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Title Underpinning Australia's industrial growth : the Chemicals & Plastics Action Agenda Steering Group report to government
Published [Canberra] : Dept. of Industry, Science and Resources, 2001

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Description xiii, 70 pages, <27> : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The chemicals and plastics industry today -- 3. The chemicals and plastics industry tomorrow -- 4. Strategies and actions
4. Strategies and Actions -- 4.1 Getting the Regulatory Framework Right -- 4.1.1 Regulatory reform -- 4.1.2 Greenhouse Policy -- 4.2 Investing and Re?Investing in Growth -- 4.2.1 Re?investing in existing industry -- 4.2.2 Accessing Australia's energy and resource base -- 4.3 Culture of Innovation -- 4.3.1 The economic benefits of innovation -- 4.3.2 The decline in business expenditure on R&D -- 4.3.3 Government's key role in supporting innovation -- 4.3.4 Next steps -- 4.4 A highly skilled workforce -- 4.4.1 Improve existing training delivery systems -- 4.4.2 Training culture -- 4.4.3 Difficulty in recruiting skilled operators -- 5. Conclusions -- 5.1 The Industry's priorities -- 5.2 Implementing the recommendations -- 5.2.1 Promoting a positive industry image
Contents: Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Background to this Report -- 1.2 Preparation of the Industry's Report -- 1.3 The Industry's Vision -- 2. The Chemicals and Plastics Industry Today -- 2.1.2 The picture for the chemicals industry -- 2.1.3 The picture for the plastics industry -- 2.2 The role of chemicals and plastics in the Australian economy -- 2.2.1 Industry linkages -- 3. The Chemicals and Plastics Industry Tomorrow -- 3.1 What do the statistics suggest? -- 3.1.1 Alternative development paths for the future -- 3.2 The industry's view of the future
Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Background to this Report -- 1.2 Preparation of the Industry's Report -- 1.3 The Industry's Vision -- 2. The Chemicals and Plastics Industry Today -- 2.1.2 The picture for the chemicals industry -- 2.1.3 The picture for the plastics industry -- 2.2 The role of chemicals and plastics in the Australian economy -- 2.2.1 Industry linkages -- 3. The Chemicals and Plastics Industry Tomorrow -- 3.1 What do the statistics suggest? -- 3.1.1 Alternative development paths for the future -- 3.2 The industry's view of the future
Notes "Competitive Australia" -- At foot of front cover
"ISR 2001/044" -- Inside back cover
"March 2001"
"Prepared on behalf of the Chemicals and Plastics Action Agenda Steering Group by ACIL Consulting" -- T.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web
Commonwealth of Australia 2001
Subject Chemical industry -- Government policy -- Australia.
Plastics industry and trade -- Government policy -- Australia.
Chemical industry -- Australia.
Plastics industry and trade -- Australia.
Author Australia. Department of Industry, Science, and Resources.
ACIL Consulting.
Chemicals and Plastics Action Agenda Steering Group (Australia)
ISBN 0642721343 (paperback)
0642722234 (Government response)
OTHER TI Underpinning Australia's growth. Key statistics
Underpinning Australia's industrial growth. Government response
Underpinning Australia's industrial growth. Report to government