Weathering the storm: New tool a lifeline for lobster fishing industry

Thriving Communities - 22 May 2024

Weathering the storm: New tool a lifeline for lobster fishing industry

The Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-operative found an unlikely compass to help navigate choppy waters.

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Gender-diverse boards make more money in the long term

Accounting - 23 Apr 2024

Gender-diverse boards make more money in the long term

The key to building a company’s enduring financial success could be ensuring women sit around the boardroom table.

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Breaking the silence on corporate pay secrecy

Leadership - 20 Mar 2024

Breaking the silence on corporate pay secrecy

Pay transparency has positive corporate impacts on productivity, innovation and diversity.

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Why being a home care worker is a risky business

Thriving Communities - 21 Feb 2024

Why being a home care worker is a risky business

Disturbing injury statistics reveal home caregivers are not safe in the workplace.

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Turning overstock into a competitive advantage

Thriving Communities - 24 Nov 2023

Turning overstock into a competitive advantage

Being seen as ‘wasteful’ can have a reputational cost. But brands who manage overstock issues can win consumer support. 

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Shifting the conversation on workplace gender equality

Thriving Communities - 23 Oct 2023

Shifting the conversation on workplace gender equality

A ground-breaking new program is including male leaders and harnessing the power of allyship to bridge the gender gap.

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Company directorships as economic abuse are flying under the radar

Thriving Communities - 15 Sep 2023

Company directorships as economic abuse are flying under the radar

Economic abuse through company directorships is more common that people think.

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Volunteering is declining. How can we reverse the trend?

Thriving Communities - 7 Aug 2023

Volunteering is declining. How can we reverse the trend?

An industry partnership with a tech start-up could help save our struggling volunteer sector.

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Mapping better outcomes for refugee youth in Malaysia

Thriving Communities - 23 Jun 2023

Mapping better outcomes for refugee youth in Malaysia

Many of Malaysia’s 50,000 youth refugees are stuck in limbo, cut off from education.

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Why aren’t we doing more to protect women in the workplace?

Diversity - 23 May 2023

Why aren’t we doing more to protect women in the workplace?

Women in Victoria still face pervasive discrimination and costly barriers to legal action.

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“Built on hope and biases”: Why the cashless debit card policy failed

Thriving Communities - 20 Apr 2023

“Built on hope and biases”: Why the cashless debit card policy failed

Rather than encouraging socially responsible behaviour, the policy wasted precious resources.

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Dirty rats! How a unique economic game has helped struggling farmers in Laos

Economics - 15 Feb 2022

Dirty rats! How a unique economic game has helped struggling farmers in Laos

Business researchers are using an experimental ‘game’ to help farmers in Laos collaborate to control rodents, reduce damage to their rice crops and boost food supply.

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