Tag: policy

I recall listening to stories and recordings of my father performing on stage in Victoria.  His career dreams revolved around musicals, yet he was a mechanic.  His family persuaded him that career opportunities did not exist and that he should get a ‘real’ job.  He gave up his passion for security. Is a career in […]


Should governments consider the introduction of an additional tax incentive to encourage philanthropy?   Governments could choose to accredit certain organisations, select priority areas and or strategies for support and provide a new tax incentive to encourage donations. Tax incentives to support investment are not new.  Australia’s R&D tax incentive program has successfully encouraged investment […]






Looking beyond the research and considering translational needs when funding research. How well are your expectations, application and review processes, measures of success and funding strategy aligned with the next steps for translation?

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