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This instrument prescribes the Digital Readiness Assessment Tool Program.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Registered 19 Nov 2020
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Industry Research and Development (Digital Readiness Assessment Tool Program) Instrument 2020

I, Karen Andrews, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, make the following instrument.

Dated 18 November 2020

Karen Andrews

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Prescribed program....................................................................................................... 1

6............ Specified legislative power............................................................................................ 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Industry Research and Development (Digital Readiness Assessment Tool Program) Instrument 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

20 November 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 33 of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

program: see subsection 5(1).

5  Prescribed program

             (1)  For the purposes of subsection 33(1) of the Act, the Digital Readiness Assessment Tool Program (the program) is prescribed.

             (2)  The program provides funding to develop and operate an online self‑assessment tool that will:

                     (a)  assist Australian businesses to assess their digital maturity and capability; and

                     (b)  inform Australian businesses about existing government programs and resources to increase their digital maturity and capability.

             (3)  The purpose of the program is to:

                     (a)  accelerate the adoption of digital technologies by Australian businesses; and

                     (b)  drive long-term growth and business resilience in Australia.

6  Specified legislative power

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(3) of the Act, the power of the Parliament to make laws with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution) is specified.