The 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Digital 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.
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.