The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering welcomes the opportunity to provide input into the NSW Productivity Commission’s reform agenda. ATSE Fellows from the Academy’s NSW Division attended the roundtable meetings on human capital, energy and water. This submission addresses these areas.
Scientists, engineers and technologists will continue to make enormous contributions to the State’s future economy and wellbeing. With new and emerging materials, analytical techniques, systems and processes, their creativity and expertise will contribute to the productivity ecosystems in education, innovation and entrepreneurship, manufacturing and infrastructure planning and implementation.