The Next Big Wave: Directions for Australian Innovation

Facilitated by Jenny Brockie this panel session examined our guest's views on; Where and what are the opportunities for Australians to innovate? What strengths should Australia be building on? What is Australia’s natural advantage as a country and how can we amplify it? What are some of the incredible stories of Australian innovation that we should be replicating? The panel featured Larry Marshall, Chief Executive, CSIRO, Mike Cannon-Brookes, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Atlassian and Annie Parker, Co-Founder, muru-D.

Held at the iconic Sydney Opera House on 14 September, The Advance Global Australian Summit and Awards celebrated international Australians who exhibit remarkable talent, exceptional vision and ambition. The Awards are the only of its kind to recognise the contributions of the one million Australians living abroad, and those who have returned home. More information at

For the 2015 Advance Global Australian Awards and Summit we were delighted to partner with Australia Channel, the international service of Sky News Australia designed to meet the needs of expats wanting the freshest news from home, and to highlight the benefits of Australia as a business, tourism and investment destination. More information at