Jobs and Higher Incomes

We need to develop new businesses while supporting the competitiveness and growth of existing ones to power the creation of high-skilled, well-paid and rewarding jobs.

Through increased trade opportunities, Australian businesses can continue to compete in a global marketplace and remain an attractive destination for international investment.

Playing to our strengths and embracing our comparative advantages will help drive productivity and increase wages.

  • Develop new businesses and support the competitiveness of existing businesses
  • Increase trade opportunities
  • Allow business to compete in a global marketplace
  • Play to our strengths and embrace our comparative advantages allowing us access to new markets, new businesses and higher paying jobs
  • Lift productivity through greater creativity and investment as the best way to sustain higher incomes