Impact of Commercialisation Australia on business performance
This staff research is a study of the Commercialisation Australia (CA) programme, which ran from 2009 to 2014. Firms that participated in the program had higher increases in turnover growth, research and development (R&D) and capital expenditure than similar businesses.
Government financial assistance as catalyst for private financing
This staff research paper investigates whether government financial assistance from Australian state and federal governments facilitates business’ access to external financing. It finds that firms which receive government assistance are more likely to apply for and receive debt or equity financing.
Economic Assessment of Mineral Resources within the Woomera Prohibited Area
This report provides an economic assessment of mineral resources within the Woomera Prohibited Area, undertaken by the Office of the Chief Economist as part of the Australian Government’s 2018 review of the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA) Coexistence Framework.