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Report

State of circularity in Australia: perspectives from the field

The purpose of this report is to inform and inspire action towards increased adoption of circular economy business models and thinking in Australia. With circular economy adoption in its relative infancy in Australia, the report provides foundational perspectives for both industry and government to enable...
Report

5-year Productivity Inquiry: innovation for the 98% - interim report

The Productivity Inquiry focuses on the enablers of productivity growth in a modern, market-based and service-oriented world. This third interim report explores how encouraging innovation across the vast majority of Australian businesses and in the government sector can improve Australia's productivity.
Policy report

Australia’s semiconductor national moonshot

This report lay out a vision for Australia to secure its place in the global semiconductor industry.
Report

Harnessing science x technology to drive Australian innovation and growth

In mid-2022, CEDA convened a series of workshops and one-on-one discussions with leaders from Australian industry, government and academia on how our nation might better harness Australia’s science and technology potential to drive innovation and economic growth. This paper discusses some of the opportunities.
Discussion paper

Developing the Aotearoa New Zealand aerospace strategy: consultation document

Responses to this consultation paper will inform the final aerospace strategy, which aims to support the further growth of an internationally competitive Aotearoa New Zealand aerospace sector that is thriving, innovative and safe.
Policy report

Maximising opportunities in the industries of the future

In this paper, the Business Council of Australia identifies the critical resets needed to diversify Australia's economy and maximise opportunities in the industries of the future.
Report

Turning Australia into a regional tech hub

This report examines where Australia has a comparative advantage in tech, how we can make the most of these opportunities, and how every Australian can be involved in the change that revolutionises Australia’s technology sector.
Working paper

The value of data in digital-based business models: measurement and economic policy implications

A defining aspect of the digital age is data and its business use. This paper puts data and data investments in a framework amenable to measurement and policy analysis aimed at sharpening our understanding of modern economies.
Report

Breaking down the barriers to Industry 4.0 in the north

Innovation in northern Australia is thriving. It’s not clear why there’s a culture of innovation in the north, and perhaps that represents a focus for social research. This special report highlights how innovators in the north are at the leading edge of the fourth industrial...
Working paper

Governing artificial intelligence in the public interest

This paper proposes an approach for developing and shaping artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities by integrating the technologies in policies specifically geared toward a sustainable, equitable and green digital economy.
Report

Circular business: what companies need to make the switch

Circular business models cut carbon, create jobs and boost economic growth. A few leading companies are dipping their toes in, but this opportunity is still largely overlooked. The authors of this report spoke to business leaders and industry experts to find out what government needs...
Report

Public interest sex tech hackathon: speculative futures and participatory design

Sex tech has emerged as a site in which sexual pleasure, wellbeing and health are increasingly understood as data. The Public Interest Sex Tech Hackathon offered new perspectives on ethical data governance and public interest technologies by exploring a topic that has been both sensationalised/stigmatised...
Report

Regulating the international digital economy, with trade and innovation in mind

The international digital economy is growing rapidly, and the fragmented governance framework is struggling to keep pace. This paper illustrates the importance of governance in relation to private-sector innovation and recommends next steps to enhance governance, close gaps and promote further innovation
Policy report

Blockchain at the frontier: impacts and issues in cross-border co-operation and global governance

Blockchain is an emerging technology which poses a number of novel questions and challenges to existing policy, legal, and regulatory frameworks. This report considers current and emerging uses of blockchain to strengthen beneficial economic ties between countries, including in trade and supply chain transparency, portable...
Discussion paper

Securing future innovation and global competitiveness in NSW: green paper

The New South Wales government encourages all interested parties to participate in setting the direction of industry policies for the state by responding to the questions included in this green paper.
Report

Capitalising on the lithium-ion waste resource challenge in South Australia

The electric vehicle (EV) revolution promises a future of low-emissions transportation and is essential if Australia is to meet its climate obligations. However, it is creating challenges too. This report explores how lithium-ion battery waste can be recycled and transformed into valuable commodities and argues...
Position paper

ATSE 2022 Federal election position statement

This position paper outlines the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering's thoughts on policy requirements needed to support economic growth in Australia.
Working paper

Boosting productivity in New Zealand by unleashing digitalisation

This paper overviews structural reforms that promote the diffusion of digital technologies and investment in intangible capital that maximises the potential of these technologies in New Zealand.
Strategy

2021 National research infrastructure roadmap

This roadmap identifies needs and sets priorities for future investment in Australia's national research infrastructure. It will guide the 2022 Research Infrastructure Investment Plan, and seeks to maintain Australian excellence in research and innovation and support Australia’s ability to address emerging research challenges.
Strategy

Digital economy strategy: 2022 update

The Australian government has released this update, which outlines progress made on Australia becoming a top 10 digital economy and society by 2030.