The Airport Economist

World game a perfect fit for world trade

Tim Harcourt Australians once were worriers. And we had good reason to be.

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Form for export success

Tim Harcourt When you are punting on this year’s Melbourne Cup, have a bit of sympathy for Australia’s 44,000 exporters who have to make their big bets on international markets.

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Making our own luck

Tim Harcourt Ten years ago, in 2000, just after Sydney had hosted the Olympic Games, the Australian dollar was worth about about 50 US cents.

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Cutting it at the chalk face

Tim Harcourt Like many Australians, I can say I have been a great beneficiary of education.

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No longer just cricket

Tim Harcourt The Commonwealth Games are off and running (and swimming and jumping etc..)

Aussie rules goes global

Tim Harcourt Well it’s on again – the grand final between St Kilda and Collingwood.

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Australia’s new frontier in Africa

Tim Harcourt At mining Indaba in Cape Town, one of the world’s largest mining conferences, I met an unusual delegate.

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Small businesses, broader horizons

Tim Harcourt Small is still beautiful ... when it comes to exporting, that is.

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MySchool's role in advancing Australia

Tim Harcourt Remember Al Grassby, the colourful immigration minister in the Whitlam government?

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