Farm production set to fall nearly 9 per cent

Posted on September 27, 2017, 11:54 PM

Farm production recently hit dizzying heights in Australia, with the total gross value of agricultural output reaching $62.8 billion in 2016-17. The figure, published by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES), was considerably higher than[…]

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What are the reputational costs of a data breach in Australia?

Posted on September 23, 2017, 2:07 AM

The personal data of up to 143 million US citizens was stolen from credit ratings giant Equifax earlier this month. That’s nearly half the country’s population. Social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driving licence numbers were exposed, with hackers[…]

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Calculating the true cost of natural disasters in Australia

Posted on September 19, 2017, 1:59 AM

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have dominated the news cycle over the past few weeks, with the US suffering some of the most devastating natural disasters in recent memory. Sadly, Australia is also no stranger to extreme weather events. The states[…]

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4 ways drones can optimise farming in Australia

Posted on September 14, 2017, 1:26 AM

Drones have risen from relative obscurity just a few years ago to become one of the most innovative technologies available to multiple industries worldwide. Agriculture is no exception. Figures from PwC revealed that the global market value for commercial drone[…]

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3 ways to prevent cash flow problems sinking your SME

Posted on September 4, 2017, 1:47 AM

  Surviving as an SME in a competitive business landscape is never easy. A mere half (51 per cent) of businesses are still running four years after opening their doors, according to McCrindle Research. Further to this, ASIC figures show[…]

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