Australia's economy will suffer if we fall behind on climate action: Martijn Wilder AM

Australia’s economy faces grave threats from climate change, but the greatest threat is if we do not make a serious effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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18/06/2014 | Martijn Wilder AM | 0 Comments

Why climate change has everything to do with economics: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

This month it was reported the Prime Minister had suggested climate change was unlikely to be discussed at the G20 leaders' summit because the summit had an economic focus. And apparently Mr Abbott was seeking to draw together a coalition of like-minded leaders to sustain this view.
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18/06/2014 | Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin | 0 Comments

Why we need to become a clever country: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

The latest world competitiveness rankings being released today have seen Australia slip another place to 17 out of 60 countries surveyed, a drop of 12 places in five years, highlighting once again why real reform in key areas such as tax and innovation are vital.
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21/05/2014 | Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin | 0 Comments

For want of industry policy, our living standards are set to fall: Professor Goran Roos

Australia faces a fall in living standards unless policy action is taken. This is due to de-industrialisation and loss of economic complexity.
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30/04/2014 | Professor Göran Roos | 0 Comments

Government must invest in innovation to cut handout culture, drive new manufacturing jobs

Despite the demise of several high profile multi-nationals, manufacturing is not a dying industry in Australia.
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30/04/2014 | Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin | 0 Comments