Bernard Salt AM

Bernard Salt AM

Special Adviser, Demographics

Articles by Bernard Salt AM

Business & Economy

Shifting demographics are changing priorities for retail investors

Demographic changes are making retail investors, on average, younger and more educated – with consequences for business.

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Social Impact

Accelerating Indigenous Entrepreneurship: Insights from the Census

It’s been a decade since the 2008 apology to the stolen generation and it’s fitting the 2016 Census results confirm a rise in the number of Indigenous business owners, both male and female.

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Energy & Natural Resources

The rise of energy poverty in Australia – both a social and moral issue

The release of the Australian Census data every five years offers a wealth of data about Australian residents. Match it with the Household Expenditure Survey (HES) which tracks money flows…

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Business & Economy

Skills for the future: what will give your kids the best career?

I am not going to talk about smashed avocado this week, even though I know that is what you want me to do. Instead I want to talk about advice…

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Business & Economy

Generation X: often ignored but not forgotten

I feel sorry for Generation X. Aged 35 through to 50 they are right slap bang in the middle of the toughest part of life. Peak career, peak kids, peak…

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Business & Economy

Talking about my generation: reimagining the sixties

I want to talk about the sixties, not revisiting the sixties, I want to talk about reimagining the sixties. And by the sixties I don’t mean the 1960s but the sixty something…

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Business & Economy

The future of work: are employees an endangered species?

There’s a cultural shift we need to embrace as a nation, in order to prepare for the future of work. Employees are not an endangered species…what is endangered is the…

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Business & Economy

2016: The year of generational change

At the beginning of every year everyone wants to know what will be the trends. In 2016, Bernard Salt is taking a generational view.

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Innovation & Digital

Innovation: rediscovering a culture of enterprise

We Australians talk the talk about enterprise. We have a history of enterprise. But we do not consistently walk the talk of enterprise.

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