Tag Archives: Economy

A View from Above – Federal Election 2013

It is always exciting when you see the people that you work with kick a goal (especially a big one) and I think that some of the work that has been done by the team at Esri Australia for the … Continue reading

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Minds of the Future

I recall when I started off on putting this blog together there were three areas that I was focusing on – they were (and are): Strategic Planning for the State (i.e. WA) Knowledge Economy Transformation of the Government I’ll be … Continue reading

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Economic Direction and Diversity

It was great to see WA being recognised as the leading state by topping the Commonwealth Bank State of the States report, which also highlights that there are more like 3 speeds to the Australian economy… The main change in … Continue reading

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Australia’s Future with a Grain of Salt

It was very interesting reading an article today by demographer Bernard Salt pointing out to the nation the important role and value that WA has on the nation’s economic prosperity…  I just hope that someone over east is listening / … Continue reading

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Rural Revival?

I had the opportunity to tour a bit of the wheatbelt earlier this month to get a better understanding of the challenges (and opportunities) that the rural regions of our state face. It was good to head into the trip … Continue reading

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State Economics and Our Future

About two weeks ago I managed to get a snapshot of the current political thinking on the WA Economy and what we face in the coming years.  At a CEDA event looking at the State’s Fiscal Future our Treasurer (and … Continue reading

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Super Towns Named

I read this morning that the first round of Super Towns have been identified and named by Brendon Grylls for WA from an article in the West Australian.  They are: Katanning Collie Esperance Northam Jurien Bay Morawa Boddington Manjimup Margaret … Continue reading

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The Complex World of Planning

I’ve been kept somewhat busy following up on the GeoDesign presentation I did last week – it has been interesting to get some feedback (sadly none via my blog though).  The one thing that comes to mind is the enormous … Continue reading

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Northern Exposure

Well I’ve managed to make it back down to Perth after a whirlwind tour of the north – it was a fantastic experience and a great way of gaining a greater understanding of some of the issues that the North-West … Continue reading

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Pilbara here we come

Some of you may recall I posted some time back about the fantastic opportunity I have had to take part in the 2011 Leadership WA program. It has been a privilege to be able to gain access to some of … Continue reading

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