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Did you know that businesses that innovate are 60 percent more likely to increase their profits? In fact, innovative businesses are also twice as likely to increase their productivity and employment. The National Innovation and Science Agenda is encouraging businesses to embrace risk, entrepreneurship and be innovators in every field. 

Stats and facts

Visit the Office of the Chief Economist for high quality economic analysis across industry, innovation, resources, energy and evaluation.

View the National Innovation Map for information on the location of innovation activities and business creation across Australia over time.

Use Industry Monitor to interact with and learn about Australian industry data.

Read the Australian Innovation System annual series to learn about the impact of innovation on business, industry and national performance. 

Read the Australian Industry Report for an overview of the major economic factors affecting our industries.

Other government assistance

Visit to find out what you need to do to grow your business, find grants and assistance and download the free business planning tools, checklists and apps.

Visit the IP Australia website, to learn more about protecting and managing your intellectual property.

Use the Source IP online tool  to access public sector research, innovation and technology.

Visit or for access to openly available non-sensitive public data.