‘Crazy’ ideas need nurturing

Australia needs a ‘Department of Crazy Ideas’ to ensure good ideas aren’t destroyed by slow moving regulatory frameworks says Uber Australia’s General Manager David Rohrsheim. Speaking at CCI’s The Sharing Economy business breakfast this month, Mr Rohrsheim said it was well-known that Uber had run into regulatory issues in Australia since its launch in 2012. […]

“[Leadership]…Its about ensuring people are empowered to do what they’re asked to do”

Peter Beattie AC

Former QLD premier Peter Beattie is getting down to the job of organising the April 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast – it’s what he’s learnt in a lifetime of leadership roles. As chairman of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, he’s well aware of the responsibility of organising the biggest event in […]

Heavy Hitters On Board For WA Defence Conference

WA Defence Conference 2016

Global heavy-hitters have lined up to speak and network next month at CCI’s inaugural WA Defence Conference 2016 – ‘Doing Business with Defence’. Confirmed speakers include BAE Systems, which is shortlisted for the $35 billion program to build nine new anti-submarine warfare frigates for the Royal Australian Navy, and Henderson-based Austal, which is currently securing suppliers for […]