The ABC of Innovation

Michelle Guthrie

“The interlocking themes of creativity and innovation are as important for me as they are for anyone engaged in the creative industries. Without great acts of innovation and the wonderful, creative sparks that ignite them, the world we inhabit would be a quite different, infinitely less exciting and productive place.

Just imagine: in my own sphere of arts and the media there would be no Sydney Opera House, no Heidelberg School, no Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, no Cloudstreet or The Secret River. No songs from Gurrumul or films like Picnic at Hanging Rock. And, quite possibly, no national broadcaster …”