Innovation in Australia

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;

Commercialisation Australia;

Enterprise Solutions;

Innovation Investment Fund;

Industry Innovation Councils;

Enterprise Connect;

Industry Innovation Precincts; and

Textile, Clothing and Footwear Small Business and Building Innovative Capability.

Date of effect: 1 January 2015