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Roy Green

About Roy Green

Roy Green is Emeritus Professor at the University of Technology Sydney. He is currently Chair of the Port of Newcastle and the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub. He is also a member of the Innovative Manufacturing CRC Board and Research Committee of the Centre for Policy Development.

ROY GREEN. Australia’s Manufacturing Future. Part 2 of 2

The framework for a national industrial strategy can draw with great benefit from the experience of other countries, but it is important to recognise that such a strategy should also be adapted to the specific conditions and prospects of the … Continue reading

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ROY GREEN. Australia’s Manufacturing Future. Part 1 of 2

Every crisis provides an opportunity and Covid-19 is no exception. Not only has it exposed the gaps in Australia’s manufacturing supply chains, but it has also more broadly demonstrated the vulnerability of a commodity-based economy to external shocks and the … Continue reading

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ROY GREEN. Labor’s unloseable election

Was it the message or the messenger? Or a bit of both? This question will occupy the minds of political strategists for years to come. The federal election was a setback to Australia’s labour movement, not least because it came … Continue reading

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ROY GREEN. Pricking the balloon of crony capitalism

The Queensland Supreme Court has dismissed Aurizon Network’s application for judicial review of a draft decision by the Queensland Competition Authority on rail access, with costs awarded in favour of the QCA. Former QCA Chair and now Chair of the … Continue reading

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ROY GREEN. World class container terminal for Newcastle and the investigation by the ACCC

Connectivity isn’t everything, but it’s almost everything. Faster, better and cheaper is transforming our daily lives. And connectivity isn’t just about broadband access. It’s also about fast and efficient freight transport. Even in a digital world where so much of … Continue reading

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