Government & Public Sector

The cost of coming back: achieving a better deal for working mothers

More than 125,000 returning-to-work Australian mums are actually financially worse off by increasing their working days above three days a week.

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Silent movers: electric cars are coming, but is energy regulation ready?

Regulatory arrangements are not ready to deal with the rising uptake of electric vehicles.

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Has our technical education fallen into a ‘polytechnic’ sized hole?

Earlier this year I was able to contribute to the KPMG Australia report Reimagining Tertiary Education: From binary system to ecosystem. In doing so I was struck by many resonances between the situation in Australia and that in the UK, most particularly England.

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Tunnel Vision – why an infra-geek loves digging up Sydney’s transport

Last week I was in Sydney, where tunnelling seems to be becoming an obsession

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Automated vehicles, mobility as a service and zero emission vehicles. Changing the face of our cities.

Can you imagine a future where driverless electric vehicles are commonplace?

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Where to for Australia’s new space agency? Lessons from the UK.

One of the striking observations at this year’s Farnborough Airshow was just how much of the show was now dedicated to space business.

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Worrying over your fuel tax credits? Technology makes it easy.

If you are in the transport industry, the one bill that will really make you wince every time you look at it is your fuel bill.

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TAFE: champions of education equity and training

Through their support of key student cohorts, close community engagement, industry partnerships, and industry-leading training, Victorian TAFEs have a vital role in sustaining and growing Victoria’s prosperity into the future.

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Finding our Next Generation of Defence Entrepreneurs

The Defence Industry Capability Plan (DICP) was released last month, but the most important information – sizing Australia’s Defence industrial base – was buried deeper in the document.

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Is HASS innovation’s ugly duckling?

Recently, NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes challenged the dominance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in education and argued education needs to champion a wide range of subjects including the humanities.

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In a world of unpredictability, one thing is certain. On ANZAC Day, Australians come together

A day of shared reflection and remembrance of those who have served, in any capacity – especially the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for the democracy and quality of life Australians enjoy today.

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Healthcare reimagined: is it all about technology?

Healthcare is undergoing enormous change. And that will only accelerate over the next ten years.

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The Autonomous Vehicles revolution is coming and Australia has the opportunity to learn from the rest of the world

Planning today for an autonomous vehicle future is essential, because it is not a question of if, but when they becomes ubiquitous.

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