Sailing at the highest level of optimism since 2011, CFOs are poised to take action. With credit viewed as cheap and available, new opportunities on the horizon and a new Federal Government; uncertainty has made way for confidence.
Post-Federal Election, CFOs are looking to the new leadership to bring security and reform in ways that will position Australia for prosperity. When asked to nominate areas of priority for the new government, CFOs listed: tax reform, consistent and transparent governing, cutting red tape, improving infrastructure and more.
Thinking toward future growth and rising in confidence; it seems CFOs are worrying less. Now they are poised to take action that will make them happy again.
Find out more about the third instalment in the Building the Lucky Country series, Positioning for prosperity? Catching the next wave, focussing on the next waves of Australia’s economic growth.
Positioning for prosperity? Catching the next wave takes an in-depth look at five areas of competitive advantage for Australia: agribusiness, gas, international education, tourism and wealth management.
|Don't worry, be happy|
|Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water: Q2 2013|
|Partly sunny with a chance of showers|
|Proceed with caution|
|The glass half full but CFOs not ready to drink: Q2 2012|
|Optimism bounces back: Q1 2012|
|CFOs still nervous: Q4 2011|
|Batten down the hatches: Q3 2011|
|Short term caution, long term optimism: Q2 2011|
|A Show of Resilience: Q1 2011|
|Opportunities and challenges: Q4 2010|
|The long haul to recovery?: Q3 2010|
|Confidence is key: Q2 2010|
|Banking on credit: Q1 2010|
|Geared for growth: Q4 2009|
|Cautious optimism: Q3 2009|