Welcome to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s Dialogue

This site is used to post a variety of policy challenges. We want your ideas and comments to shape and influence the issues important to you.

Current and previous challenges are listed below.

We want to hear your views!

  • Draft framework for public participation in the public service's work

    Drawing on feedback, we have drafted 10 components that will make up a framework to improve public participation in the Australian Public Service.

  • Getting the public more involved in the public service’s work

    How can we get the public more involved in the public service’s work? In principle, more public participation could make policy, programmes and service delivery far better. But in reality, it’s not that easy to do.

  • Helping Small Business Go Digital

    What support does small business need to take advantage of digital technologies? The Small Business Digital Taskforce asked and small business responded - giving us many ideas which may accelerate the adoption of digital technologies. We would now like your help to assess these ideas.

  • Regional Australia

    What opportunities and challenges do we face with digital economy issues outside the major cities?

  • Helping Small Business Go Digital

    What support does small business need to take advantage of digital technologies? We asked and small business responded - help us assess the concepts developed from these ideas by 15 February.

  • Modern regulatory systems for the digital economy

    What opportunities do we have to enable entrepreneurship, innovation and trade in the digital economy, and how can we reduce the risks associated with digital disruption?

  • Digital Economy and Society

    What opportunities are there to address the differing levels of digital ability and inclusion (the 'digital divide’) and make the most of the benefits that digital technologies present for society?

  • Skills and Education

    What opportunities do we have to equip Australians with the skills they need for the jobs of today and the future?

  • There are no current challenges