Government & Public Sector

Is public transportation about to undergo a massive shift?

The biggest challenge is how we manage crowds. Avoiding rush-hour stress used to be about efficiency, and now it is about safety.

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AUKUS: what is new about this trilateral security agreement?

According to the Joint Leaders Statement on AUKUS, the partnership will promote deeper cooperation on a range of security and defence capabilities, including information and technology sharing.

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The Second and Third Order Consequences as Australia Goes Nuclear

Yesterday we woke to the surprising news that Australia had made the most dramatic change in Defence policy in a generation.

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A global turning point or business as usual: Australian engineering and construction sector and the COVID pandemic

With COVID vaccination rates rising and the easing of lockdown restrictions in sight, governments are looking for ways to stimulate the economy, and the engineering and construction sector is firmly in their sights to help.

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Queensland Draft Infrastructure Strategy. A strong focus on liveable, inclusive and accessible communities

The draft plan acknowledges the important role infrastructure plays across the state as Queensland’s population and economic growth outstrips the national average.

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Navigating Space – connection and cooperation. A vision for defence in space

Australia needs to define a national space policy and implementation plan which encapsulates defence and civil focus areas.

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Workforce time out detrimental to women’s financial security: childcare support redresses the balance

Time taken out of the workforce can be significantly detrimental to women’s finances and security in retirement and extra childcare support is an excellent way of redressing that balance.

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Census 2021: What will journey to work data mean when we aren’t leaving home?

The Census will be conducted on the 10th of August 2021 and provides a comprehensive snapshot of the demographic, economic, social and cultural make-up of Australia.

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Intergenerational report highlights key challenges for the future

The need to increase productivity faster is perhaps the greatest of all the challenges examined in the report

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The geopolitics of semiconductors, fundamental building blocks of our world

Australia, like anywhere in the world, needs a reliable supply of semiconductors both right now, and as it faces into the future, including in our transition to a net-zero economy.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist comments on the NSW Budget

The underlying economic premise of this budget is one of turning the corner and focusing on a more prosperous and progressive future.

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A new era of government: agile, responsive, customer centric and closely aligned with the needs of business

Adaptive decision-making in service redesign, as well as the leveraging and deploying of technological solutions at a rapid pace, has enabled the delivery of much-needed stimulus packages during the crisis.

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Globalisation and higher education – the ephemeral dream

Australia’s return to sustained economic growth is highly dependent on our exports. Pre-COVID-19, education was Australia’s third largest export earner.

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