The role of HR in 2020

The role of HR in 2020

Once seen as personnel administrators and compliance wardens, the HR practitioner has evolved to become one of the most powerful people in any business – as long as they can keep up the pace.   HR professionals have had a bad rap for a while now. For some people, a...
Renewables jobs heat up

Renewables jobs heat up

Wind, water and the sun now supply a fifth of Australia’s electricity. It’s not just the environment that’s benefitting from the country’s shift to renewable energy – jobseekers are as well.  In 2018, 21 per cent of the power generated in Australia came from...
Australian smart farms: a $22 billion opportunity

Australian smart farms: a $22 billion opportunity

There is no doubt that ‘smart farms’ can increase yields and reduce operating costs. But is the Australian agriculture industry ready for digital farming? We find out. Introducing smart farms in Australia Australian farmers are often romanticised as ‘battlers’ – men...
Australia’s revolutionary gin boom

Australia’s revolutionary gin boom

Today there are more than 170 gin distilleries in Australia; five years ago there were barely 20. With Aussie craft gins winning international awards and taking a cut of the domestic spirits market, is this exceptional growth here to stay or will it prove to be...