The Future of Women CEOs in Australia
During a recent internship, I interviewed a female CEO for International Women’s Day. She said the glass ceiling in Australia has not shattered, but there are a few fractures in it. After talking with this inspiring woman, I began to give thought to how I will carve my career as […]
Graduated, Skilled, Eager and Unemployed
Are Australian undergraduates looking forward to getting employed when they graduate, or are they concerned about prospects in Australia? “Go to university,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said… The effects of the GFC linger even in our isolated corner of the world. While older Australian workers grip tightly to […]
What lies ahead for Papua New Guinea…
On 23 June 2012, Papua New Guinea voters, including 87% from rural districts, began the difficult travail (on average a two hour walk across rugged mountains and dense rainforest) to confirm their vote for Papua New Guinea’s political future. One significant item on the electoral agenda is the vital need to restructure […]
It’s a natural wonder of the world, but does the world even wonder about it?
As Earth Day comes and goes every year, so too do our sea levels elevate, suspended sediments reach ocean waters, and vulnerable coral communities in the Great Barrier Reef face thermal stress in reaction to climate change. The removal of 46 million cubic metres from the Great Barrier Reef’s sea-floor […]