Issue No. 42 - August/September 2008
Mining won’t be enough: Ruthven
Economic prophet Phil Ruthven lived up to his doomsayer billing when he spoke in Adelaide at a Key Invest function recently....
Issue No. 37 - October/November 2007
Business lessons in council shakeout
During the past three years, local government in SA has been putting itself through the wringer in a thorough-going review....
Issue No. 36 - August/September 2007
Net take on staff attraction
Sourcing quality talent is essential to the survival and success of corporations and is becoming increasingly harder to come by in today's knowledge driven economy....
Wean Adelaide off the Murray
The State Government's blinkered focus on cutting water consumption by merely turning off the taps is hampering South Australia's long-term ability to solve the water crisis, says Darryl Gobbett, Chief Economist at Adelaide-based Prescott Securities....
Issue No. 30 - August/September 2006
Export barriers: what’s stopping us?
by Penelope Herbert
While many micro-solutions have been applied to address individual export issues in South Australia, some crucial infrastructure projects have been completed recently at the macro level that facilitate significant export growth, such as the development of Port Adelaide’s Outer Harbor and the Adelaide Airport....
Right problems, but do we have the right answers?
by Penelope Herbert
In my view the role of any government, be it state, local or federal, is to create and encourage an environment under which business can prosper and export, but I have some reservations regarding the capability of the state to contribute to the goal....
Issue No. 29 - June/July 2006
Must regional development be public?
Northern Adelaide Innovation Network is a private company specialising in workforce development in Adelaide’s northern suburbs....
Issue No. 27 - February/March
Prescott predicts strong year for SA
by Darryl Gobbett
The South Australian economy is set for solid growth in 2006 with the local mining and defence industries among the key drivers, according to wealth management and stockbroking firm, Prescott Securities....
Issue No. 26 - December/January 2005/06
Payroll tax is costing us jobs…
Bluey Johnson is the principal of Johnson Home Improvements, a metal fabrication business based in Port Pirie....
Issue No. 20 - December/January 2005
by Peter Balan
Can we teach entrepreneurship? This is one of the most frequent questions I have been asked during the years that UniSA's Centre for the Development of Entrepreneurs has been presenting courses in entrepreneurship and new venture creation....