Industry associations


Silicon Valley-style coding boot camps taking off in Australia

1:20AM | Tuesday, 5 January 2016 |  Australian uni graduates will be linked with a wide range of industry networks as part of a newly launched coding academy.

COSBOA chief casts doubt over new association’s motives

10:39PM | Wednesday, 12 October 2011 |  The Council of Small Business of Australia chief has called a new SME association a “marketing exercise” and cast doubt over whether it will genuinely enhance the interests of small firms.

New SME association with ties to publisher rules out lobbying role

10:02PM | Tuesday, 11 October 2011 |  A new small business industry association with close ties to a publicly-listed publisher has ruled out lobbying the government on SME issues just days after receiving public backing from small business minister Nick Sherry.

Industry associations – are they worth it?

7:52PM | Monday, 18 July 2011 |  Is it time for start-ups to start taking their industry associations more seriously? StartupSmart garnered two opposing opinions on the merits, or otherwise, of joining an industry body.