Securing Australia's Future

Harnessing Interdisciplinary Research for Innovation and Prosperity
Product Number: EB00770951
Released: Oct 11, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781486306718
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
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Description

The future will bring change for Australia. But whether that change is for the better or worse largely depends on the decisions we make today as individuals and as a nation. Recognising rapid changes in the global economy, environment and policy, the Australian Government engaged the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) to undertake detailed interdisciplinary research to help guide Australian thinking and policy decisions. Dozens of Australia's finest minds assessed the opportunities available to the nation globally and domestically, charting a course for the future. The resulting findings can prepare Australia to address the challenges ahead and make the most of the opportunities. Securing Australia's Future synthesises the major themes that emerge from ACOLA's reports. Each chapter includes key findings designed to optimise Australia's prosperity and place in the region. The future is a long game but its base must be built now. This book provides a vision for the nation, for its politicians, public servants and industry leaders - a sound footing for securing Australia's future. It is a vital resource for Members of Federal and State parliaments, senior public servants, industry leaders, universities and the interested public.

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Author(s): Simon Torok, Paul Holper
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: May 29, 2017

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