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Kim Carr


Australia in space: views from The Strategist

The first of July 2018 marks an important day for Australia’s quest to become a more important actor in space, with the creation of an Australian Space Agency. For the first time, Australia looks to have direction, coordination and focus in its endeavours beyond Earth...

The art of innovation

In this address to the National Press Club, the innovation minister stresses that the humanities, arts and social sciences are absolutely central to the innovation process, for four reasons. First, they drive innovation themselves:especially the kind of incremental, process innovation that frequently goes unnoticed;especially in...

Australia’s future cities

In a speech for the Australian Fabian Society in Melbourne, Senator Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Housing, Urban Development, Local Government and Territories, presents his views on housing and social and infrastructure issues. 'Our fundamental approach assumes Australia is facing an acute housing shortage and...