ICT Audi 2012

Queensland Government Response To ICT Audit

In 2012, an audit of ICT within the Queensland Government was undertaken by the Queensland Government Chief Information Office which aimed to identify the condition and performance of the current state government ICT portfolio. During a six-month period, the audit reviewed five key ICT management areas: strategy and governance ICT-based initiatives procurement assets and services […]

Queensland Government Launches 5 year ICT Strategy Moving to the Cloud

5 July 2013: The Queensland Government has launched a new strategy that will guide the future use of ICT within the Queensland Government. Click here to download the report 2013 Qld Govt IT 5 Year Strategy July 2013 The Queensland Government ICT strategy outlines major reforms to the way ICT is delivered and managed which […]

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 […]

Productivity – The Lost Decade – Grattan Eslake Discussion Paper

16th Aug 2011. Although Australia’s economic performance during the 2000s has been impressive on many dimensions, especially by comparison with that of other ‘advanced’ economies, productivity is not among them. Australia’s productivity performance over the past decade has been, to put it mildly, poor − both by Australia’s own historical standards, and by contemporary international […]

Legal Practice Software Guide – Queensland Law Society June 2011

Queensland Law Society is often approached by practitioners seeking advice and guidance in relation to practice management software solutions and electronic trust accounting requirements. Following the well-received publication of the ‘Review of Legal Practice Management Systems’ in 2004, Queensland Law Society again commissioned a consultant, Kate Hart, to undertake a review of the Legal Practice […]

Empowering Change: Fostering Innovation in the Australian Public Service

This report (by the Australian Public Service Management Advisory Committee)  looks at the ‘state of play’ for innovation in Australia and identifies barriers that public servants face when innovating. It looks at sources of innovation and those who can help design, implement and deliver it. It outlines what agencies, team, and individuals can do to foster […]

2008 Creative Industries in Healthcare QUT Oct 2008

Creative Industries in Healthcare – QUT October 2008

This study adopted a two‑pronged approach to investigate the contribution of Australia’s creative capability in assisting the healthcare system to provide health goods and services and to meet its challenges through innovation and change. First, we examined the census data for creative occupations within the healthcare system. Because the census data reveal only certain parts […]

CPNS Good Times and Philanthropy – QUT March 2008

This report draws upon the latest research to examine giving trends by affluent individuals in Australia and how these compare with overseas counterparts. It is driven by several factors. Giving by individuals matters enormously to the nonprofit sector, far exceeding business donations. Whether the richest of the population gives commensurate with their wealth is a […]

‘Born Global’ International Venturing – August 2007

The Australian Business Foundation and the University of Queensland Business School have undertaken a research project on the additional international expansion of Australian ‘born global’ firms, entitled Born to be Global. Born global firms are those that have deliberately ventured overseas soon after their birth. The aim of this research project was twofold: to chart […]

2007 Smarter Services Report - Qld Smart State Council

Smarter Services Report – Queensland Smart State Council November 2006

Services make up around 70% of the Queensland economy, with three out of four employed Queenslanders currently working in a services industry. Over the past decade, almost all employment growth in OECD countries has occurred in the services sector, as new competitive strengths, including lower-wage workforces, have emerged in rapidly developing countries such as India […]