Future is ripe for prosperity

Frank Smith, Ernie Hawes and Angela Hart took in the business forum.
Frank Smith, Ernie Hawes and Angela Hart took in the business forum.

When looking at global business opportunities versus what Australia is good at, Dr West said these ‘fantastic five’ were the ones to focus on.

According to Joondalup chief executive Garry Hunt, the City has four out of five ” ‘all we have to do is leverage it’.

Dr West and Deloitte WA lead consultant Michael Lynn, both local residents, were guest speakers at the City’s Joondalup: Knowledge City business forum held in the Lakeview Ballroom at Joondalup Resort last Thursday.

Mr Lynn, who was the first Wanneroo Wolves player to hit 100 SBL games, said when businesses looked to become famous for something in which they had a competitive advantage, they could make a mark globally.

He said tourism, technology and digitally enabled innovation would be very important for Joondalup, and the City needed to harness its advantages in medical research, education and coastal location.

Joondalup Mayor Troy Pickard said through the development of the City’s new economic development strategy, opportunities and challenges that faced the City had been identified.

‘I am pleased that’