Australia and the circular economy – a chance to make your voice heard

Boomerang Labs is surveying entrepreneurs, as well as corporations, governments and other large organisations to take a snapshot of the Circular Economy landscape in Australia at present. They will gather this data for a Report ‘Australia and the Circular Economy: The Current Landscape and Opportunities Ahead’. They hope to replicate this each year to track progress.…

From tyranny of distance to centre of the global economy

For a century Australian businesses bemoaned the tyranny of distance that left us with poor prospects far from the world’s biggest markets. Today’s chart, from Visual Capitalist, brings home with a vengeance the newfound power of our location in the thick of the world’s fastest growing economies. In answers any questions you may have about…

Top countries for attracting international workers – inforgraphic

Australia has always relied on immigration to satisfy much of its requirement for highly skilled staff. In recent years in Australia, for example, half of all new engineers joining the workforce have come from overseas – we just don’t train enough. But it is not just companies, but nations that are in a global competition…

Why AI won’t be taking your job

A very normal reaction to new technologies and work, is to think that the latest machines are going to ‘take my job’. While technology has typically created more jobs than it has destroyed, people still think things are ‘different’ this time around. There is no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) will be a transformative force…