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Looking to spread your wings beyond Australia? Why you should consider exporting to South...

Australia and South Korea enjoy a strong trade relationship, which has created exciting opportunities for Australian SMEs looking to expand in South Korean

Looking to spread your wings beyond Australia? Why you should consider expanding to Japan...

The size and the proximity of the Japanese market makes it an attractive destination for Australian SMEs thinking of growing internationally.

4 things you need to do to kick-start your business idea into a successful...

There are no wrongs or rights when it comes to starting out - mistakes are part of learning - but here are four tips on starting a successful business.

Some Australian industries are set to fly in the new financial year, others to...

As Australian companies move into the new financial year, business information analysts at IBISWorld reveal the industries set to flourish and those set to flounder over the next 12 months.

On the rebound: Australia’s mining sector set to recover

After a period of declining revenue, several major Australian mining industries are expected to bounce back in 2015-16, IBISWorld reveals

What’s mining got to do with gender equity? RMIT-led study has the answer

Researchers found that mining multinational corporation promote gender equity in host countries in several different ways, bringing to bear important lessons for the future of mining and corporate social responsibility.

Why are more Australian professionals finding it a sound choice to head back to...

With significant structural change sweeping across a number of Australian industries –manufacturing, motor vehicle manufacturing and mining to name a few – it’s little...

These industries are in for a rough year. Sorry video rentals, horse & dog...

We have just gone over the industries that are set to boom this year according to the predictions of the business information analysts over...

The economy is… wait, it’s actually looking good for once!

The prophets of gloom and doom suggest that the economy will struggle without a high-flying mining sector. But the fact is that the economy is constantly evolving and responding to change. One huge change in the operation of the economy is the trend for consumers and businesses to purchase goods online, requiring the goods to be stored and distributed to end purchasers.

Does Australia have a bipolar economy?

Talking Business is a podcast review of the Australian economy, presented by seasoned business journalists Leon Gettler and Garry Barker, produced in association with the RMIT College of Business. In this podcast, RMIT economist Sinclair Davidson talks about what’s been described as Australia’s “bipolar economy” with the mining sector booming but other sectors like retail and manufacturing struggling.

CSIRO scientists break ground with mapping of Alzheimer’s protein [INNOVATOR]

A team of scientists, led by Dr Jose Varghese at CSIRO, has focused its research on a destructive protein known as amyloid beta, which assembles itself in the brain and builds up plaque that is associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Despite spectre of big tax, mining goes boom with jobs

“Since the Henry Tax Review recommendations were released in January, miners have not curbed their hiring activities in anticipation of a tax on profits," said Robert Olivier, director of global market intelligence for Advantage Resourcing. "In fact, they have done quite the opposite. They’ve hit the employment button hard to meet surging global demand.”

Australian wages are expected to grow, yet more Australians are filing for bankruptcy [PODCAST]

Frank Lowy is now the richest man in Australia according to the BRW rich list. The property and mining sectors are the country's most profitable sectors. Meanwhile, more Australians are filing for bankruptcy because of unsustainable home loans. Garry Barker and Leon Gettler talk about 'The Week in Review'.

IBISWorld reveals top Aussie Export industries for 2010

Market research company and business information provider IBISWorld has recently released its findings on Australia’s leading export industries for 2010 and their outlook for the next five years.

What will global and Australian trade look like in 2020?

Ten years ago, Australia’s ‘old economy’ looked to be an emerging liability. In the next ten years, however, this same ‘old economy’ foundation – expertly equipped to fuel the emerging Asian economies – will likely deliver unparalleled opportunities for transformation and national prosperity. So say Tim Harcourt, Chief Economist at Austrade, and Chris Richardson, Director of Access Economics.
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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...