Insight: Australia’s regional competitiveness index

Can Australia maintain its high living standards? Build new sources of prosperity?  Make the most of emerging opportunities? These questions are at the heart of competitiveness.

[In]Sight: Australia’s Regional Competitiveness Index is the lens regions need to make the most of their advantages. Browse 624 regional competitiveness profiles using our online tool.

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Australia’s 10 Greatest Competitiveness Challenges have been identified using [In]Sight. If we can step up and meet these challenges, the regions, and Australia as a whole, will prosper.

The first three ask how we can leverage the potential of our people – our greatest assets.

The remaining seven will be made available in coming months. Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with all the Competitiveness Challenge papers as they are released.
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