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Matthew Bulat
15 March 2017
Regions on the Move
Allow me to introduce myself and my region, Townsville. My name is Matthew Bulat and I have been a Townsville resident for the last 13 years including having the role of Chairman of the Australian Com...
Anne-Marie Ryan
08 May 2017
Regions on the Move
By Meave Noonan, Researcher-in-Residence, Geelong Region LLENThe Geelong Region LLEN (Local Learning and Employment Network) is one of 31 such networks across Victoria. LLEN’s were created back in 200...
David Wallader
14 March 2017
Regional projects
THERE is so much opportunity to enhance particular regions throughout Australia with astute development of major infrastructure. The problem, as we all know, is funding that infrastructure.I know we c...
Steve Zanon
18 March 2017
Regional projects
Regions on the Move
Regions - Big Picture
My name is Steve Zanon and my company provides a suite of services around four principal activities: Management Consultancy Services in:     1. Developing and Deploying New Product...
Hugo M Muianga
24 April 2017
Regional projects
I am a current Doctoral (DProfSt) candidate in the Professional Studies Program at USQ, I have a 17-year working history, having lead and managed vocational education institutions in Australia includi...
John Sheridan
12 March 2017
Exporting regions
Alan Kohler is a good bloke. Of all the journos writing for the Australian he consistently tells it as it is. In simple English. Which is what we all expect of journalists of course, but such commenta...
Celia Murray
16 March 2017
Adding Value by Design
Hello and great to connect with you.I am an IP licensing specialist. This means that I help progressive companies either commercailise and monetise your own intellectal property to create new income s...
Colin Graham
30 March 2017
Regions - Big Picture
I would like to use this initial blog post to introduce myself, summarise my background and give out you a brief overview of my focus on developing innovative businesses and regions. My name is Colin ...


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Regions and Energy

From coal, oil and gas to renewable energy, new storage technologies, emission reduction and efficiency options, and new distribution and retail business models

9 members

Regional Projects & Ideas

Projects, ideas and initiatives from across the nation focused on agriculture, technology, environments, energy, training, job creation and investment.

17 members

Exporting Regions

Australia has to export more high-value products and services, to more countries across the world, more often.

8 members

Future of Work and Jobs

The digital revolution destroys jobs. It is harder than ever for both young and older workers to find work. Plus full time work is steadily moving to contract, part time, freelance and occasional work. 

6 members

Regions and ICT

Adoption of ICT is important for everyone.  And regional areas experience problems requiring unique insights and solutions.

3 members

Regions and Manufacturing

In today’s globally competitive environment, manufacturers need to be committed innovators, global supply chain managers and service providers.

4 members

Regions and Tourism

Tourism is important. What is the potential to develop new products, services and opportunities for visitors, the industry and regions

3 members

Regions on the Move

Insights and commentary from the 50 regions across Australia – the history, regional industries, issues, opportunities and national collaboration.

19 members

Adding Value by Design

Why Australia has to add value to its commodity products and services, through design, branding, licensing, marketing and advertising.

12 members

Regions - the Big Picture

Insights and commentary on the big picture issues that regions face – jobs, digital disruption, collaboration, startups, energy, environment, export and innovation.

8 members