First 5000 is a business development alliance for Australia's most significant mid-size companies. It's a vehicle to connect and network with local and international big business as well as policy makers, and of course each other.
Dialectic viewpoints are useful in complex issues like renewable energy and energy security, but rarely encouraged in the Australian public policy debate. As part of GAP's A Vision for Australia consultation, Lindley Edwards supports so-called ‘skyhook’ ideas that bridge current realities and future possibilities.
“Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.” - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel