• Australian citizenship – who is in and who is out?

    Dominic O'Sullivan     |      August 1, 2017

    Recent activity in the Australian Senate has us questioning who is Australian? Australia shares high level national security information with some of the jurisdictions that Canavan, Ludlam, Waters and perhaps Banks and Roberts hold citizenship with, yet we find their citizens threatening. Dominic O’Sullivan considers this and the amendment of the constitution to allow four-year parliamentary terms.

  • Too often our leaders wait and wait

    Victor Perton     |      July 27, 2017

    “Credibility is a precious commodity. A stock of it is created by persistently offering simple, clear advice that recognises a policy shift is on, and explains why – and where the national interest lies.” Chairman of Australia’s Productivity Commission Peter Harris said in a challenging speech entitled Productivity and Policy Challenges in an Environment of Pervasive Uncertainty delivered at the Economic and Social Outlook Conference on 20 July 2017 in Melbourne.

  • Medium sized businesses weak link in National Cyber Defence

    Aiden Tudehope     |      July 21, 2017

    The leadership of medium sized businesses and government agencies is falling dangerously short in understanding and managing cyber security, potentially creating risks across the economy and society. Managing Director of Macquarie Government & Hosting Group, Aiden Tudehope discusses the 2016 research by the Macquarie Telecom Group.