Project Scoping

We talk a lot about ‘iconic projects’ and ‘best practice’. This is our mantra because there is no point in accepting second-rate outcomes. Some of the bigger and bolder projects that we scope become Lighthouse Projects – to show the way forward!

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Industry Development

Healthy industries are the core of a productive economy. Our focus is therefore on how to facilitate their growth. We trawl across traditional and emerging industries and bring best practice initiatives to the attention of our members.

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Regional Development

The non-metropolitan regions of the world get a raw deal these days. Agglomeration effects rob these regions of the critical mass and revenue streams that attract investors. And their local talent heads to the big smoke. We therefore disseminate best practice initiatives to our members in the regions.

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Clusters

clustering
Cockatoo Consulting has extensive links into the worldwide clustering fraternity. We find and distribute quality research and policy papers on industry clusters and related subjects.

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Accessing Govt grants

govt funding
This involves grants across a wide spectrum – R&D, Export Market Development Grants, regional and industry infrastructure, water and stormwater grants, road grants, cluster and network grants.

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Accessing private investment

private investment
This involves investment attraction at the regional and local level. We aim to develop funding cocktails between the public-private sectors and between different levels of government to lower risks and spread the costs.

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Global Collaboration

global collaboration
We share best practice and friendships. Our weekly newsletter is called ‘Cockatoo Friday’ – it updates our members on the latest research projects, business opportunities, and new policies, programs, government grants etc.

We also have a ‘Cockatoo Connect’ service, which brings urgent information to the attention of members, and connects people with people.

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Business Migration

Business mIgration 2
We bring projects to the attention of people wanting to migrate to Australia as business migrants.

Our associates include a leading migration lawyer in Sydney as well as experts in India, China, Europe and the US with significant links into these markets.

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