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Reimagining Sydney: this is what needs to be done to make a Central City CBD work

Central City 2048 proposes one new rail line, three metro lines and almost 300,000 extra jobs for the new CBD, one of three proposed for metropolitan Sydney. Clearly, the investment needed is massive. Part two in this series by University of Sydney’s Dr Tooran Alizadeh.

Re-imagining Sydney with 3 CBDs: how far off is a Parramatta CBD?

The Greater Sydney metropolis is envisaged as having three CBDs by mid-century, but an assessment of the proposed Central City around Parramatta shows how much work is needed to make that a reality.

How Brazil can beat the odds

Brazil has set itself a target of restoring almost 50,000 sq km of the Amazon rainforest by 2030. But it won’t get there without changing its policies and how it engages with local people.

Empowering people to shape Australia’s infrastructure future

Australia and other developed Western societies prefer consumption of services to physical products. This trend is well established, however it has yet to run its full course. In fact, infrastructure is only just starting on this transition, and while there is plenty of room for catch up, the consequences will be significant.

Mapping the money (part 3): Structural barriers to raising capital for early-stage purpose-driven businesses

In the final part of this three-part series, Tumml’s May Samali provides a window into two structural barriers that constrain purpose-driven entrepreneurs during capital raising.

Mapping the money (part 2): Fundraising challenges faced by early-stage purpose-driven businesses

In this second blog of a three-part series, Tumml’s May Samali delves into the fundraising challenges faced by purpose-driven entrepreneurs in their earliest stages of development.

Mapping the money (part 1): The capital landscape for early-stage purpose-driven businesses

May Samali, Director at Tumml and University of Sydney Alumni, provides an in-depth look at how early-stage purpose-driven businesses are raising capital, and highlights the “pioneer gap” they face in their startup phase.

Why wooing women is the way forward for trade unions

The challenge for unions, in the context of a significantly gendered reconfiguration of union membership, is to make themselves more relevant to their new heartland.

Partnering with the pacific

Partnering with the Pacific Information and communications technology is having a huge impact on business in the Pacific Islands, offering considerable opportunities for collaboration with Australia.

Our leaders don’t reflect who we are

Australia is often described as a multicultural success story. Yet our cultural diversity isn’t yet reflected in the ranks of leadership within society.


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