The Agenda

Extraordinary technological change is transforming how we live, work, communicate and pursue good ideas. We need to embrace new ideas in innovation and science, and harness new sources of growth to deliver the next age of economic prosperity in Australia. The National Innovation and Science Agenda is an important step in the right direction.

Innovation is important to every sector of the economy – from ICT to healthcare, education to agriculture, and defence to transport. Innovation keeps us competitive. It keeps us at the cutting edge. It creates jobs. And it will keep our standard of living high.

The National Innovation and Science Agenda  will drive smart ideas that create business growth, local jobs and global success. The Agenda includes initiatives worth $1.1 billion over four years.

  • $1.1B
  • 24 initiatives
  • 4 years