“Never again.” That is what Luke McGrath says about setting up a business from scratch. The regulatory and financial climate in Australia makes it nearly impossible to become a businessman nowadays without going barmy.
St Brigid’s College, Lesmurdie, was established in 1929 by the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy, West Perth Congregation as a superior boarding school to that which had been a part of St Brigid’s School in West Perth since its inception in 1888.
Cablelogic is a privately owned, Western Australian company based in Bayswater. The company has become an industry leader in providing complete communication and technology solutions to Western Australian organisations and industry since its beginning, eighteen years ago.
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia’s national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world. It recently published a white paper on the topic of Lightweight Assistive Manufacturing Solutions which it hopes will stimulate thinking and debate about the way forward for manufacturing in Australia and help the sector to become more sustainable.
Nothing says Australia quite like Merino wool. Grown by nature and hard working farming families, Australian Merino wool is renowned as being the best quality wool in the world.
For over half a century, John Morris Scientific Pty Ltd has proudly supplied the highest quality scientific equipment and laboratory supplies to a diverse range of clients in sectors such as chemical processing, laboratory, research, pharmaceutical, mining, environmental, food and beverage, safety, and life science, among many others.
Nothing says cool comfort quite like the onesie. “They’ve really gone off,” says Amanda Ryan, Product Manager for Women and Kidswear at Mitch Dowd Design. “The onesie has been the biggest single trend in sleepwear for the last 20 years. Love it or hate it, it’s getting great sales at the register.”
John Hart Automation & Robotics is passionate about increasing Australia’s manufacturing competitiveness. John Hart are working with local manufacturing businesses to improve operations by providing automation systems and Fanuc robots. The company is an agent for Fanuc of Japan – probably one of if not the biggest robot manufacturers in the world.
It’s an eternal educational problem: how do you balance the need to retain the heritage of a school of top-drawer reputation and venerable tradition with the dictates of moving forward and modernising the actual education the pupils receive?
There is a false notion that being good on the sports field, popular with the ladies and little else equals being a real man. “Sometimes I think it’s difficult for boys to know what it is to be a man these days,” says the Director of Marketing and Community Relations at Brighton Grammar School, Natalie van Wetering.