This technology statement is the first major milestone in the Technology Investment Roadmap. It tries to identify how emerging, low-emissions technologies might become economically competitive with and eventually replace high emission incumbents - but only with the assistance of additional federal funding.
Throughout this submission, Universities Australia encourages the federal government to recognise the central role of universities in the COVID-19 response and recovery.
This report argues that since the Second World War, no single country has continually helped Australia to be more innovative than the United States. In addition to the fact Australia now receives more investment from the United States than any other country, US investment is...
The Northern Territory has embraced a target of net zero emissions by 2050 and hydrogen can play a central role in its realisation. This strategy articulates the potential hydrogen opportunities, the Territory’s competitive advantages and how the Territory can leverage these to be a centre...
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 United States has embarked on a whole-of-government policy towards its technological competition with China. This paper argues that Australia’s access, integration and collaboration with the United States’ leading technology hubs and minds will become increasingly predicated on its corresponding relationship with China.
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.
This report represents the culmination of three months of public opinion research to understand attitudes to innovation. Whilst there is an existing body of evidence around public attitudes to science and technology, this research sought to build on this knowledge.
This report provides qualitative analysis and findings from workshops across the country. The workshops used human-centred design to understand the barriers and drivers to Australian businesses innovation investment.
This report makes four strategic recommendations and also provides examples of government and industry led initiatives that might be considered to stimulate increased investment in innovation to boost business productivity, increase business revenue and deliver more jobs.