June 2016

Report urges a revival of Australia’s manufacturing sector to drive innovation

featuring Jim Stanford in RN Breakfast

Australia now has the lowest proportion of manufacturing jobs in the OECD, according to a new report by the Centre for Future Work.

The report says the decline isn’t inevitable and can be reversed; several of our global peers are expanding their manufacturing sectors.

As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promotes his innovation agenda on the election campaign trail, the report finds the sector that is most innovation-intensive has been allowed to wither.

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Corporate power in Australia

featuring Richard Denniss and David Richardson in The Sydney Morning Herald

Which industries do you think are the most politically powerful in Australia? This paper examines the influence of the superannuation, mining, banking and gambling industries and concludes that perhaps the real test of power is the ability to get things done without anybody even noticing.  To download the paper, click here To read Ross Gittins’

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