Report

Our future world: global megatrends impacting the way we live over coming decades

This report presents an update on CSIRO’s global megatrends out to 2042, with the view to guide long-term investment, strategic and policy directions across government, industry, the not-for-profit sector and the broader Australian community.
Strategy

Artificial Intelligence: solving problems, growing the economy and improving our quality of life

This report outlines the importance of action for Australia to capture the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI). It identifies strategies to help develop a national AI capability to boost the productivity of Australian industry, create jobs and economic growth, and improve the quality of life...
Article

Artificial intelligence in Australia needs to get ethical, so we have a plan

The question of whether technology is good or bad depends on how it’s developed and used. Nowhere is that more topical than in technologies using artificial intelligence. When developed and used appropriately, artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform the way we live, work...
Discussion paper

Artificial Intelligence: Australia’s ethics framework - a discussion paper

This paper emphasises real-world case studies specifically related to AI and automated systems, rather than a detailed exploration of the philosophical implications of AI, but those philosophical inquiries are also important. The goal of this document is to provide a pragmatic assessment of key issues...
Report

Tomorrow's digitally enabled workforce: megatrends and scenarios for jobs and employment in Australia over the coming twenty years

The CSIRO’s ‘Tomorrow’s Digitally Enabled Workforce’ report is an important foundation for policy makers grappling with the future of work in Australia. The findings of the report underpin the work already being undertaken by the Department of Employment to address the impact of rapid technological...