy problems that require significant input from science in order to...

APS Innovation action plan

The role of the Australian Public Service (APS) is to support the Australian Government in responding to economic, social and environmental challenges, through effective policy development and service delivery. It needs to employ the most up-to-date thinking and approaches to deal with increasingly complex issues...

National VET e-learning strategy 2012–2015

The National VET E-learning Strategy for 2012–2015 will play a key role in enabling the Australian training sector to take advantage of the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) to make major advances in the achievement of government training objectives. Coordinated action to develop...

Australian Small Business: Key Statistics and Analysis

This publication provides a statistical overview of Australia's small businesses, with emphasis on business counts, characteristics and performance. Unless otherwise stated, small businesses are defined as those who are actively trading and employ less than 20 people. This publication includes chapters covering a range of...

Innovation Policy Report: May 2013

The Innovation Policy Report aims to highlight developments in the innovation policy area. It also includes reference to relevant innovation documents and events.