• Down to business on Australian wildlife

    WILDLIFE Queensland is reaching out to form Conservation Partnerships with businesses that have sustainability in their DNA. They want to attract a high-level Foundation Conservation Panel of business leaders  passionate about protecting Australian wildlife and habitat.

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  • Australia Post saves planet and $10m every year

    AUSTRALIA POST is really pushing the envelope when it comes to the environmental sustainability of its business – cutting carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2020 and saving $10 million every year in the process.

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  • Australia can lead the world in sustainable seafood

    When people talk about seafood industry powerhouses, no one brings up Australia. But after learning about these innovators and researching this island continent’s potential, I really wonder, why not? - asks Monica Jain.

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  • Can Australia invest in Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor?

    Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Development Project, aimed at enhancing the powerhouse industrial production region, could become a strategic magnet for Australian commercial and inter-governmental collaboration and investment.

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  • Iconic Aussie watch brand Adina says G'day USA

    AUSTRALIAN hand-crafted wristwatch innovator, Adina Watches, is set to be not only an 'Australiana' timepiece but also a centrepiece of the prestigious G’day USA celebrations on Australia Day 2019.

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January 11, 2019

TechnologyOne helps Britain’s Science Museum Group curate digital transformation

THE UK’s world-leading group of science museums, The Science Museum Group (SMG) which attracts five million visitors a year, selected Australia’s largest enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) company TechnologyOne to modernise and transform its existing financial business system.

“The Science Museum Group stands among several new world-leading customers…

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  • 17 Jan, 2019

    Bosch, Daimler set up automated on-demand ride-hailing trial in San José


    SAN JOSE California has been selected by German automotive giants Bosch and Daimler as the city for pilot trials of a new world-leading automated ride-hailing service.

    Located on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay in Silicon Valley, and with more than one million inhabitants, San José is the third biggest city in…

  • 17 Jan, 2019

    Dunn with workplace bullying


    PAULA DUNN’s personal experience with bullying has been the driving force behind her professional life – and now she’s on a mission to make most workplaces healthier places to be.

    The founder of No Limits Consulting has seen, first-hand, the damage bullying and toxic workplace behaviour has had on people’s mental health.


  • 17 Jan, 2019

    ACCC activity, penalties on the rise


    THE AUSTRALIAN Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) secured almost $170 million in penalties for breaches of competition and consumer law in the 2017-18 financial year – including fines for Telstra, Ford and Apple – according to its latest annual report.

    Significant decisions included the ACCC opposing BP Australia’s…

  • 16 Jan, 2019

    Roy Morgan kicks off live sports sponsorship platform

    Sports Business

    ROY MORGAN has launched the Genome Audience Planner in alliance with TEG Analytics as a ‘next generation sponsorship planning and optimisation platform’.

    The platform is expected to change the way advertisers in Australia identify, reach and measure new sponsorship opportunities across the live sport and entertainment sector.

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THE TECHNOLOGY industry has a habit of inventing terms and phrases that are virtually…


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January 14, 2019

Bupa to provide health services for ADF members

DEFENCE will have new arrangements in place to deliver health services to Australian Defence Force (ADF) members from…

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Less pain and effort now it’s Ezy-As

For many, the arduous task of donning compression stockings can be frustrating. This is especially true if the wearer is living independently,…

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GHD Digital backs RCL with 100 hours of support

THE DIGITAL arm of global professional services group GHD is backing River City Labs (RCL) with 100 hours of voluntary service.

GHD’s support was…

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Ocular Robotics envisions the future

AUSTRALIAN company Ocular Robotics has been recognised as a ‘game changer’ organisation in the global robotics revolution.

Ocular Robotics, a New South Wales Leaders alumni member, was presented…

Creative Industries

October 14, 2018

Qld-designed and made activewear to change the game

DANIELLE LARKIN has shifted the goal posts with her d+k activewear range. For a start, she is playing a ‘home’ game.

Right from the kick-off, each…

Sports Business

January 16, 2019

Roy Morgan kicks off live sports sponsorship platform

ROY MORGAN has launched the Genome Audience Planner in alliance with TEG Analytics as a ‘next generation sponsorship planning and optimisation…

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January 13, 2019

First Nations Youth Summit inspires next-gen entrepreneurs

AUSTRALIA’s inaugural First Nations Youth Summit was held in Brisbane in 2018, attracting 60 First Nations youth – and…

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January 09, 2019

Disney ‘hakuna matata’ trade mark a lesson for us all

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CONTRARY to what many may think, Disney is not always the happiest place on Earth.

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September 06, 2018

CSIRO app gives farmers ‘grain’ of truth

AUSTRALIAN farmers can now forecast grain yield at the touch of a button, thanks to a new smart phone app developed by Australia’s national science…

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October 15, 2018

Sodexo partners with Foodbank to supply vital staple foods

SODEXO, a company specialising in ‘quality of life’ services, donated $32,000 to Australian Foodbank’s Key Staples Program – ahead of World Food Day…

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September 06, 2018

Financial Planning: as explained by an Irishman in the Outback.

(A modern day take on an old joke, modified to protect the innocent …) Paddy bought a camel from a farmer for $100. The farmer agreed to deliver the…

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