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Strong & Secure – Australia’s National Security Strategy

Australia’s first National Security Strategy highlights the dramatic economic and strategic shift towards the Asia-Pacific region and provides a blueprint for national security over the next decade. Complementing the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper, the National Security Strategy will ensure Australia takes advantage of the opportunities of the Asian Century whilst focussing national […]

2002 Australian Use of ICT & Contribution to Growth Reserve Bank Jan 2002

Australian Use of ICT & Contribution to Growth – Reserve Bank January 2002

During the stock market volatility of 1999 and 2000 much was made of whether certain economies were ‘new economy’ or ‘old economy’. ‘New economy’ countries were those that had a significant high-tech production sector, ‘old economy’ countries were the rest. In the hype surrounding the ‘new economy’ stock returns for high-tech firms soared. Consequently, the […]

Australian Bureau Statistics – Year Book Australia – ABS 2012

Year Book Australia is the principal reference work produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). It provides a comprehensive statistical picture of the Australian economy, society and environment. In addition, it contains information on Australia’s geography and climate, system of government, government services, international relations and defence. The first Official Year Book of the […]

Australian Federal Government ICT Strategy 2012 to 2015 – DFR Dec 2012

The ICT Strategy identifies actions to be taken between 2012 and 2015 to continue the release of government data for wider use, to share information and knowledge resources and unlock further economic and social value. The global connectedness arising from technology creates opportunities for Australia’s participation in new economies, to be a leader in exploiting […]

AIIA Input to DBCDE National Cloud Computing Strategy – Dec 2012

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the draft National Cloud Computing Strategy from the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE). At the outset we note a level of uncertainty as to how this latest draft aligns with or supersedes the 2011 Australian Government Information Management […]

Creating Jobs Through NBN-enabled Telework – DBCDE Colmar Deloitte 2012

This report investigates the degree to which participation in the labour force may increase with the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the increased telework opportunities it will provide. This study involved qualitative and quantitative research, leading to economic modelling to estimate the impacts of NBN-enabled telework on labour force participation, employment and […]

Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Skills – DIISRTE December 2012

Government can play this funding role in the translation process in a number of ways. Supporting venture capital is one way of doing this which has a number of benefits over more direct forms of assistance, including the ability to leverage broader technical and business experience and attract private sector capital. These advantages could explain […]

Australian ICT Statistical Compendium – ACS Nov 2012

The objective of ICT Statistical Compendium was to produce a series of ‘snapshots’ of statistical data on the ICT workforce for ACS members, industry and government, and a potential ‘bible’ for ICT users, incorporating statistics on the Australian ICT sector, ICT higher and vocational education, ICT trade, and ICT employment and skills. As with each […]

Australian Startup Ecosystem Deloitte Silicon Beach Nov 2012

Silicon Beach – Australian Startup Ecosystem – Deloitte Nov 2012

This first Australian Startup Ecosystem Report ‘Silicon Beach’ is a vital contribution to further the awareness of why technology entrepreneurship is important to Australia and where it has room for improvement. It provides much needed perspective as technology entrepreneurship is evolving to become a new fundamental to the Australian economy. The public interest will be […]