Next Boom Launch – 2018 Event

By | May 30th, 2018|Education, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

Are We Missing Out? On Thursday 17th May, under the lights of the State Library courtyard, Future Business Council publicly launched The Next Boom 2018 report. By the time CEO James Wright took the stage to welcome the audience, there wasn’t a spare [...]

Changing Sky Lines

By | May 30th, 2018|Education, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

Changing Sky Lines Gap  The average person in our major cities rarely looks up thanks to the all the distractions at street level. For those that do, however, it’s no secret that the sky lines of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne are dominated by cranes. Over the last 5 years Australia’s three biggest [...]

The Future of Business and Work

By | March 21st, 2018|Education, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

The Future of Business and Work   The co-founder and co-CEO of Atlassian Mike Cannon-Brookes recently made a submission to the Senate Committee on the future of work, and his observations are ominous - all companies will fundamentally become technology companies; Australia isn’t keeping pace with the changes; disruption is coming [...]

The Future of Fashion: A Conversation with Camille Reed

By | February 28th, 2018|Education, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

The Future of Fashion: A Conversation with Camille Reed Gap    THROUGHOUT Camille Reed’s career in the fashion industry, she found herself constantly astounded by the amount of waste associated with the production and consumption of clothing.   “Initially I learnt about the statistics on what’s happening in the Northern Hemisphere, and [...]

James Wright & Jason Green on Driverless Cars

By | February 14th, 2018|Digital Economy, Education, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

Driverless Cars with James Wright & Jason Green Gap    In late 2017, Stacey Chin sat down with our very own Chief Executive Officer; James Wright and Jason Green of nanopution.io. In the podcast below, Stacey discusses the impact of introducing driverless cars on the economy and employment moving forward. Take to our [...]

#Purpose2018 Conference

By | January 31st, 2018|Digital Economy, Education, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

Purpose Conference 2018 Gap  In the last week of February, Future Business Council will be joining many other companies for the third annual Purpose Conference hosted by Wildwon at the Commune in New South Wales. Our very own CEO James Wright joins other influential speakers such as Rachel Botsman; author of ‘Who [...]

Jet fuel grown on trees

By | July 7th, 2016|Environment, Innovation, Science, Sustainability, Technology|

Renewable jet fuel could be growing on Australia’s iconic gum trees Australia has a veritable smorgasbord of variation from which to select plants with high yields of the right oil for new commercial purposes. Contact the Future Business Council for quotes or further information.  Future [...]

Baseload power is a myth.

By | May 12th, 2016|Environment, Innovation, Reform, Science, Sustainability|

Baseload power is a myth: even intermittent renewables will work 100% renewable electricity would be affordable under sensible government policy, busting another myth. All we need are effective policies to drive the transition. Contact the Future Business Council for quotes or further information.  Future [...]

Climate wedge

By | April 28th, 2016|Environment, Innovation, Investment, Reform, Science, Sustainability, Technology|

Shorten can wedge Turnbull on climate Australia could have led the technological revolution that is fundamental to an effective response to the climate challenge. Contact the Future Business Council for quotes or further information.  Future Business Council p (03) 8327 8427 e info@stage.fbc.republicofeveryone.com 490 [...]

Smarter Australian Steel

By | April 8th, 2016|Digital Economy, Innovation, Manufacturing, Reform, Science, Sustainability, Technology|

Arrium’s collapse shows Australia must get a lot smarter about steel ...the steel production industry, like most areas of manufacturing, must shift focus from commodities to a technology intensive and digital strategy. This approach is no longer just to keep costs down but to increase quality, design and innovation. [...]