Paving the way for investment and tourism in Sydney's new 'granite belt'
SYDNEY’s $50 million program to light up and beautify its central business district footpaths is making the city more attractive for pedestrians, tourists and local businesses alike.
Sydney to lead C40 global cities climate network
SYDNEY’s credentials on leading climate change action have been elevated as the city takes on the new role of heading an international network of cities driving energy efficiency.
Driving business with a little bit of difference
ABOUT 60 years ago, the promotional slogan for a cute Italian three-wheel service vehicle translated as ‘Ape, the vehicle that helps you to make money'. Importer Apelino Pty Ltd believes that motto will soon hold true for many Aussie businesses.
How business changes when you have ALL the dataThe phrase 'big data' may sound techno-fad-ish, but those who heard Dr Tim Foresman's presentation at the recent Innovation Series event discovered a profound and lasting change to the way business will be done.
Speech recognition comes of age as a business tool
AS SPEECH recognition software finds its way into business systems, so innovators are finding new ways to use it to give their businesses an edge.
Great minds, innovators drawn to G20 Brisbane Global Cafe
BRISBANE has attracted a rich array of technology pioneers, scientists, entrepreneurs, researchers, inventors and new-world thinkers to its major curtain-raiser event ahead of the G20 Leaders Summit in November.
Frosty Boys stirs up beverage market with The Art of The Blend
FROSTY BOY– one of Australia’s iconic frozen dessert and beverage manufacturers – is launching its most ambitious beverage range yet. The Art Of Blend is Frosty Boy’s leverage into a bigger scoop of the $542 million specialist beverage market.
Special economic zones could work for Northern Australia: World Bank economist
A WORLD Bank senior economist says Northern Australia could host two or three special economic zones to tap into the economic growth expected in Asia this century.
Noodle Box finds flavour in Saudi Arabia
MELBOURNE-headquartered fast food franchise Noodle Box has opened its first restaurant in the Middle East, beginning its expansion from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Innovative manufacturer Nordon Cylinders localises mining services
AUSTRALIA’s manufacturing sector was given a boost recently when Nordon Cylinders’ innovative new manufacturing facility was officially opened in Brisbane.
Crowdfunding goes for a thong
THONG innovator Willi Footwear Company has set something of a record in raising capital through global crowdfunding system Indiegogo. The up-and-coming Gold Coast footwear company generated more than $10,000 for its chic new range of thongs that are re-engineered to avoid the ever-feared toe plug ‘blow-out’.
Luxury of creative thought (and technology) at Creative3
Holition first bandied around its tagline – Augmented Retail – at a time when few knew what augmented and virtual reality technologies were, let alone trusted. CEO Jonathan Chippindale tells all at Creative3.
Aust. nuclear science helps Asia region farming sustainability
AUSTRALIAN Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) scientists are researching the environmental effects of agriculture in the Asia Pacific region, as a way of helping to maximise sustainability.