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.
This review contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian government assistance to industry and an outline of recent developments in industry assistance and trade policy that may affect assistance estimates in future years.
The COVID-19 outbreak will likely lead to a significant economic recession. The NZ government's pandemic response has rightly prioritised maintaining employment and the ability of firms to recover quickly when the crisis abates. This report compares wage subsidy schemes in Canada and Australia with New...
This report looks at the effects of the zone tax offset, remote area allowance and remote area concessions for fringe benefits tax on people and businesses in remote areas. The report makes recommendations on whether these remote area tax concessions and payments should continue and...