Bioenergy and bioproducts have the potential to be a significant growth sector for the Australian economy, in conjunction with growing the agricultural sector and regional communities. As with any emerging sector, government support can play an important role in removing barriers and accelerating the development of new projects.
Key steps to council transformation: increasing efficiency and citizen satisfaction through ICT and digital transformation
Councils are facing the demands of accomplishing more with fewer resources, maximising efficiencies and cost-savings and responding to citizens who are increasingly sophisticated and digitally-savvy.
The Modern Slavery Bill is important because it marks one further step towards the introduction of legislation which will require companies to annually report on how they are addressing the risk of modern slavery in their operations and supply chain.
The stereotype of government and startups being out of sync is often not far from reality.
In Australia, it appears to be increasingly the orthodoxy that any changes in Ministerial function will necessitate a corresponding departmental restructure beneath them.
Forty one Western Australian government agencies will be collapsed into just 25 on 1 July when the Machinery of Government (MOG) changes come into effect
In an era where government and politicians act on a hair trigger, and localised issues can jump from the twitter sphere to the PM’s office, what lessons can business learn to engage with government, politicians and the political process?
Today sees the Prime Minster, Queensland Premier and Townsville Mayor sign Australia’s first ‘City Deal’ in what I hope will be the first of many such agreements that have the…
The Open Government Partnership is an international commitment that domestic governments agree to, aimed at making governments more open, accountable and responsive. Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan was…
Social Benefit Bonds (SBB) double down on the goodness that investment can bring, delivering – when successful – returns to the investor, outcomes for society and NGOs, and savings for…