The government has snapped up 25 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of its strategy to give Australians access to a variant vaccine.
In light of Australia’s impending roll-out of a COVID-19 vaccine in March, a major consideration for employers will be whether they can direct their employees to have the vaccine.
The vaccine, which has been approved for individuals 16 years of age and older, is currently expected to begin a rollout in late February.
More than half of Australians (52%) feel uncomfortable about returning to the workplace right now, with the vast majority (93%) of people saying it is important that they are allowed to work remotely at any point if they feel unsafe. This is the key finding from Qualtrics’ Return to Work & Back to Business Study,… Continue reading Half of Aussies don’t feel comfortable returning to the workplace
Never has it been more important for employers to lead with compassion, understanding and empathy to ensure the mental health and wellbeing of their employees is not compromised. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen a marked shift in the way businesses are run and people are managed. TAL, like many… Continue reading How to support your employees’ wellbeing during COVID-19 disruption
Sydney-based med-tech startup, loop+, has recently landed on a $3M venture capital investment led by icare Foundation, Silicon Valley-based Yamaha Motor Ventures, Giant Leap Fund, Eleanor Venture and local angel investors. With a collective of platforms developed for wheelchair users to monitor their health, loop+ provides a collaborative space for individuals, their care teams and… Continue reading Sydney med-tech startup secures $3 million international investment
The second Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur that we are happy to interview this week is Errol McClelland, who has single-handedly taken his company TurmeriX from a market stall in Victoria to a global distributor – with his product now in 12 countries. This is all in just three years… TurmeriX is a healthcare business based on Turmeric,… Continue reading Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: Errol McClelland on his strategy, surprises and future plans
Experts discuss how much founders should pay themselves in startup phase.
The Andrews Labor Government has announced new funding to accelerate the growth of Victoria’s health startups and capitalise on one of Victoria’s leading industries. Delivered by Victoria’s startup development agency, LaunchVic, the funding will support accelerator and education programs focused on the health sector – including medtech, biotech, pharma, health and ageing services and disability… Continue reading Victoria Government backing health startups
At the core of any business is solving a problem. And the bigger the problem, the bigger the business opportunity. Having worked as a GP in the aged care sector for the past 12 years, I’m no stranger to the problems our industry faces. My business partner Dr Sebastian Rees and I built GenWise Health… Continue reading How a Telstra Business Awards winner spotted a gap in the market and used tech to solve it