Business enterprises

Audio program

17 Jan 2018

Australia's media market has long been under pressure and now the only national children's newspaper, Crinkling News, has printed its last edition.

Report

11 Jan 2018

This resource reveals insights into how impact investors enable the organizations and projects they finance to expand and deepen their impact beyond the duration of their investment.

Working paper

20 Dec 2017

This working paper explores the experiences of refugee entrepreneurs in Australia and reviews the policies and programs designed to assist refugee entrepreneurs in Australia and other countries.

Report

13 Dec 2017

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has decided to bring together its members and produce this publication to share how they are addressing climate change through the implementation of low carbon solutions in their direct operations.

Survey

11 Dec 2017

The Australia’s International Business Survey (AIBS) aids in the understanding of Australia’s international business activity, as well in evaluating the impact of international economic trends on Australian businesses.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report contains an overview of the ‘top 10’ ranked issues facing Australia’s leaders in 2018, combined with analysis and forecasts from KPMG experts.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report examines Australian high-growth firms (HGFs) and their relationship to innovation. HGFs are defined as firms that experience rapid growth over a three year period, measured in terms of turnover, employment and research and development expenditure.

Report

4 Dec 2017

This report sets out initiatives that seek to position the Gold Coast to retain its competitive advantage.

Report

3 Dec 2017

Is competitive pressure in Australia weak? How costly to Australia is market power? This report assesses the evidence and proposes policies to increase competitive pressure.

Research report

29 Nov 2017

This research argues that there is definite potential for Indigenous-owned businessto act as a major stimulant for economic development.

Research report

24 Nov 2017

Australia’s 2.2 million small to medium enterprises (SMEs) employ two thirds of Australian workers and create a substantial proportion of new jobs. Ensuring that businesses have access to capital is important for the growth of their businesses and to create jobs in the economy.

Research report

22 Nov 2017

Using a large firm-level dataset covering the years 2002 to 2015, this paper explores the dynamics of entrepreneurship in Australia and their evolution over time.

Report

7 Nov 2017

This paper sets out the size and nature of Australia’s red tape problem and describes the opportunities available to policymakers to boost economic growth without further calls on the Australian taxpayer.

Report

2 Nov 2017

This report examines the New Zealand corporate reporting space and provides additional insights specific to the NZ market.

Report

31 Oct 2017

This report looks at the important and complex areas of supply of timber to industry and compliance with regulatory standards in Victoria.

Report

23 Oct 2017

Australian businesses have made significant progress in improving diversity in leadership in recent years. But, there is still much more that needs to be done.

Report

4 Oct 2017

This report argues that the notion that large brands are dying is simply not true. Nor has the world fundamentally changed in a way that favours small brands over big.

Discussion paper

28 Sep 2017

This discussion paper is seeking feedback on a package of measures aimed at countering illegal phoenixing.

Commentary

21 Sep 2017

Innovation is the highest in regional centres that have research and development institutions and there are only 26 of these in regional Australia. But more than 150 regional areas have potential to match this innovation, a new index finds.

Report

7 Sep 2017

Culturally diverse female talent working in Australia are ambitious, capable, and resilient, and well positioned to contribute to their own and their organisation’s success in the 21st century.