Spurring Sustainable Business in Masdar City

Abu Dhabi is the second largest of the Gulf’s United Arab Emirates. But that is not saying a lot – it’s just 970 square kilometres in area and its postage-stamp size houses just 620,000 people. Its wealth, as we all know, derives from oil; older readers may remember the shock felt around the western world in the early 1970s when the price of the Black Stuff rocketed and the UAE was formed partly to protect the fantastic incomes being generated.

Spurring Sustainable Business in Masdar City

Australian Indigenous Fashion Week

It is clothing that tells a story. Patterns drawn from the cloudless sky, the sunburnt land and the windswept sea. Colours inspired by Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef, droughts and flooding rains…

Australian Indigenous Fashion Week

Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

Better integration of the various services that make up Australia’s healthcare system would enable more efficient service delivery and improve accessibility for patients. That’s the view of Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). She has been in the position as head of the country’s top independent membership organisation and advocate for the Australian healthcare system since July, having previously held senior posts in the government sector.

Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

Trinity Grammar School

Trinity Grammar School is so much more than bricks and mortar, pens and paper. It is an independent Anglican boys’ school that aims to provide students with a thoroughly Christian education on their journey to adulthood.

Trinity Grammar School

The Scots College

The Scots College is teaching boys to live life with Brave Hearts and Bold Minds. “That is one of the key things we set out to do,” Principal Ian PM Lambert shares.

The Scots College

RØDE Microphones

High Tech and User Friendly RØDE MicrophonesBy Claire Suttles View in E-MagazineView in Brochure RØDE Microphones is one of the world’s premiere pro-audio companies. The team develops and manufactures microphones for studio recording, live performance, video/broadcast, presentation, USB, and mobile devices. “We cover all areas of microphones,” RØDE founder and Managing Director Peter Freedman reports. The Sydney based company started small, but since it was launched two decades ago, the business has steadily grown to earn a leading place in a highly competitive industry with little room for newcomers. “It is a strong industry,” Mr Freedman explains, “very mature.” Fortunately, […]

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Ozroll

‘Let the buyer beware’, says the old Latin phrase. Davin Slobedman, Group Business Development Manager of South Australian based Ozroll, agrees wholeheartedly.

Ozroll

Martensite

Named after the nineteenth century German metallurgist Adolf Martens, Martensite commonly refers to a hard type of steel with incredible tensile strengths. Martensite Australia is also the appropriate name for a highly progressive and resilient Australian processor and supplier of engineering-grade steels.

Martensite

Kanga Loaders

Australia’s Number One Loader Kanga LoadersBy Claire Suttles View in E-MagazineView in Brochure In 1980, Kanga Loaders manufactured the very first mini loader prototype. When it was released to the public the following year, the innovative design made history as the first stand-on compact skid steer loader ever produced. Over the next thirty years, Kanga Loaders went on to achieve worldwide recognition for its remarkable industry firsts – and continues to roll out new, game changing products to this day. Kanga Loaders’ original mini loader was modelled around a simple, yet ingenious idea. “The concept was based on a motorised […]

Kanga Loaders

Invacare

Rolling Along InvacareBy Tracey Hilderley View in E-MagazineView in Brochure In the process of producing home care equipment such as beds, scooters, lifts and wheelchairs, Invacare is continuously promoting recovery, mobility and active living. As a result, Invacare has come to be the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor for mobility equipment and home healthcare. Invacare dates back to 1885, and in 1979 became Invacare Corporation, with a focus on wheelchairs. The company and has since expanded in several other areas over the last thirty years or so to become much more, as Managing Director Geoff Purtill explains. “We are quite […]

Invacare

Making Sense of Management

Management is the art, or science, of getting things done through people. Sounds fairly straightforward – except for the fact that people are not robots waiting to do our bidding. People have their own minds, motivations, and goals. So how do managers keep operations – and the people behind them – running as planned?

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