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A Vision for Australia – Part 3

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Global Access Partners (GAP) is developing a ‘big picture’ vision and roadmap for Australia. The Chairman of GAP, Peter Fritz, concludes his series of blogs by sharing the most important part of achieving progress.

Reimagining Budgets

Budgets for expensive public services — such as health, for example — must start to account for the future of technological change. Such budgets still involve the allocation of a certain sum of money towards particular equipment purchases which must then suffice for ten years or more, whether or not they are obsolete in five. In health, this does nothing to improve patient care, but is driven by the cumbersome way in which transparency procedures are implemented, and so in search of one benefit we are sacrificing another.

A Vision for Australia – Part 2

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Global Access Partners (GAP) is developing a ‘big picture’ vision and roadmap for Australia. In this second of three blogs, the Chairman of GAP, Peter Fritz, discusses how to modernise health and education, productivity and public funds.

Host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast

National Breast Cancer Foundation logoOne in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and seven women die from breast cancer every day in Australia. This October, you can host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast and raise funds for breast cancer research.

No efficiency in the Australian health system

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A third of treatments listed on the Medicare Benefits Schedule is potentially wasteful or outdated. Neil Batt says we need to provide fairness in our health system and empower the consumer.

20 bars, 20 talks, 1 night

Raising the Bar SydneyOn 20 October, Sydney is Raising the Bar. Have a drink and listen to academics discussing a broad range of topics, as 20 pubs around the city will be transformed into classrooms for one night.

The seventy percent

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70 % of workers worldwide say they feel disengaged in their jobs. Leah Sparkes shares a useful resource for leaders to help turn this around.

Ice abuse among our society

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The use of methamphetamine, commonly known as ice or crystal meth, is still on the rise in Australia. Jason Cavallaro provides some information on the drug that wreaks havoc on our communities.

Step up and stand out

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Emotions influence how you use your voice, body language and energy and the ways in which you connect to others. Mariette Rups-Donnelly has some tips how to present yourself in the best possible way.

The new Cabinet - repositioning the Government

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Will Malcolm Turnbull succeed as Prime Minister where Abbott, Rudd and Gillard ultimately failed? Dominic O’Sullivan comments on the new Cabinet, the Canning by-election and the Labor party’s future.

Do it with heart

Big Heart Appeal logoThe Big Heart Appeal in September is the Heart Foundation’s largest community-led campaign. Each year, over 120,000 volunteers come together to help.