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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.

Part 2 of 3. Why Tesla and 200,000 Australian auto workers need each other

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Tesla has pulled off the greatest sales and marketing campaign in the history of the auto industry, without one car on the show room floor. In his second of three blogs Stewart Nattrass looks at the current state of the global market and where we could be in five years.

Part 1 of 3. Why Tesla and 200,000 Australian auto workers need each other

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Australia’s long history of building automobiles is coming to an end. Meanwhile Tesla’s electric cars are going from strength to strength. In this first of three blogs Stewart Nattrass argues that with vacant assembly lines and teams of experienced skilled workers we could enter a mutually beneficial relationship with Tesla.

The new work order is here

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As automation, globalisation and collaboration shape the future of work, young people today have to be prepared to change industries and adapt to less predictable conditions. Jan Owen, CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians, shares the latest research.

Is Australia still the 'fair go' country?

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We like to think that everyone gets a 'fair go' in Australia. Sue Ellson wonders if that's still true.