March 2018

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Start typing Bernard Salt's name into Google and the very first thing that comes up is "Bernard Salt avocado". Sadly for him, this does not mean Salt has a prolific sideline as a TV chef. Photos by Jarrod Barnes.

No trust, no job security: Bernard Salt on the uncertain future


GPs Sebastian Rees (left) and Troye Wallett road-tested GenWise for a year.

Digital doctors: home visits and better patient care


Applying IFRS 16 will see profits affected by the financing effect, even if the underlying results stay the same.

The bottom line on leasing under IFRS 16


The role of the accountant is undergoing a significant shift and accounting jobs are shifting, too.

Should young accountants have to do basic accounting work?


Marcell Judkins FCPA, CFO Victoria International Container Terminal. Photo by Benny Capp.

Love your job and others lessons from a CFO


Cecile Thaxter was born in Jamaica, studied in New York, and is now changing the culture at Kalgoorlie's Super Pit. Photos by Melissa Drummond.

Breaking new ground at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit


Smart city, in broad terms, describes a city that uses technology and data to  improve operations, enhance quality of life and reduce running costs. Illustrations by Ellen Porteus.

Get smart: making our cities great places to live


Demand for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander accountants is far outstripping supply. What, then, is stopping Indigenous students from pursuing the field of finance?

Closing the Indigenous accountancy gap


Sunset over Seoul as seen from Mount Namsan in the heart of South Korea's capital city.

Young entrepreneurs break South Korea's business mould


Although Australia has managed a remarkable 26 years of unbroken economic growth, productivity has slowed here, too. Illustrations by Ben Sanders.

The global phenomenon of slowing productivity


Greg Dickason forecasts that within 5 to 10 years, fractional property investment could represent a sizeable portion of the total property market in Australia.

Investing in property one brick at a time with fractional investments


The Albany Wind Farm in Western Australia produces 80 per cent of Albany's power needs

Renewable energy gets set to outsmart coal


Tackling toxic tension head-on isn't just sensible, it's critical to prevent workers from falling into what's known as 'artificial harmony'.

Anger in the office: how to resolve conflict and avoid cubicle cold wars


Zuko Amsterdam is pioneering the new home-office/hotel accommodation hybrid.

How smart hotels are catering to women and small business travellers


More then just a watch: the Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3 and Huawei Watch 2: Is it time to consider a smartwatch?


Excel yourself: Help your eyes with highlighting


Atma Maharaj CPA.

From sports stars to indigenous councils: it's about work ethic and culture


Alex Ooi FCPA (pictured centre) with Lions Clubs District Governor for 2016-2017, Sashekala Pathmanathan, and others during an Environment Awareness Day activity.

Malaysian Lions Club develops next generation of community leaders