• 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 breakdown of blockchain technology

    Maria Razo     |      June 30, 2017

    Blockchain has the potential to revolutionise data security as it will give us the ability to take privacy into our own hands. Public policy and political science student Maria Razo investigates how blockchain works.

  • Architecture solutions for positive patient recovery

    Kate Lawrence     |      June 28, 2017

    How can the built environment improve an individual’s recovery from mental illness and prevent future relapse? Architect Kate Lawrence explores how to promote positive psychology through urban design.

  • Businesses must meet cyber security threats head-on

    Shane Baker     |      June 27, 2017

    Australia’s business world faces the challenge of evolving and innovating while remaining tied to traditional legacy technologies and systems. To stay ahead of the curve, we must balance new innovations and technologies with ever-increasing digital threats. CEO of technology business TAS, Shane Baker explores the implications.