Stocktake of Australian Innovation Precincts

Report: This February 2019 report from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science presents a holistic look at active, emerging and planned innovation centres, hubs and precincts across Australia, encompassing a wide variety of focus sectors and disciplines. click here to read the report

Building informal knowledge‐sharing relationships between policy makers and academics: Insights from a PM&C engagement project

Journal Article Annette Quayle and Bernadette Kelly outline a project to encourage knowledge sharing and engagement between academics and a policy team within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. The project was designed to enhance policy advice by drawing on a group of academics outside the policy ranks to act as a sounding … Continue reading Building informal knowledge‐sharing relationships between policy makers and academics: Insights from a PM&C engagement project

The New Practice of Public Problem Solving

Media article A new class of innovators is advancing the public good by figuring out what people actually need and then testing, improving, and scaling solutions that may already be out there. Tara McGuinness and Anne-Marie Slaughter present the four elements of their method. click here for article

Australia to 2050: future challenges

Report An intergenerational overview, produced by the Attorney-General's Department, of the challenges arising in Australia around a changing economy, population, environment and labour market. click here for full text