Australia's industries face unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the actions we now take to harness science and technology investment can help set the path towards a brighter future for Australia. Building upon CSIRO's industry roadmaps and the Australian National Outlook 2019, CSIRO...
This report summarises how national and subnational governments in nine advanced economies have so far supported businesses during the crisis through grants, tax cuts and tax deferrals, loans and equity stakes.
The Australian government is examining options to further support and strengthen the aviation industry, both to manage the current impacts of the COVID-19 downturn, support the recovery and look at pathways for longer-term reform. This issues paper has been released to generate public feedback.
Australia’s economic reconstruction after COVID-19: a national jobs plan and five ways to get started
In this strategy document, the ACTU calls for a government-led national economic reconstruction plan, and offers up five ideas that are designed to create and save jobs, protect and nurture whole industries, support public and private sector jobs, invest in future skills and training, and...
This inquiry considered opportunities for Australian businesses to increase their exports and attract further investment. In particular, the Committee examined what role the Australian government has in boosting exports, such as through supporting research and development, trade agreements and tax incentives.
The positive impact of research and development (R&D) is well documented, but if mismanaged, government-driven R&D can create more problems than it solves. By examining success stories and failures of government-backed R&D efforts, policymakers can develop more effective programs that produce greater returns.
Live Performance Australia has developed this $345 million plan to help the live performance industry restart, rebuild and reopen for audiences following the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This document aims to give some statistical context to the recent focus by the South Australian government on growing the creative industries.
This review will offer an opportunity to strengthen the delivery of the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC), clarify its role and assess its capacity to continue to support small and regional businesses looking to enter the defence market or grow their industry footprint.