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John Menadue. Our innovation-averse business culture

Malcolm Turnbull’s Innovation statement sounded new, but was it? So much of what he said used to be called industry policy-technology parks, offsets, defense technology, support for inventors, and quality assurance. But Malcolm Turnbull dwelt particularly on the need for … Continue reading

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John Menadue. The smoko continues.

I have posted many blogs on this subject – how we have failed to equip Australia for our future in Asia. We just do not have the Asian literacy and skills we need for our future in the region. See … Continue reading

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Nicholas Carney. Advancing the Australia-India relationship under Prime Minister Modi

Narendra Modi’s ascension to the prime ministership of India has sparked interest around the globe, including here in Australia. The world is right to pay attention to Mr Modi’s rise. In the recent Lok Sahba (‘House of the People’) election, … Continue reading

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