How is the Australian Government responding to this need for change?
In 2015, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP (then Minister for Foreign Affairs), launched the innovationXchange to catalyse and support innovation across the Australian aid program. The innovationXchange shares learnings and brokers new connections so that innovation becomes intrinsic to the delivery of the whole aid program. All of Australia’s innovationXchange learning, experimenting and partnerships give effect to the 2030 Agenda, including the Sustainable Development Goals.
For the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to be known as an exemplar in foreign affairs, trade and development impact and influence through embedded innovation practices.See more