Tag Archives: Resources

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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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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Information – A key enabler to decision making

I’ve had a few thoughts bubbling away in the past month or so all related to information – and last week through a number of meetings and discussions they have come to the surface again… Access to information is a … Continue reading

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Current and Future Skills Issues

There has been a number of things in the press in the recent about the economy of WA and the impact of a new ‘Skills Shortage’ such as this article that refers to an Access Economics report stating things such … Continue reading

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Are Resources Economies Attracting more Business?

Living in a resource rich state like we are it is interesting to see that nationally it is recognised that the overall conditions for business in our state (and Queensland) are the most attractive in the nation.  I’m guessing that … Continue reading

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