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Peer learning with shoulders, not precincts

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To kick off our discussion forum ‘Spaces of Australian Innovation’, we hear from Pete Cooper, founder of The Start Society. He suggests a cheaper, more effective and more enduring way to make real innovation happen from the ground up.

Join The Big Conversation

Sustainable Engineering Society (SENG) On 2 August 2016 Engineers Australia’s Sustainable Engineering Society and UTS are hosting ‘The Big Conversation' on the significant risks that climate change poses for our social, financial, and energy systems, making the case for emergency action.

A new way of thinking about work injuries – report released

Recovery at work strategic roundtableThe health benefits of work, early intervention and how to improve the recovery rates for injured employees were the focus of a recent strategic stakeholder roundtable at NSW Parliament House. The final GAP report has now been released.

Millennial philanthropists stepping up to the plate for the arts

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How can we inspire a young generation of philanthropists to secure the future of Australian arts? Clare Ainsworth Herschell shares ten things she’s learnt as Next Generation Development Manager for the Art Gallery of NSW.

Startup Muster: Understanding the Australian startup ecosystem

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Did you ever wonder how your startup compares to others in terms of funding, team and plans? The CEO of Startup Muster, Monica Wulff, invites you to take part in the largest annual survey of Australian startups and its supporters.

Is the “good food” movement morally superior and elitist?

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Information overload and conflicting information around food leaves many people confused. Russ Grayson says food choices and claims about them can create social divisions.

Negative gearing changes: the unforeseen consequences

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One of the centerpieces of Bill Shorten’s election campaign is proposing changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax. President of the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales, John Cunningham, argues that executing these changes would be a mistake.

An international voice: My concerns as a young person in today’s world

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Is today’s youth really mindless, lazy and technology-dependent? Megan Boehm is a young American student, and here she shares some of the big issues her generation really is concerned about.

Part 3 of 3. Why Tesla and 200,000 Australian auto workers need each other

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There has been no mention of the elephant in the room during the lead up to the election. In his final blog of this series, Stewart Nattrass suggests to vote in the Senate for those that will support investigating how to attract Tesla to Australia.

Theme of upcoming GAP Summit announced

Spaces of Australian Innovation image for site newsHow can Australia build and nurture spaces for innovation and creative engagement so that we can become a truly innovative nation? This will be the key theme of this year’s Global Access Partners Annual Economic Summit in the NSW Legislative Assembly Chamber on 15 and 16 September.