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The north, agriculture and the environment

GAP report: The north, agriculture and the environmentThe new GAP report discusses regional economic opportunities and environmental implications of agricultural development in northern Australia. It outlines a set of metrics to guide private sector investment decisions.

 

Not for profit (r)evolution

Debra Cupitt's picture

The not for profit sector is an integral part of Australian society, and currently it's undergoing a huge shakeup. Debra Cupitt from One10 shows the opportunities beyond the existing challenges for the continued prosperity of the sector.

Preparing for the Future – Do or Die for Non-Profit Boards

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The world of not-for-profit organisations is changing dramatically. Head of Philanthropy and Social Capital at Koda Capital, David Knowles, shares his insights on what non-profits need to do to meet the challenges ahead and survive.

How doing good is good for business and how Yoobi and the ‘one for one’ model is changing the way we shop and give

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Australia is very familiar with the concept of businesses donating a portion of profits to a particular cause or charity but there is also a lot of uncertainty around the concept. Lance Kalish explains how Yoobi takes the concept of giving to a new level.

Have your say on innovation

NSW Government

The NSW Government wants your input to support innovation. You can comment on one of eight themes or make a general submission. You are invited to submit your feedback by 5pm 15 April 2016 via online consultation.
 


 

A review of Robert Gordon's 'Rise and Fall of American Growth'

Ian McAuley's picture

The economist Robert Gordon has recently written The Rise and Fall of American Growth, and its findings apply with some adjustments to Australia too. Ian McAuley says anyone who believes that changes in “productivity” and “efficiency” can be captured in a few simple metrics would do well to read at least a few chapters of Gordon’s work.

Life in the “Lucky Country”

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Australia regularly ranks highly in providing opportunities for a healthy, safe and prosperous life. But do Australians know how lucky they are? Dean Pearson and his team at NAB have asked them.

Time for NDIS critics to show their cards

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There have been comments from the business sector that the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) should be slowed down. President of People with Disability Australia, Craig Wallace, says if the Business Council of Australia really thinks that Australians with disability and families shouldn't get reasonable and necessary support, it should have the courage and integrity to say so.

Prepare for digital transformation

Digital Disruption X 2016Digital Disruption X 2016 is a conference taking place in Sydney on 22-23 March 2016. It is aimed at c-level executives exploring how to adapt and prepare for digital transformation across all areas of business.

Navigating the new norm of disruption

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Digital disruption is becoming less about ‘disrupt or be disrupted’ and more about how to harness the opportunities disruption provides. Ahead of Digital Disruption X 2016, Carsales CIO Ajay Bhatia shares seven key elements organisations should consider in order to take advantage of the potential benefits of digital disruption.