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IAN BERSTEN. Tax policy and reducing financial barriers for small business in Australia.

There is much discussion about the benefits of reducing tax so that Australia can be competitive with other countries in the world. This is only of consequence to multinational companies considering where to establish their headquarters. All small companies and medium-sized … Continue reading

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MICHAEL KEATING. Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook, 2016

The Government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) released yesterday contains few changes and no surprises. The critical question is whether the path back to surplus is actually credible, especially given the many failed promises in the past. This post … Continue reading

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Anand Kulkarni, Travers McLeod. Battle of ideas on innovation.

We’re now in a race to the top on innovation. Better late than never. Liberating ideas could reboot Australia’s economy, as we argued a year ago. Now it seems there are more ideas about how to generate ideas than ever … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Our innovation-averse business culture

Malcolm Turnbull’s Innovation statement sounded new, but was it? So much of what he said used to be called industry policy-technology parks, offsets, defense technology, support for inventors, and quality assurance. But Malcolm Turnbull dwelt particularly on the need for … Continue reading

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David Charles. The National Innovation and Science Agenda – Will it be different this time?

The Prime Minister and his government are welcoming us to the ideas boom. Showing a great sense of timing the innovation statement was made almost at the same time that Atlassian was listing on the NASDAQ. The Statement points to … Continue reading

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David Charles. Innovation, Disruption, Growth and Jobs of the Future

What a difference a day makes to so many things including innovation. Immediately prior to the replacement of Tony Abbott by Malcolm Turnbull the Commonwealth Government barely had innovation, to say nothing of digital disruption and start ups, on its … Continue reading

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