Leadership


Chat GPT delivers generative AI

AI: power, peril, or both?

Would our world be a worse place without social media? We may soon be asking the same question about artificial intelligence (AI). So, how do we make it an overwhelmingly positive technology? By engaging in its development with shared societal objectives. To do otherwise puts social equity, harmony and security...

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Aboriginal boy in Arnhem Land

8 questions to ask about the Voice to Parliament

Later this year, Australians will vote in a referendum to decide whether to change our nation’s Constitution to include an indigenous Voice to Parliament. Our Constitution is the set of rules which govern the federal Parliament, executive government, and the High Court. This vote is one of the privileges of...

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Sleep. Get it now!

Sleep. Get it now!

As company directors, business leaders and workmates – we’re all responsible for safety in the workplace. We carry a legal and moral obligation for the health and welfare of our people. This includes their mental health. As such, we must identify and address potential cause of harm. In this context,...

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Unleashing the power of invisible gods

Unleashing the power of invisible gods

We live in an era of phenomenal technological prowess. There is little that is technologically impossible, that can’t be engineered. Engineering is also one of the few professions that truly creates new value, new possibilities, new jobs. Yet the products of engineering are so pervasive they are invisible to the casual observer. The power of engineering is largely taken for granted. Engineers are like ‘invisible gods’ … but this must change.


Assuming climate control

Assuming climate control

Most Australians want the risks of climate change to be addressed more seriously and urgently. Unfortunately, both major political parties have tied themselves in knots over energy and climate policy. More effort and investment into advocacy by business and community groups may only sustain the political impasse. By assuming climate...

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Considering climate costs

Let’s be frank about climate costs

Within the cut and thrust of the federal election campaign, there’s been a lot of debate about the costs of tackling climate change. Unfortunately, the focus on costs diverts people’s attention from the real issues and leaves them feeling anxious and uncertain – perhaps by design. A little clear thinking...

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