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Wealth and Job Creation

Wealth and Job Creation

The ABS’s latest official estimate of Australia’s wealth for 2015-16 was $14.4 trillion, with a net value of just over $11 trillion after accounting for foreign liabilities (equity and debt)….
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Honesty, Crime and Punishment

Honesty, Crime and Punishment

We sort of know that Australia is the best place to live in this strange world of 2017, where terrorism, neo-dictators, climate change, incompetent heads of state and other scary…
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Diversification and innovation power Maori business margins

Diversification and innovation power Maori business margins

Recent IBISWorld research indicates Maori authorities continue to steer profitable organisations that outperform the average profit margins of the wider New Zealand economy by a sizeable 18%.   ‘The strong…
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Out of gas: Energy crisis looms over the eastern seaboard

Out of gas: Energy crisis looms over the eastern seaboard

Australia is endowed with abundant natural gas and coal resources. Coal seam gas (CSG) reserves in Queensland are considerable and significantly larger than conventional gas reserves. Over the past five…
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Taking account: The Big Four firms are diversifying away from accounting

Taking account: The Big Four firms are diversifying away from accounting

The Big Four accounting firms (Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young and KPMG) have been growing through acquisitions in recent years, and branching out to consulting and advisory services. They have…
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From relocate to renovate: Australian property trends have begun to shift

From relocate to renovate: Australian property trends have begun to shift

The Australian residential property market has performed well over the past five years. Rising property prices and falling interest rates have fuelled strong revenue growth for operators in the Real…
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The Millennials Are Where the Action Is

The Millennials Are Where the Action Is

Australia gets a new generation of citizens around every 20 years on average, as shown in the first chart below. We have had 12 generations since 1788: Interestingly, five-and-a-bit of…
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Flying high on a low oil price: IBISWorld reveals the unexpected boost to the airline industry’s bottom line

Flying high on a low oil price: IBISWorld reveals the unexpected boost to the airline industry’s bottom line

Recent IBISWorld research suggests domestic and international airlines are benefiting from a sustained period of low oil prices, which has reduced the industry’s largest cost and improved profit margins on…
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Taxing times: The proposed bank levy could benefit foreign banks

Taxing times: The proposed bank levy could benefit foreign banks

Foreign banks operating in Australia have been presented with an opportunity through the Federal Government’s proposed tax on the largest Australian banks. The levy would allow the government to recoup…
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Mixed media: Faster internet boosts online shopping but stifles traditional media

Mixed media: Faster internet boosts online shopping but stifles traditional media

The ongoing rollout of the NBN has strongly enhanced Australian internet coverage and download speeds. According to the ABS, the number of internet subscribers in Australia increased by 4.7% over…
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