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This time of year, it’s all about the messaging

December 23, 2015 Kris Gale

We think it’s fair to say that people may have got a touch overexcited about what might have been in the Prime Minister’s recent Innovation Statement. There was talk of new funding for competitive grant programs for industry, a radical overhaul of the R&D Tax Incentive (the Incentive) and the like. As we saw, the announcement was a modest one…

Innovation Statement: R&D Tax Incentive Under Review (Again)

December 7, 2015 Kris Gale

Earlier today, the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull,  unveiled the Federal Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. Full details of the statement can be explored at http://innovation.gov.au/page/agenda Seeking to emulate the mining boom with a more permanent  “ideas boom”, the Government’s announcement revolves around four key ideas: culture and capital, collaboration and skills, incentivising risk, and government as an exemplar, with Mr…

The Innovation Statement – Good As Gold?

Kris Gale

Celebrated American author, Joseph Heller, is best remembered for the towering achievement that was “Catch-22”. One of his lesser known (but highly enjoyable) reads is “Good As Gold”, the story of a middle-aged university English professor and author who is offered the chance for success, fame and fortune in Washington D.C. as the country's first ever Jewish Secretary Of State.…

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