Industry 4.0

NARROWER TERMS
Report

The regulator’s new toolkit: technologies and tactics for tomorrow’s regulator

New technologies and methods can help regulators operate efficiently and effectively, reducing compliance costs and improving the business experience.
Article

The future of regulation: navigating the intersection of regulation, innovation, and society

Innovation and disruption, however, while welcomed by many, is not without unique hazards, especially for regulators who increasingly find themselves at risk of falling hopelessly off pace or derelict with their responsibilities.
Report

The Next Gen Future

This 5G inquiry is a Parliament first, and the Committee has heard that the benefits of 5G will be experienced by all Australians if the deployment and adoption can be done successfully.
Report

Technological change and the future of work

The document reports the findings from a government inquiry into technological change, disruption and the future of work.
Report

Digital frontrunners: country spotlights 2019

New technology, ageing populations, and globalisation are driving some of the biggest changes in labour markets around the world. This report provides a snapshot of how the 'digital frontrunner' countries are delivering a digital economy for all.
Discussion paper

Human rights and technology: discussion paper

New technologies are changing our lives profoundly—sometimes for the better, and sometimes not. This discussion paper sets out the Australian Human Rights Commission’s preliminary views on protecting and promoting human rights amid the rise of new technologies.
Report

HR4.0: Shaping people strategies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is blurring the lines between people and technology, fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds. This paper is the outcome of a series of consultations with selected Chief Human Resources Officers and other experts to identify emerging challenges and a...
Article

Why securing the Internet of Things is crucial to the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to revolutionize our world and is already having a significant impact in many areas of our day-to-day lives. But what exactly do we mean by the IoT, and why is it so important that it is secure?
Policy report

Policy pathways for the new economy

Unfolding technological developments pose a significant challenge in terms of the depth of economic and social transformation needed for their benefits to be fully realized and equitably distributed. This paper explores the implications for governments on future paths for policy-making in three important and interrelated...
Report

Opportunities in change: responding to the future of work

The nature of work in Australia is rapidly changing as technology drives innovation. This report provides a snapshot of today’s Australian labour market, the forces that are shaping it, and the blind-spots that need to be addressed if we are to succeed in a competitive...