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Personal Innovation: Design yourself for innovation

Abby Robinson's picture

So much has been written about innovation and fostering an innovative culture in organisations, but we rarely address personal innovation as a key component of organisational improvement. Abby Robinson says it’s worth rising to the greatest challenge of all, innovating ourselves to become the best we can be today.

Better solutions needed for older workers

Russ Grayson's picture

The issue of pension affordability comes up every so often in the political debate. Russ Grayson addresses some of the issues around raising the retirement age and offers solutions.

Head space for creativity and innovation

Dr Melis Senova's picture

How can we move beyond the what to the why of innovation? At the recent GAP Summit Dr Melis Senova called for nothing less than a collective mindset revolution.

We must get serious about Reconciliation if we are to reduce homelessness in Australia

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Mission Australia recently compared Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander young people's responses on their values, concerns, health, wellbeing, housing and safety. Catherine Yeomans, CEO of Mission Australia, has the results.

Posing the unthinkable: Resettling refugees in Australia

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In a recent ABC ‘Lateline’ program, Paris Aristotle of the Victorian Foundation for the Survivors of Torture said he had never anticipated that offshore processing facilities would become long-term warehouses for refugees without genuine resettlement options. Binoy Kampmark says his perspectives have shown a distinct lack of imagination.

You are not alone

Alzheimer's Australia logoSeptember is Dementia Awareness Month. The theme for 2016 is "You are not alone". Wednesday 21 September 2016 is World Alzheimer's Day.

How to support health in older workers to ensure job role sustainability

Eugene McGarrell's picture

Australia’s population aged 65 and over will more than double by 2054-55, putting pressure on economic and social costs. Eugene McGarrell, General Manager of Health and Community Engagement at icare, delivered the following address at the second Annual National Ageing Workforce Forum.

Environmental protection and public safety of your home

Safronia Benasic's picture

We all want to live in a home that is safe for ourselves and our families. Safronia Benasic says the Government, in particular the ACT Government, could do more to ensure the health and safety of the community.

Being careful with certainty

Dr Melis Senova's picture

The greatest risks to open mindedness and growth is certainty. Dr Melis Senova, founder and director of Huddle, encourages us to be willing to remain open and to learn, learn, learn.

Australia's ageing workforce

2nd Annual National Ageing Workforce Forum 2016The second Annual National Ageing Workforce Forum takes place from 30 August to 1 September 2016 in Sydney. The focus will be on how to gain strategic advantage through older workers.