Digital Economy Goal: by 2020, Australia will rank in the top five OECD countries in the percentage of businesses and not-for-profit organisations using online opportunities to drive productivity improvements, expand their customer base and enable jobs growth.
To assist us in realising this goal, the Australian Government is currently undertaking the following initiatives:
The Digital Enterprise program will assist small-to-medium enterprises and not-for-profit organisations (including local cultural organisations) to better understand how they can take advantage of the National Broadband Network (NBN) and online opportunities more generally. Show me more
Recognising the importance of the retail sector, the government hosted a half-day forum in Sydney on 18 February 2011. The forum brought together more than 100 retailers and other parts of the supply chain to identify the opportunities, discuss the challenges and map the solutions for online retail in Australia. Key outcomes achieved from the event were to highlight the importance of a vibrant Australia online retail sector, promote industry dialogue and facilitate networking. Show me more