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With every change in Government there is a recurrent trend for the innovation programs to be renamed and rebadged. I remain hopeful that the new program will provide much needed support in a similar manner to that provided by CA but under a new "name"... although it will be months before implementation happens so start-ups will have to stand on their own whilst the formalities of the new program are worked through by the bureaucrats in Canberra. Meanwhile yet more of our most talented people will head for new opportunities in the US, UK and Singapore where the respective governments are smart enough to either get out of the way of innovation (eg positive option plan tax treatment) or actively supportive of the innovation ecosystem (UK and Singapore innovation funding is huge).