Australia has demonstrated leadership in several dynamic tech sectors. In Clean Energy, the country has harnessed its vast natural resources, becoming a global player in renewable energy production. Initiatives like the Hornsdale Power Reserve, featuring the world’s largest lithium-ion battery, exemplify Australia’s commitment to clean power. The nation’s advancements in Space Technologies are evident through partnerships with international space agencies and institutions like the Australian Space Agency. In Biotech, Australia’s strong research capabilities have led to breakthroughs in areas like medical research and vaccine development. The country’s thriving startup ecosystem has contributed to growth in the Fintech sector, with companies like Afterpay and Canva gaining global recognition. In AI & Machine Intelligence, Australian universities and startups are making significant strides, such as Flamingo AI’s AI-driven virtual assistants. These achievements underscore Australia’s leadership and market position in these sectors, driving innovation and propelling technological progress.


Country Commissioner

The Hon. Tony Abbott

28th Prime Minister of Australia

Commissioner for Australia

Like just about every country, thanks to the globalisation of the past three decades, many aspects of daily life are now heavily reliant on the technology made in China. Reducing that dependency is the security imperative of our times and I am glad to be part of the Commission’s work to safeguard our freedoms into the future.

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