OECD launches Economic Survey of Australia Friday, 3 March 2017


The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Australia, to be published at 00.01 am on Friday 3 March 2017 AEDT (13.01, GMT; 14:01 Paris time Thursday), looks at Australia’s current macroeconomic situation, as well as the steps that can be taken to ensure stronger and more inclusive growth in the future. The Survey’s two in-depth chapters focus on innovation. The first considers how to improve the framework conditions for innovation, while the second considers how to boost R&D outcomes.


The Survey will be available to journalists in English on the OECD's password-protected website. Create your MyOECD account here


An Overview with the main conclusions in English together with a video presentation will be available on the OECD’s website at  You are invited to include this Internet link in media articles about the Survey.


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey of Australia, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release. Requests to receive the Survey by e-mail under embargo should be sent to:


In asking to receive the Survey under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures.


For further information on the Survey, contact the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700).


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