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How SMEs can take a multi-faceted approach to environmental ...

Carbon emissions continues to be a key theme of climate change policy debate and businesses have started placing greater emphasis on achieving carbon neutrality. However, to be truly environmentally responsible, SME businesses would be wise to shift their focus beyond carbon emissions. It is not only important for SMEs to be sustainable to protect the […]

Reporting of ransomware payments to be mandatory

A new law is to be introduced requiring the reporting of ransomware incidents as the Australian Government makes clear it does not condone conceding to the demands of cyber criminals. A Ransomware Action Plan, published today, outlines the powers Australia will use to combat ransomware after the nation experienced a 15% rise in attacks reported […]

Australian technology start-up creates world’s most efficien

Solar start-up engineer Vince Allen knew he and his team had made something special in their laboratories. In the solar world, efficiency is a big deal. “The fundamental driving factors behind solar adoption come down to efficiency and cost,” Mr Allen said. “Being able to fabricate the most efficient commercial-sized solar cell is an achievement […]

Interesting story

World’s largest 3D-printed deck fitting declared shipshape A 1.5-tonne part manufactured in Adelaide has been certified, making it the world’s largest approved 3D-printed shipboard fitting and opening the door to a potential flood of new work. The deck-mounted Panama Chock was manufactured in Adelaide’s northern suburbs by AML3D for Singapore company Keppel Offshore & Marine […]

The legal obligation of employers during a global pandemic

2020 was a year of change and challenges. Its global impact was something that we have never seen and experienced before. Our daily lives and the way we undertake business has changed. Hybrid work settings have been present even before the global pandemic. The “work from home” setup has slowly been carried out by people […]

Online activity during COVID lockdowns sees surge in cyber a...

A cybercrime is now reported every eight minutes in Australia with criminals and spies taking advantage of large numbers of people working from home during COVID-19 lockdowns. Key points:Cyber security incidents soared by 13 per cent in Australia during the past financial year, according to the official report The Australian Cyber Security Centre says criminals […]

Creating the foundations for a future-proof workplace

With rolling lockdowns continuing to plague Australian businesses, many are coming to terms with the fact that the way staff undertake their duties has changed forever. Clearly, work is no longer a location but is now an activity that can be completed anywhere and at any time. This shift is changing the shape and nature […]

Outlook reveals spring bushfire risk

Grass and crop growth in south-east Queensland and northern NSW, along with plentiful grass and dry soil in the north of WA, are creating above normal fire potential conditions in those areas as Australia heads into spring. Elsewhere in the ACT, most of NSW and Victoria, the spring potential for fire is below normal as […]

The power of positive planning

10 tips on building resilience and thriving during the pandemic It’s safe to say that the past 18 months have been tumultuous. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc around the world, changing the way we live. Yet for those of us with a glass-half-full mentality, every challenge presents an opportunity, and these strange times are […]

We all play a part

Climate is right for a proactive ESG strategy The pandemic has brought to the forefront the need to fully understand risks and impacts to businesses, and for increased resilience and sustainability, but there’s also another risk on the register: climate change. The release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report last week brought […]

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How SMEs can take a multi-faceted approach to environmental sustainability
Carbon emissions continues to be a key theme of climate change policy debate and businesses ...
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Reporting of ransomware payments to be mandatory
A new law is to be introduced requiring the reporting of ransomware incidents as the ...
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Australian technology start-up creates world’s most efficient solar cell while replacing silver with copper
Solar start-up engineer Vince Allen knew he and his team had made something special in ...
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QBE research reveals water damage risk
New research from QBE Insurance has revealed the risk of water-related damage incidents is high ...
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Expert offers travel insurance tips amid COVID-19 pandemic
Travel insurance providers have adapted to the “new normal,” with some policies covering risks resulting ...
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Interesting story
World's largest 3D-printed deck fitting declared shipshape A 1.5-tonne part manufactured in Adelaide has been ...
More
The legal obligation of employers during a global pandemic
2020 was a year of change and challenges. Its global impact was something that we ...
More
Online activity during COVID lockdowns sees surge in cyber attacks and espionage
A cybercrime is now reported every eight minutes in Australia with criminals and spies taking ...
More
Creating the foundations for a future-proof workplace
With rolling lockdowns continuing to plague Australian businesses, many are coming to terms with the ...
More
Outlook reveals spring bushfire risk
Grass and crop growth in south-east Queensland and northern NSW, along with plentiful grass and ...
More



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