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Wednesday, 7 October 2015

How to create more entrepreneurs and investors for Turnbull's 'agile' Australia

Perhaps it’s because spring has arrived, but the change of government seems to have brought new life and more optimism to Australians. by Jana Matthews

Now the real international fight begins for the TPP

In Atlanta, the trade ministers of a dozen countries across the Pacific Rim announced that they had successfully reached a concluded agreement upon the Trans-Pacific Partnership. by Matther Rimmer

Trans-Pacific Partnership deal done: Six things you need to know about the TPP

Members of the Australian business community have this morning cautiously welcomed the conclusion of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership after more than five years of talks. by Eloise Keating

Monday, 5 October 2015

Sharing economy only just getting going, says Airtasker’s Tim Fung

Australia will soon see a much more diverse and expansive sharing economy as more people begin to embrace two-way marketplaces. by Denham Sadler

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Shhhh! The workplace flexibility we’re pretending isn’t there

There’s a growing acceptance that Australia’s workplace relations system is playing a crucial role in economic adjustment. Will that ever filter through to the government and business? by Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Turnbull govt needs to switch tracks on $10 billion inland rail project

The government is committed to a $10 billion rail project that doesn’t add up financially, at a time when Australia needs to improve its infrastructure assessment process. by Bernard Keane

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Australia’s VET system needs fundamental change – here’s how it can be fixed

Stories about abuses in Australian vocational education and training (VET) continue to appear even after the federal government announced reforms to clean up the sector. by Damian Oliver and Serena Yu

ACCC launches court action against Lifestyle Photographers; Majority of Queensland small businesses support penalty rates reform: Midday Roundup

The competition watchdog has launched legal proceedings in the Federal Court against a business it says took advantage of financially disadvantaged Australians. by broede carmody and renee thompson

Meet the new small business minister: Kelly O’Dwyer

So, just who is new federal Minister for Small Business Kelly O’Dwyer and what does her appointment mean for SMEs? by Cara Waters
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