Remembering our Farmers this Christmas

By: Matt McCuddenThis is about more than a scorched and dusty, dry land – though bone dry it certainly is. This goes deeper than just praying for rain, yet the desperation for soaking precipitation is all-consuming. What some are calling the worst drought in living memory seems to have more...

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Black Friday Gaining Recognition in Australia

By: McCrindleBlack Friday is the retail super-day popular in the U.S. and in 2019 it will take place on November 29. It is the day following the Thanksgiving public holiday and in some states, it is an additional holiday. All of this has combined to make it the unofficial start to the Christmas...

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Australia’s Income and Wealth Distribution

By: McCrindleThe average household annual income is $116,584 and the national average household net wealth has tipped the million-dollar mark for the first time at $1,022,200, according to the ABS’ latest Survey of Income and Housing (2017-18). With higher wealth and income levels than ever...

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The future of events in the 2020’s

By: McCrindleThe events industry is a large contributor to the Australian (and global) economy. Engaging speakers, unique event experiences and the opportunity events provide for social connection are key drawcards for event attendees.  The demand for live experiences...

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Why You Should Worry Less About AI

By: Michael McQueen For many of us, the very mention of Artificial Intelligence conjures up futuristic notions of SkyNet and cunning malevolent robots rising to destroy humankind in the Terminator film series.  In reality however, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already...

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Dolly’s Dream

By: Yvette CherryThe parents of Dolly Everett, a 14 year old girl who took her own life after being relentlessly bullied, have created a very powerful and evocative advertisement to address the issue of cyber bullying. The advertisement, directed by 15 year old Charlotte McLaverty, depicts a...

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What You Need to Know About the Driverless Age

By: Michael McQueenIt has been a growing popular conversation over the last decade. Driverless cars – one of the sure symbols that the future has arrived. While autonomous cars have received a fair amount of media attention in recent years, it may surprise you to learn that innovating the...

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