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Building the Digital Universities of Tomorrow

18-02-2016

Australian universities are facing the increasingly harsh reality of students, academics and staff expecting more services, technologies and information from them than ever before. Yet decreasing funding from government and an intense competitive environment are making it difficult to meet new demands.

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Enterprise systems: the key to Australia’s future health industry

01-02-2016

According to the Department of the Treasury, the average age of Australia’s population is increasing steadily. The Australian Government’s Intergenerational Report predicts that the proportion of Australians aged over 65 years will double within the next 40 years to make up approximately one quarter of the total population. As a result of this demographic shift, the Department of Health anticipates that by 2041 the number of people using aged care services will increase by around 250 per cent. Disability services will experience a corresponding rise in cost and importance, amounting to 14.5 percent of Australia’s GDP by 2030.

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Australian asset management: time for a change

07-01-2016

To flourish, a community requires healthy infrastructure – from roads and bridges to wastewater drains and recreational facilities. This means a community must regularly take stock of its existing assets before developing sensible strategies for their maintenance and replacement, as well as for the creation of new assets.

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