Agribusiness, a rich and diverse sector poised as the new growth area for Australia, comprises primary production, processing, manufacturing and wholesaling of food and fibre. The sector has a proven track record of development and innovation in primary production leading to increased productivity and sustainability.
Every level of government is faced with a myriad of issues from the impacts of climate change and population dynamics to technological advances. The ever increase pressure on infrastructure, crisis management and emergency response as well as the strain created by urbanisation are some of the challenges.
There is considerable focus on investing in infrastructure for tomorrow to stimulate and enhance economic productivity. Population growth not only imposes additional challenges for the property industry, it creates demand for utilities and puts aging infrastructure to the test.
The future of manufacturing in Australia is going to be shaped by the ability to adapt through innovation to the changing global environment. Large productivity gains over the last several decades have paved the way for a new era in manufacturing – one reliant on the drive for innovation, which embraces new technologies to bring high quality solutions focused products to market.
Population growth is seeing metropolitan boundaries stretched, creating employment, education and recreation opportunities in close proximity critical to future sustainability. Many of the world’s developing economies have aging populations which is generating greater demand for aged-care, health and related retail services.
Currency volatility and fluctuating resource demand has seen much of the mineral and energy resources industry shift its focus from capital investment to expanded production. We assist national and global producers navigate the environmental aspects of these highly regulated sectors.