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Golden harvest: Future food bowl needs investment (Photo by Sleepy Claus via Flickr.com)
May 26, 2016
It should be a matter of concern that 80 per cent of Australians are opposed to foreign ownership of the nation’s farmland. That was the...
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May 23, 2016
Now, more than ever, companies need to take action and implement serious and effective anti-corruption measures as part of their business strategy. Corruption Commissions, inquisitive...
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May 20, 2016
Powell Tate launched its inaugural ‘Jam session’ this week with headline speakers the Hon. Peter Reith and Mr Stephen Loosley AM on how businesses can...
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May 6, 2016
The Prime Minister will formally call the July 2 election this weekend. He has coyly said so himself. That was the buzz in Canberra around...
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May 3, 2016
The 2016 Budget announced by Treasurer Scott Morrison this evening is clearly an election budget. But it's not so much what was announced in the...
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May 2, 2016
Highlights The 2016 election begins with the first part of the Coalition’s economic manifesto set to be released at 730 pm Tuesday. A week earlier...
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April 29, 2016
City infrastructure is in the spotlight again as the Turnbull Government seeks to add colour to its Smart Cities program in the lead up to...
Online surprise: foreign businesses failed to foresee China's new ecommerce regulations; now need to influence better outcome
April 26, 2016
By Alistair Nicholas* Many small manufacturing and exporting businesses the world over were taken by surprise on 8 April when China implemented its new e-commerce...
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April 19, 2016
Corruption Commissions, inquisitive media and police investigators have recently highlighted the number of frauds frequently emanating from IT departments. From higher education institutions to banks,...
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April 8, 2016
This year will see the world's three largest economies - the EU, the US and China - become increasingly tangled in a complex trade tussle...