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Canning – a welcoming and thriving City

OPINION shapers from the government, investment, transport and construction sectors were invited to the Business News boardroom to discuss the future development of Perth’s growing south-east corridor

Breast Cancer Researcher Honoured with Order of Australia

In September, Professor Arlene Chan was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to breast cancer research. The clinical trials she leads are helping to increase survival rates in breast cancer patients.

Fair Work Changes to Casuals

Australian Industrial Relations legislation has provided casual employees with a 25% casual loading to compensate for paid sick and annual leave, redundancy and other entitlements, but this has now been challenged by an unprecedented Federal Court decision, followed by updates to all Modern Awards.

Energy efficiency makes learning a breeze at South Bank TAFE

TAFE Queensland’s South Bank campus is a multi-building tertiary educational facility located in Brisbane’s South Bank Precinct. It was Queensland’s first PPP (Public Private Partnership).

New gaming and networking facility prepares students for the workplace of tomorrow

Technology has changed the way we live and work so much that it’s heralded a new era.

Big business in an ever-smaller world: the future of exports

The term “big business” can mean a range of things in an increasingly connected global economy, with some local players taking a place amongst the multi-nationals on the international stage.

NEXTDC helping WA customers de-risk their business and futureproof their IT

Five years ago, prior to joining NEXTDC, I met with the company’s CEO, Craig Scroggie whilst he was in Perth. Given NEXTDC had no data centre in Perth, I asked him what brought him to town. We spent hours discussing his elaborate vision for the data centre industry and how he would like to build business for NEXTDC here in Perth and across Australia.

Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA – Reshaping the future of breast cancer treatment

There’s a lot of talk in the media about breast cancer with many charities devoted to its causes and treatment.

Are your many hats costing you over $100,000 per annum?

Business owners today realise how dependent they are on the talent and motivation of their employees to help their business grow and succeed.

Driving tourism dollars to your destination

It’s been more than 20 years since Bill Gates declared “content is king”, and much has changed in the social and global market since then.

Peel Business Park, Western Australia’s new home of agri-innovation and industry

The future of land development is squarely focused on innovation and sustainability. Peel Business Park in Nambeelup is a leading example, providing unlimited potential to savvy investors and developers of agri-innovation and ancillary industries.

A Father’s Day Special – Mental Health, Don’t Simply Bear It!

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, men are three times more likely to commit suicide than women, with suicide one of the highest causes of death for men under the age of 35…but why?

Cyber Villains and Heroes: the quest for a cyber-secure future.

The Cyber Security Review, led by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, found that cybercrime costs the Australian economy up to $1 billion annually. According to the U.S.

No point going back to the future, we’re in it!

Do you use Siri on your iPhone? Own a smart vehicle? Used the on-line pop-up helper on the ATO or a similar website?

Breaking into the global marketplace

With the rise of globalisation comes the increasing demand for businesses to expand into international markets in order to stay competitive. This can create significant opportunities for organisations of all sizes, however it can also pose a great risk if approached in the wrong way.

Helping people with no choices

Imagine what you would do if you found yourself homeless, if you lost your job and couldn’t pay your bills, if you couldn’t provide a meal for yourself or your family, if you didn’t have a safe and se

How the GDPR affects you, even if you think it doesn’t

You’ve probably heard about the GDPR, but have you taken action in time for the 25 May enforcement date? Here’s my quickstart guide to compliance for Australian businesses.

If you don’t test your DR strategy how can your organisation be IT Resilient?

I.T. has come a long way since the days of merely providing a computer, mouse, and keyboard to its employees. Technology is now fundamental to the operation of any business.

Help – It’s performance review time!

My fellow graduates and I feel unsure about how well we will fit into a new workplace, and how other employees and management will treat us.

The Evolution of Disaster Recovery: Achieving IT Resiliency

The backup and recovery strategy that forms the backbone of IT resiliency has come a long way in the last twenty years. IT teams have evolved from preserving and protecting company data on tape systems, and there is an increasing realisation that in-house data centres act as a single point of failure.

Do you want the Lamborghini, the Hyundai or the Bicycle … of salary benchmarking?

Salary benchmarking can be as illuminating for businesses as it is for employees.

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