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Why Australia needs to embrace value capture

The weight and magnitude of modern day infrastructure projects is causing traditional funding models to buckle. With urban renewal and transport projects like WestConnex and the Metros now scaling tens of billions of dollars, it is clear that Australia needs to explore alternative, more equitable, methods of capital sourcing. Value Capture has long been used…

16 Jan 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

Leah Bisiani: Improving the Lives of People Living with Dementia

In order to highlight the discussions that will take place at the upcoming 8th National Dementia Conference, we spoke with the Managing Director of Uplifting Dementia Leah Bisiani about working with people with dementia and the positive impact of doll therapy. In the 25 years that Leah has been involved in this space the treatment and condition of consumers…

16 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

Dr Aline Nassar & Healthcare Professionalism

In the lead-up our inaugural Improving the Patient Experience Conference we spoke with Dr Aline Nassar, Executive Healthcare Consultant and Former Director of Health Affairs of the UAE to discuss her work and what professionalism means in a healthcare setting.   Can you tell me about your current role as Executive Healthcare Consultant and your former role as…

13 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Maritime and Transport | Rail

ABB – Innovations in Light Rail DC Traction Networks

The renaissance continues for Light Rail in Australia. New and ongoing investment from state and federal government is highlighting LRT as the preferred transport mode to effectively, efficiently and sustainably move people around our cities. The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Informa are delighted to host the 4th annual Light Rail Conference and Exhibition at…

12 Jan 2017, by Niamh Horan

Mining & Resources

Strength in a collective voice for the Global Zircon industry

As with many commodities Zircon and its derivatives are faced with a number of threats from thrifting and substitution, as well as increasing regulatory demands. In 2012 the Zircon Industry Association (ZIA) was conceived with an aim to bring to together the global industry and use the power of a collective voice to respond to…

12 Jan 2017, by Informa Insights

Health & Healthcare

Ageing Gracefully is Obsolete – Dr Ronald Feiner on how beautiful natural outcomes are easier than a visit to the dentist

In the lead up to the inaugural National Cosmetic Medicine Summit, I was honoured to be able to meet and interview Dr Ronald Feiner, who is an expert in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, and is presenting and Chairing at the Summit. Here he speaks openly about his work, motivations and interests in the field, and…

11 Jan 2017, by Informa Insights

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

Maree McCabe: Dementia in Australia

With the 8th Annual National Dementia Conference fast approaching, we spoke with the interim Chief Executive Officer of Alzheimer’s Australia Maree McCabe to discuss the impact of dementia in Australia.   With more than 353,800 people living with dementia in Australia, it is currently the single greatest cause of disability in older Australians. How can we…

21 Dec 2016, by Lisa Hedlund

Energy & Utilities

Solar PV Microgrid Costs in Indonesia

Original Article: Benchmarking Solar PV Microgrid Costs in Indonesia Rural electrification is a big challenge not only in Indonesia but throughout the world. Currently, there is not a single technology and/or business model of rural electrification that can be called a wild success. Of course, there are success stories in many regions around the world. A…

20 Dec 2016, by Informa Insights

Health & Healthcare

The role and major challenges of a medical legal counsel

Legal counsel plays a key role in patient care and experience and we are delighted to have Fiona Burns, Legal Counsel, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service presenting an address at the 2017 Medico Legal Congress. Fiona will discuss the essential role of documentation in providing clinicians and patients with legal support At Informa Insights, we had…

19 Dec 2016, by Informa Insights

Media | Sports | Uncategorized

The effect of mobile-led sports on the television industry

When Optus acquired the Premier League they knew they were tapping into a winning market. But the deal in fact created a ripple throughout the media industry, redefining people’s viewing preferences and expectations of television in general. “We were surprised by the level of demand for a mobile-led service” says Optus Head of Content, Paul…

19 Dec 2016, by Amy Sarcevic
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