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Time to recognise and support Australia's industry-university partnerships

Industry-university collaboration has long been recognised as fundamental to an innovative economy. But is Australia as poor as portrayed? Dr Peter Binks provides a new perspective, based on Australia’s ranking in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 and Business Higher Education Roundtable's (HERT) two decades of awards.

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29/05/2019 | Peter Binks | 0 Comments


Six reasons why corporate tax reform in Australia is hard

The World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 has pointed to corporate tax as a weakness in Australia’s global competitiveness. Grant Wardell-Johnson writes that while corporate tax reform is needed, achieving it won’t be easy.  Read more…

29/05/2019 | Grant Wardell-Johnson | 0 Comments


What makes Singapore the most competitive country in the world?

Singapore's top ranking in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 is no surprise, writes Mukund Narayanamurti. The city state's competitiveness is due to its open economy, world-class talent and innovation ecosystem and much can be learned from Singapore's pursuit of excellence.   Read more…

29/05/2019 | Mukund Narayanamurti | 0 Comments


Australia has work to do on transport technology infrastructure

The transport sector will be one area significantly disrupted and revolutionised by technological transformation. But is Australia ready to capitalise on new transport technologies? Dr Matt Wenham reports on findings of a new report from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. Read more…

30/04/2019 | Dr Matt Wenham | 0 Comments


Budget 2019: More receipts for Government, but most given straight back

Many of the spending measures and tax reductions outlined in last week’s Federal Budget depend on the Government being re-elected, writes Cherelle Murphy.   Read more…

09/04/2019 | Cherelle Murphy | 0 Comments