The Government of Australia is dedicated to driving innovation and enhancing global competitiveness. The Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is responsible for consolidating the government’s efforts to drive economic growth, productivity and competitiveness by bringing together industry, energy, resources and science. They seek to drive growth and job creation for a more prosperous Australia, by facilitating economic transformation and boosting business competitiveness. The Australian Advisory Board on Technology and Healthcare Competitiveness was founded in 2018 as part of a joint initiative with the United States to foster innovation in the fields of technology and healthcare. It is a first-of-its-kind alliance between nations.