• Space

    Australia and Japan strengthen space collaborations

    First 5000 |  July 14, 2020

    The Australian Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signalling new opportunities to increase space collaboration between the two nations.

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  • Coronavirus

    Food SA supports retailers to promote local brands

    First 5000 |  July 13, 2020

    One of the impacts of COVID-19 has been South Australian consumers rallying around South Australian businesses, going out of their way to find ways to purchase their products and directly support South Australian jobs.

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  • Coronavirus

    Payments crucial to future business sustainability: Monoova

    First 5000 |  July 10, 2020

    End-to-end payments provider Monoova is urging businesses to review their payments systems amid changing business models and consumer payment habits in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.

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  • Business

    Australia Post delivers unprecedented $2.4 billion eCommerce boom during COVID-19

    First 5000 |  July 9, 2020

    Australia Post powered an estimated $2.4 billion eCommerce boom during the height of the COVID-19 crisis through its parcel delivery service, a new analysis from Deloitte Access Economics has found.

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  • Coronavirus Merger

    Post COVID-19 economy inspiring increased M&A activity

    Dennis Tomaras |  July 8, 2020

    COVID-19 is inspiring a wave of merger and acquisition activity in Australia, according to Dennis Tomaras, a partner in eastern seaboard law firm, Cornwalls. 

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  • Coronavirus

    Business software industry optimistic about COVID-19 impact: Survey

    First 5000 |  July 7, 2020

    While the business software industry has not been immune to the impacts of COVID-19, the majority of its members responded effectively during the pandemic and are optimistic about the future of their businesses, according to a report on the impact of COVID-19. 

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  • Coronavirus Mental Health

    Australians concerned about return to pre-pandemic life and economy

    First 5000 |  July 6, 2020

    After nearly three months of lockdown, financial risk and feelings of isolation remain the top threats to Australian employees’ mental health, according to the Morneau Shepell June Mental Health Index.

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  • Coronavirus Thought Leadership

    The CEO’s guide to leading a business through COVID-19

    Stephen Barnes |  July 3, 2020

    Three months ago, businesses were focusing on growth and investment. Because of COVID-19, they are now focused on just one thing: survival – through the pandemic and beyond. CEOs are in crisis mode and are having to become crisis managers. Stephen Barnes from Byronvale Advisors explains.

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