Industry bodies must shape and drive reforms

Industry bodies have work to do Scott Morrison’s determination to improve business’ dealings with government (‘‘Morrison to cut red tape, reform IR’’, June 24) is a warning to industry peak bodies that are out of touch. It is a major challenge, as well as an opportunity, for industry organisations across Australia to shape and drive much-needed reforms, but only the best ones will succeed. The grim reality is that too many industry bodies are languishing with outdated business models, low …

Creating 21st Century Industry Service Organisations

  Modern businesses operate in an era where speed, scale, relationships across value chains, connectivity with consumers and adaptability are critical for success. They must be agile to thrive and have risen to the challenge with new business models, and far-reaching industry consolidation. In the knowledge economy, industry services matter more than ever for high performing businesses. Paradoxically, while businesses have innovated to be world class, many industry service …

Overwhelming support to innovate and form Greenlife Industry Australia

Inovact Consulting is delighted to welcome the decision yesterday by businesses to establish Greenlife Industry Australia as the new national peak body for the industry. Members of Nursery and Garden Industry Australia (NGIA) came together in Sydney to vote on a resolution to establish Greenlife Industry Australia, following the recommendations of the national re-invention project. The decision received overwhelming support from businesses, with 90% of votes being in favour. It is a historic …

Huge step forward as NGIA commits to reinvention

  Credit: Nursery and Garden Industry Australia  In November 2018, the Australian Nursery and Garden Industry Associations, along with the national body Nursery and Garden Industry Australia (NGIA) unanimously committed to reinventing their industry representation. The new strategic direction will see the industry move from the existing federated model to a new hybrid structure which will allow both industry businesses and associations to be direct members of the new national body. …

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