Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities are capabilities critical to Defence and must be developed or supported by Australian industry. This means Australia must have access to, or control over the skills, [...]
The 2018-19 investment priorities for the Defence Innovation Hub have been announced. The Government is investing $640 million in a decade to support the development of innovative technologies through the [...]
‘Workforce behind Defence Force’ TV campaign highlights broad benefits of defence technology and capability
"The Workforce behind the Defence Force television campaign highlights the recent major change in thinking about how Australia delivers defence capability. It brings home the significant benefits that will flow [...]
The Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Sen the Hon Michaela Cash has released yesterday a report entitled “Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation”, that details a strategic plan for the Australian innovation, science and research system out to 2030. The report covers the need for and opportunities from innovation; five elements of a sustainable national innovation system; and a roadmap for implementation.
Design and design principles are integral to success in advanced manufacturing. The 60th annual Good Design Australia awards are open for entries until 9 March 2018. The ten design disciplines include awards for product design, awards recognising the role of design in driving business strategy, design for social impact and digital. There is also a new category for engineering.
Manufacturing CEOs say that, on balance, 2017 was the best year in the last five years. Two thirds of them expect 2018 to deliver a better top line result than last year and a little over half expect better profits. The results are in the Ai Group National 2018 CEO Survey of Business Prospects.