According to economists, economic growth is important because it allows living standards to rise and more people to find jobs. While the benefits don’t always get distributed evenly, it is generally seen as a starting point for improving household incomes.
Creating industries of the future
How can we create the industries and jobs of the future?
How can we foster a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation for all Australians?
Growing a sustainable economy
How can we maintain individual and collective quality of life while growing our economy?
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Where our topics and challenges come from
The Australian Futures Project (the organisation behind My Big Idea) conducted a National Values Assessment to find out the ten topics Australians care most about and then identified three specific challenges under each topic. These 30 challenges represent the true concerns of Australians, and your ideas are needed to resolve them.
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