Increase awareness among creative industries of Austrade’s global landing pads to support innovation in exports.
Government to implement fit for purpose capital injection to support digital transformation in services.
The Government should extend grant limits and raise the revenue threshold of the Export Markets Development Grant (EMDG) scheme to support established firms enter new and challenging markets overseas.
Consider whether Export Finance Australia’s role linking Australian suppliers to projects it finances could be further enhanced and optimised to create more opportunities for Australian firms.
Support the removal of unintended barriers to services by continuing the arrangement that allow Australians to access Medicare-subsidised telehealth services past September 2020.
The Australian Government to prioritise broad-based reform of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) to remove barriers to delivering health services through digital and connected platforms.
Establish a regulatory sandbox that allows health services firms to offer low-risk health services and digital tools to controlled markets; providing an early market test for safety, efficacy, economics and enabling pre-market surveillance for regulators.
Australian Government to work with universities, research institutions, the health sector and State and Territory Governments to establish a new ‘health innovation hub’ in a number of physical locations to attract investment and boost collaboration and innovation.
Australian Government to facilitate access for health services to capacity building funds through the Australian Aid Program and other international funding streams.
Government supports accelerators, incubators and other cluster development initiatives for services sectors, including in regional centres.
Government assist industry to identify and accelerate the adoption of innovations in online service delivery.
Government support industry develop tools to manage added liability from higher risks associated with digital rather than face-to-face transactions.