Social forecaster, author, partner
A regular newspaper columnist, Bernard Salt is well known for his ability to articulate the motivational factors that have shaped, and continue to shape, the Australian community.
He has made numerous appearances on TV programs including Business Sunday, The Today Show and SBS Insight, and is the author of the best-selling book The Big Shift, which charts the changes that have shaped Australia, and The Big Picture, which tackles the social and demographic questions facing the nation.
Looking Back, Leaping Forward: the latest trends, facts and demographics you must know
In a nation of twenty million, 3.9 million Australians live on the coast outside a capital city with allegiance to neither the city nor the bush. Give an Australian half a chance and they'll take the lifestyle option every time.