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Malcolm Turnbull unveils funding for National Science and Innovation Agenda to fuel Australia’s ‘ideas boom’

- December 7, 2015 6 MIN READ

After months of talking the talk, the Turnbull Government is walking the walk with the launch of a National Science and Innovation Agenda that aims to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship in Australia. Today’s announcement, the Prime Minister’s first big policy statement, is heralding the start of an ‘ideas boom’. The mining boom has been great for Australia, Turnbull said, but it has inevitably receded, and innovation will now be the driving force behind Australia’s prosperity.