23 March

Sydney Is Back Among The Top Ten Most Expensive Cities In The World

The Economist Worldwide Cost of Living survey that compares the relative cost of living across 133 cities sees Singapore retain its title as the world’s most expensive city for the fifth consecutive year. Top ten is largely dominated by major Asian and European cities, with Singapore, Hong Kong (4th), Sydney (10th) and Seoul (6th) competing […]

8 December

Insanity is repeating the mistakes of the past and…

If media reports are correct, the structure of a potential ‘congestion tax’ for Western Australian seems lazy, poorly constructed and outdated. The proposed tax seems to slug the registration of all motor vehicles with a flat-rate fee (based on vehicle type). All vehicle owners will have to pay the tax – regardless of their location […]

12 June

Launch of the Craft Report

Pracsys, in association with Consultant, Jude van der Merwe prepared a report on behalf of the Chamber of Arts and Culture WA focussing on the state of Craft in Western Australia. The project involved widespread consultation and strategy setting, supported by an online survey which yielded over 300 responses. The report was officially launched by […]