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Evidence base for additional investment in rural health in Australia

This report presents estimates of the expenditure and usage patterns in the Australian healthcare system based on geographical remoteness, exploring health expenditure from a patient-centred perspective. It demonstrates the shortfall in health expenditure across hospital, community, aged care, the disability sector and ancillary care in...

Business Research and Innovation Initiative impact evaluation

The Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) is a unique Australian government demand-side innovation program. This impact evaluation finds that the BRII has not only achieved both its policy goals but also delivered a substantial net economic benefit to Australia.

Lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Department of Health and Aged Care engaged Nous Group to develop this report that records the lessons learned by the Advisory Committee on the Health Emergency Response to COVID-19 for People with Disability over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The chair in government: profiling the chair of an arm’s-length body

This report aims to enhance understanding of the chair's role in arm’s-length bodies (ALBs) and shows how defining best practice can encourage great candidates to take on these essential leadership roles.

Policy directions to increase business investment in innovation

This report provides qualitative analysis and findings from workshops across the country. The workshops used human-centred design to understand the barriers and drivers to Australian businesses innovation investment.