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IRIS is an organisation that specialises in economic, community and industry research for government, business and academic institutions. IRIS also provides consultancy services in the areas of market and social research, strategic planning, economic development and place marketing.
   

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IRIS now has two offices, located in Wollongong and Parramatta. The locations are at the University's Innovation Campus, on Level 1 at iC Central, Squires Way, North Wollongong and at Level 1, Suite F, 110 George Street, Parramatta. You can contact us at our Wollongong office on 02 4285 4446 or at out Parramatta office on 02 9615 9752. Alternatively, reach us by fax on 4285 4448.

2nd July 2014: IRIS has opened a second office, located centrally in Parramatta CBD. Contact details for our new office can be found here.

1st July 2014: The latest edition of the IRIS Illawarra Real Estate Report has revealed considerable annual growth in the Wollongong Statistical District (WSD) residential building sector with total dwelling approvals increasing by 45.7% to 1,311. Read more.

16th June 2014: The latest IRIS-AVC ICT Industry Survey has revealed an increase in the number of Illawarra businesses that believe increasing their expenditure on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is 'at least somewhat' important to improving their business performance (to 46.1%). Read more.

16th May 2014: The latest IRIS Profile Illawarra - a quarterly economic review of the Illawarra region - has revealed that the Illawarra's economy experienced mixed changes across several key economic indicators during the year to December 2013. Read more.

9th May 2014: The latest IRIS-AVC Illawarra Business Survey has revealed a positive start to 2014 compared to 2013 with the Trading Conditions Index, Profitability Index, Employment Index, Capital expenditure and overtime offered to employees showing signs of improvement. Read more.

16th April 2014: The latest IRIS Real Estate Report has revealed substantial growth in the Wollongong Statistical District (WSD) residential building sector. Read more.

26th February 2014: The latest IRIS Profile Illawarra has revealed mixed changes across several key economic indicators during the year to September 2013. Read more.

17th February 2014: The latest issue of IRIS-AVC ICT Industry Survey has revealed a greater proportion of local firms have a social media strategy in place compared to the December 2012 quarter. Read more.

3rd February 2014: The latest edition of the IRIS Consumer Sentiment Monitor has shown that consumer confidence in the Illawarra experienced a minor increase in the three months to December. Read more.

24th January 2014: The latest edition of the IRIS-AVC Illawarra Business Survey has revealed that business conditions for local firms have continued to head in the right direction during the December quarter. Read more.

11th November 2013: IRIS has released Transition Illawarra - Where Will the Jobs Come From? which provides a picture of what Illawarra's employment may look like over the next 20 years. Read more.

20th September 2013: Members can now view the presentation slides from the Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon here.

7th August 2013: You can hear about the new direction IRIS is taking from Simon Pomfret on our YouTube Channel: IRIS Insight Channel.