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Aussies’ cash use drop during pandemic. But why the concern for a ‘cashless society’?

Aussies’ cash use drop during pandemic. But why the concern for a ‘cashless society’?

The number of Australians using physical cash to pay for goods and services plummeted during the COVID-19 pandemic, but experts believe the country is not quite ready for a completely cashless society. Alan Shields, Chief Operating Officer at business intelligence firm RFi Group, said they had seen a crash in the rate of cash usage...

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Pandemic aside, government spending needs to increase by at least 7 per cent of GDP

Pandemic aside, government spending needs to increase by at least 7 per cent of GDP

Dr Marc Robinson, an Australian, Swiss-based international authority on government finances documents how and why advanced nations are headed for a new era of bigger government during the pandemic in his latest book, Bigger Government. A member of the OECD Advisory Panel on Budgeting and Public Expenditures and former staff economist at the International Monetary...

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Victoria benefits from Providence’s plans to a sustainable power future

Victoria benefits from Providence’s plans to a sustainable power future

Victoria is the latest state to benefit from an ambitious solar farm roll-out by Providence Asset Group and follows last month’s announcement of plans for 28 solar farms across NSW, incorporating ground-breaking hydrogen storage technology that will be a first for Australian solar projects. A leading Australian Environmental, Social and Governance investor in renewable and...

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Post-COVID: All Eyes on Manufacturing to Boost Local Economy

Post-COVID: All Eyes on Manufacturing to Boost Local Economy

No-one can deny that the pandemic caught us all by surprise. Our economy, along with the rest of the world, is still riding the shockwaves. But the manufacturing industry was languishing in the doldrums way before COVID. So is this the shakeup needed that will, at last, re-ignite the sector? Following much-needed government intervention, manufacturing...

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FBA: Family business key to Australia’s recovery post-COVID-19

FBA: Family business key to Australia’s recovery post-COVID-19

Family businesses will be key to Australia’s economic recovery from the coronavirus recession, according to Australia’s peak body for family businesses, Family Business Australia (FBA), which is hosting its National Family Business Day on 18 September. Greg Griffith, CEO of FBA, says National Family Business Day is more significant than ever as family businesses make...

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New Gold Coast venue helps businesses connect and go global

New Gold Coast venue helps businesses connect and go global

While many businesses have closed on the Gold Coast during the pandemic, a new unique venue will officially launch on October 1 to help event-based businesses which have been stuck or restricted to go global. The Freedom Potential Centre in Varsity Lakes hosts virtual and hybrid events on Zoom and other live streaming platforms. It...

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