Tag Archives: WA

One Small Step for WA…

Following on from my previous post July 1 saw several significant things occur here in WA: WA released their  data.wa.gov.au site… (although currently the only data on it is the freshly pressed Open Data Policy). As mentioned above the Open … Continue reading

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Data, Data, Wherefore art thou Data?

I had drafted up this post some 6 months back about Open Data and access to government data as a follow-up to my post almost 5 years ago highlighting the fact that there had been no progress in this space – but … Continue reading

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WA Population and Property Boom?

If you have been checking out the press in the past week you would have seen two recent releases that highlight the current and future direction here in WA.  Firstly was last Tuesday’s release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics for … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Cities…

London, New York, Perth? I cannot recall if I mentioned Urban Observatory when it was released in July – a collaboration between the founder of TED – Richard Saul Wurman, Radical Media, and Esri.  It is a brilliant interface to … Continue reading

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Science takes to the big stage

Leading up to the state election there was the potential that the Science portfolio would be taken over by the Premier.  With the recent announcement of the new WA State Cabinet this was confirmed.  This raises the great interest for … Continue reading

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A Bright Future for Perth? Yes Please!

It has been a busy time for all things Perth and planning… this week saw the fruition of 4 years of work for the Committee for Perth in the release of their Towards a Brighter Future – A vision for … Continue reading

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A New Year – A New Plan?

Welcome to 2012! A New Year always heralds new opportunities and the need to plan for the year to come.  Following up from some comments on my last post about CCI’s recommendation to the state government to develop a Strategic … 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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There is no They, only you

I had the very great fortune to attend the graduation of the 2010 Fellows for Leadership Western Australia last night – 34 newly recognised leaders from here in WA that are committed to investing their time and resources in helping … Continue reading

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