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Industry assistance

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Report

Trade and assistance review 2020-21

This annual review contains the Commission’s latest quantitative estimates of Australian government assistance to industry, and provides a summary of developments in industry assistance, trade policy and foreign investment over the past year.
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

COVID-19 support to the aviation sector

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the federal Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications’ design and implementation of measures to support the aviation sector in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Briefing paper

Supporting social enterprise: the role of government

Australia’s social enterprises can make a significant contribution toward a more equitable society, but are constrained by limited financial, public policy and other ‘ecosystem’ supports, according to the authors of this paper.
Policy report

A blueprint for better, cleaner jobs

The political, ecological and economic challenge of decarbonising Australia’s energy and industrial base is crying out for leadership. This report aims to provide insights and options to policy-makers, so that Australia can confront the challenges and seize the opportunities of action on climate change.
Report

Australia's general aviation industry: interim report

A key recommendation in this report is that the Australian government amend the Civil Aviation Act 1988 to include an obligation to support the Australian aviation sector to develop and compete nationally and internationally.
Policy

A bold build for a strong, clean economy

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on supporting local manufacturing and boosting Australia's economic growth.
Report

The future of Australia's aviation sector, in the context of COVID-19 and conditions post pandemic

This inquiry report recommends that the Australian government leverage its procurement processes and spending within the aviation sector to protect and lift standards, promote fair wages, conditions and job security, and ensure the effective operation of an aviation industry in the national interest.
Report

Supporting a strong future for Australian aquaculture

This report aims to examine the vast opportunities for aquaculture in Australia, the barriers faced by industry in expanding their operations, and possible improvements to regulation and policy to support a strong Australian aquaculture sector into the future.
Report

Rebuilding vehicle manufacturing in Australia: industrial opportunities in an electrified future

This paper suggests that Australia’s natural resource endowments and industrial capabilities make electric vehicle (EV) industry development a viable economic and social strategy. The author argues that a moral obligation to create a sustainable future makes it essential public policy.
Strategy

The NSW industry development framework

This document outlines a structured approach to developing and evaluating ideas and implementing policies that deliver more and better jobs, globally competitive industries, and a resilient economy in New South Wales.
Strategy

2021 Australian infrastructure plan

The reforms outlined in this strategy document reflect an industry consensus that was developed in close collaboration with government, industry and communities. Infrastructure Australia completed a comprehensive engagement program that targeted more than 6,500 community members and industry stakeholders across Australia’s cities and regions.
Report

Creativity in crisis: rebooting Australia’s arts and entertainment sector after COVID

This report reveals the ongoing and devastating impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s arts and entertainment sector and provides a series of recommendations to government that would reboot the creative sector after the crisis subsides.
Report

Trade and assistance review 2019-20

This report delivers the Productivity Commission’s estimates of assistance provided to businesses for the year to June 2020. The review is set against a background of unprecedented industry assistance to counter the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, although most of this assistance has been...
Report

Future of Australia’s aviation sector, in the context of COVID-19 and conditions post pandemic: interim report

This interim report is focussed on the immediate impact of COVID-19 on the aviation workforce. It sets out the committee's early findings on the adequacy of government support for aviation workers responsible for maintaining the viability of the aviation sector through the pandemic.
Report

Support for business during the coronavirus crisis: an international comparison

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.
Discussion paper

The future of Australia's aviation sector: issues paper

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.
Report

COVID-19: Recovery and resilience

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...
Strategy

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...