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Month: May 2022


How to better care for people living with dementia

Dementia is one of Australia’s most widespread and impactful health conditions, directly affecting almost two thirds of aged-care residents. Whether managing prodromal symptoms, or a more progressive stage of cognitive impairment, the consequences of poor dementia care can be significant. While the last ten years have seen notable developments in the realm of diagnostics and…

31 May 2022, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance

Industry ETFs, Risk and the role of Bitcoin

Exchange traded funds are quickly becoming one of the most talked about investment vehicles in Australia, with the record net inflows seen in last year’s industry roundup a particular discussion theme. In the context of crypto ETFs, however, certain aspects of risk assessment have not received as much focus. Jeff Yew of Monochrome warns that,…

26 May 2022, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance


How to minimise regulatory risk for BNPL products

The Buy Now Pay Later industry has received a lot of scrutiny since its inception, with some consumer advocates questioning the ethics of financing at the point-of-sale. Amid high levels of consumer debt and low financial literacy, some believe the largely unregulated market – popular with younger demographics - may expose people to financial harm.…

12 May 2022, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

So much to see and do at Pilbara 2022

-- By Peter Long (City of Karratha Mayor) Welcome to this ancient land, trod by Aboriginal peoples for tens of thousands of years. Welcome to the incredible Pilbara where the earliest evidence of life on Earth occurs in 3.5 billion-year-old rocks and modern machinery extracts nearly half the nation’s export income. Here in the Pilbara…

10 May 2022, by Informa Insights

Banking & Finance

Should you invest in ETFs – and how?

Since their inception in the 1990s, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have become one of the most sought-after investment vehicles for individuals and institutions, globally. Offering diversification, trading, and arbitrage options, ETFs are often touted for their low cost and attractive profile, relative to mutual funds. However, Morningstar Associate Director Justin Walsh reminds us that ETF trading…

9 May 2022, by Amy Sarcevic

Leadership & Communication

Occupational Health & Safety

Organisational injury prevention through a wellbeing lens

A new initiative by WorkSafe Victoria is slashing mental health related workers compensation claims in its own workforce, by upskilling employees and their leaders in the realm of wellbeing. Bucking the trend of safety-focussed interventions, the WorkSafe Victoria Wellbeing Program is one of the first in the country to look at workers’ compensation through a…

4 May 2022, by Amy Sarcevic


Transport & Logistics

How to manage change in an ever-shifting port environment – insights from Saab

The global port operating environment is constantly changing as it strives to meet sustainability objectives and address bottlenecks in the port–hinterland interface. With new trends like ‘just in time arrival’ and ‘emissions reduction tracking’ increasingly being prioritised, the rate of change can be felt profoundly at all levels of an organisation. Even ports that are…

4 May 2022, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

Understanding machine learning within rail asset management

Machine learning (ML) has become one of the most prominent industry buzzwords of the last decade, with almost half of Australian companies now experimenting with the technology. Within rail, ML has been particularly transformative, with dozens of applications in maintenance, asset management, and other safety critical operations. However, while many may recognise the value of…

4 May 2022, by Amy Sarcevic