Your Right to Affordable Repair

In a win for machinery owners (and consumers generally), from July 1, 2022 the mandatory data sharing laws and other actions resulting from the “Right to Repair” initiative will start to take effect that will ensure consumers have the ability to have their products repaired at a competitive price using a repairer of their choice.

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Learn and Earn

With most things in life, you only get out what you put in. Covid19 put a pause on immigration, and it shone a light on Australia’s skills shortages. One of the lasting benefits from Covid will be that businesses have stepped up to the challenge, with Apprenticeships increasing 30% in the past year. Finding and […]


Never waste a good crisis

“Never let a good crisis go to waste”, as Winston Churchill famously stated and helped reshape a country recovering from war into a long-lasting competitive democracy. Many crisis stars are now aligning, and we have perhaps a once in a generation chance to make Australia great again, building widespread wealth if we grab the opportunities.

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Big Trouble in Little China

For those old enough to remember it, there was a now cult movie from 1986 called “Big Trouble in Little China”. In an East versus West storyline, the movie was a commercial failure, and depicted an American truck driver who became involved in a battle between good and evil whilst making a delivery to Chinatown. […]


Topsy Turvy World

I was wrong. Hard to admit, especially when I was so certain that I was going to be right, at worst just getting the timing wrong. I predicted that Covid would lead to mass insolvencies, and a fairly big hit to employment and our economy overall. But despite rolling lock downs around the country for […]

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Opposite’s World – No Double Dipping

Many children play a game called “Opposite’s world” where you do or say the opposite to what you mean or intend. Turn left means turn right. “I don’t like you” means you do. Hugely funny of course. As we found out in our recent First Aid training, sadly this has now infiltrated the adult world, […]


Work Smarter, Not Harder!

We’ve all heard that productivity has stalled, and that we need to improve productivity to improve our pays and wealth. However, we rarely hear examples of what improved productivity actually looks like, and often walls go up because of fears of job losses. As per the below industry examples though, improved productivity is more about […]