Tag Archives: Workforce

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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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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A shorter view of our Future – 2020

Welcome to a new year – 2011 As you may have noted I managed to stay away from the computer (and hence this blog) for over two weeks – amazing! A surprise awaited me this morning – for some reason … Continue reading

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Raising the Next Generation of Knowledge Workers

Having a pedagogical background (i.e. apart from being  a Geographer, I also trained as secondary teacher and spent time teaching in central London…) I see that there is a considerable need to ensure that we focus on the education, training, … Continue reading

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Regional Realignment Time?

I felt a bit like the Beatles Day Tripper yesterday when I had the opportunity to head up to the powerhouse of the Australian economy – the Pilbara – specifically Karratha.  It was an early morning flight out of Perth … Continue reading

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Economic Diversity for (Western) Australia?

I had the opportunity this morning to indulge in some breakfast whilst listening to CCI’s Chief Economist – John Nicolaou – talk about the WA Economic Outlook as well as a recap of where we have been (i.e. a rollercoaster … Continue reading

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Human Captial and the Knowledge Economy

Workforce Planning – here in WA when things start to heat up (both literally – since it is summer; and metaphorically – since the resources sector is coming back on the boil) becomes a major issue.  If you are a … Continue reading

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