The 2014 Australian Budget report: A raft of councils and support services to nurture innovation and enterprise have been abolished and replaced with the Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme through the Department of Industry.
From 1 January 2015, The Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme will replace
Australian Industry Participation;
Innovation Investment Fund;
Industry Innovation Councils;
Industry Innovation Precincts; and
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Small Business and Building Innovative Capability.
Date of effect: 1 January 2015