ICT to dominate in the economy of Australia

Australian ICT ministry gives predominant thrust on ICTs in productivity drive of economy over next 20 years.

The current report forecasting productivity found that labour productivity growth would be strong in sectors which were heavy users of ICT technologies such as telecommunications, manufacturing, finance and trade. It tells Australia would continue to benefit from technological momentum in ICT. To face the emerging economic challenges Australia would continue in rapid advances in ICT and its many applications that would help to sustain and improve living standards and continue to make a valuable economic contribution.