• Economy Politics and Policy

    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.


  • Economy Health Society

    Engaging large employers in return-to-work strategies


    Catherine Fritz-Kalish |  July 25, 2017


    The Second Roundtable in the GAP Recovery at Work series focused on strategies to encourage recovery at work after soft tissue injuries and how to ‘Engage Large Employers in Best Practice’. Catherine Fritz-Kalish, Managing Director of Global Access Partners, releases the 2017 Roundtable findings through Open Forum.


  • Culture Science and Technology

    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.


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  • The Internet of Things and Security

    Vijay Varadharajan     |      July 6, 2017

    Many IoT devices do not have any security functionality, and even the ones that have are often primitive and can be easily attacked. According to Professor Vijay Varadharajan security cannot be, and must not be thought of as an add-on.

  • Why your organisation’s cybersecurity practice is not all you had hoped for

    Andrew Bycroft     |      July 4, 2017

    How could we have prevented cybercrime ballooning into the pandemic of the 21st century? Andrew Bycroft, CEO of The Security Artist, considers what we could have done differently.

  • Language and the right to identity

    Dominic O'Sullivan     |      July 3, 2017

    Languages matter because they allow people to think in ways that are culturally contextualised. Access to one’s own language is a measure of freedom because language is never freely surrendered, but usurped through political factors over which one has no control. Associate Professor Dominic Sullivan considers why indigenous languages matter.