Gender Pay Gap in Australia – WGEA August 2013

This gender pay fact sheet has been compiled primarily from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) average weekly earnings data set, that calculates the average full-time weekly earnings before tax of men and women, excluding factors such as overtime and pay that is salary sacrificed. Where data were unavailable from average weekly earnings (such as […]

State of Australian Cities - DIT July 2013

State of Australian Cities – DIT July 2013

State of Australian Cities 2013 is the fourth in a series of annual Australian Government publications bringing together current research and data to present a comprehensive picture of how our major cities are evolving, and to strengthen the knowledge base used to develop policy. The purpose of State of Australian Cities 2013 is to provide […]

ABS Statistics on the Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry 2013

Venture capital and later stage private equity is high risk capital directed towards businesses with prospects of rapid growth and/or high rates of returns. Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry. It is an investment not only of money, but also of skills and time. This publication presents information on both financial and non-financial contributions […]

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 […]

Measuring ICT-led Business Innovation - ABS March 2011

Measuring ICT-led Business Innovation – ABS March 2011

This research investigates the hypothesis that there is a relationship between the intensity of the use of information and communications technology (ICT) by businesses, and innovation. Innovation refers to product, process, organisational and marketing innovations, as defined in the OECD Guidelines for Collecting and Interpreting Innovation Data (2005). To estimate the relationship between business ICT […]

Innovation – New Thinking New Directions – AIGroup October 2010

Several important aspects of current practice in Australian innovation were revealed by the Al Group Innovation Survey. A substantial proportion of survey respondents (75%) have introduced new products or services in the past year, and over 80% have undertaken business process innovation. Half of all firms have made significant efforts to change the business culture […]

Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Statistcs Year 2007-8 ABS Feb 09

Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Statistcs Year 2007-2008 – ABS February 2009

Venture capital and later stage private equity (VC&LSPE) is high risk capital directed towards businesses with prospects of rapid growth and/or high rates of returns. It is an investment not only of money, but also of skills and time. This publication presents information on both financial and non-financial contributions to venture capital and later stage […]

Preso Science and Technology-led Innovation in Services Industries – PMSEIC April 2008

Australia is now a service economy. Services account for 78% of Australia’s Gross Value Added (GVA) , 85% of employment and 21% of exports (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006;). This reflects a global trend in which the services sector is rapidly becoming the greatest contributor to economic activity (Wolfl, 2005) – currently worth around $2.5 […]

Year Book Australia – ABS February 2008

Year Book Australia provides a comprehensive overview of the economic and social conditions of contemporary Australia. It is a statistically-oriented publication with sufficient background information to establish a context for the statistics and to assist in understanding and interpreting them. It also contains descriptive matter dealing with Australia’s geography and climate, the environment, government, international […]