australia predictions for 2024

Read 25 predictions about Australia in 2024, a year that will see this country experience significant change in its politics, economics, technology, culture, and environment. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

International relations predictions for Australia in 2024

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Politics predictions for Australia in 2024

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Government predictions for Australia in 2024

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Economy predictions for Australia in 2024

Economy related predictions to impact Australia in 2024 include:

  • Australia's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) market reaches AU$3.2 billion this year, with a compound annual growth rate of 5.7% since 2019. Likelihood: 70%1
  • Australia's cannabis market is now valued at AU$1.2 billion, up from AU$17.7 million in 2018. Likelihood: 70%1
  • Mine expansions and new refineries have led to lithium exports this year valued at AU$1.5 billion, compared to AU$500 million in 2019. Likelihood: 70%1
  • An aging and retiring workforce has led to the creation of 516,600 jobs per year since 2019. Likelihood: 80%1
  • With tax changes coming into effect this year, mid-range income-earning couples with children earn an extra AU$1,714 in disposable income, up from AU$513 in 2019. Likelihood: 50%1
  • With tax changes coming into effect this year, mid-range income-earning single people earn an extra AU$505 in disposable income, up from AU$405 in 2019. Likelihood: 50%1
  • More than 20,000 workers are now needed for mining projects across the country in all roles, including engineers, plant operators, supervisors, technicians, and geologists. Likelihood: 70%1

Technology predictions for Australia in 2024

Technology related predictions to impact Australia in 2024 include:

  • Australia's autonomous mining trucks used in deserts across the country are going to the moon via the Australian Space Agency and NASA's latest expedition. Likelihood: 50%1
  • Australian driverless mining trucks and remote health technologies could be key to NASA's 2024 Moon mission.Vote on this forecast

Culture predictions for Australia in 2024

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Defense predictions for in 2024

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Infrastructure predictions for Australia in 2024

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  • Australia has become the world's largest producer of liquified natural gas (LNG) this year, supplying over 30 million tonnes of LNG per annum. Likelihood: 50%1

Environment predictions for Australia in 2024

Environment related predictions to impact Australia in 2024 include:

  • 50% of Australia's electricity now comes from renewable sources. Likelihood: 60%1
  • Australia's gold mines are producing over 6 million ounces of gold this year, down from 10.7 million ounces in 2019. Australia has slipped from second to fourth on a list of countries that are the largest gold miners. Likelihood: 60%1
  • Development of solar and wind energy projects propel Australia to realize the fastest reduction of emission rates in its history, as the country meets its Paris Agreement target five years ahead of schedule. Likelihood: 50%1

Science predictions for Australia in 2024

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Health predictions for Australia in 2024

Health related predictions to impact Australia in 2024 include:

  • More than 35% of the working population is 55 or older, compared to 33% in 2019. Likelihood: 80%1

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