April 2018

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Ruslan Kogan, founder kogan.com. Photos by Damien Pleming.

Amazon's entry to Australia doesn't worry Ruslan Kogan


The Vuly trampoline has rivet-free leaf springs, making it much safer than a traditional trampoline.

Safer trampolines give business a bounce


Richard Thaler suggests that people can be steered in their choices by the way decisions are framed.

Can behavioural economics really change habits?


Jacquetta Griggs FCPA, CFO Australia Industry Standards. Photo by Damien Pleming.

Mentors matter says CFO with a passion for education


The problem with the argument that driverless cars might be dangerous is that it presumes Australia's roads are currently filled with wonderful, attentive and responsible drivers.

Would you travel in a driverless car?


Like many tax authorities, the ATO believes bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a form of property rather than being a true currency. Illustrations Eirian Chapman.

Bitcoin taxation: a global challenge for tax authorities


Ashley Wearne, Sophos. Photos by Graham Jepson.

Why cyber attacks are becoming more dangerous


The key challenges for Asian billionaires include wealth preservation, business succession and maximising contributions to society through philanthropy.

Asia's billionaires get ready to retire: who will succeed them?


Warships during the Royal Australian Navy's Ocean Raider 2017 exercise.

Australia's defence boom: accountants are needed


Podcasting is easily scaled, has a low barrier to entry, and can be a monumentally effective method of content marketing.

Why businesses should consider podcasting