StartupLand

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 24, 2017
Upfront, $2 million in funding from the South Australian government to help Game Plus build a new game developers co-working space in Adelaide is welcomed news b...

Automation

Stuart Kennedy
November 24, 2017
Nuclear facility inspectors wary of getting a bit of glow on after dark have help on the way as researchers delve into using AI-assisted robots to do the radia...

Gender

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 24, 2017
The Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) may have good intentions in trying to promote and facilitate the need to build smart cities infrastructure,...

StartupLand

James Riley
November 23, 2017
There is one week to go before the curtain goes up on StartCon, Australia’s largest and most important conference and expo aimed at the ecosystem of entr...

Cybersecurity

Andrew Ryan
November 23, 2017
The rise of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and bring-your-own-app (BYOA) is causing a fundamental shift in the way we think about corporate security, said Gil Ki...

Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 23, 2017
Fifty-two city councils across the country have been handed a cut of $28.5 million for new projects under round one of the federal government’s $50 milli...

Cyber Leaders

Andrew Ryan
November 22, 2017
There’s no argument that the world is in the middle of a major inflection point, as digital disruption changes industries, government and the way people ...

Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 22, 2017
Celebrity businessman Mark Bouris has been tapped by the Feds to chair a new Small Business Digital Taskforce, joining a star-studded corporate line-up of advi...

StartupLand

James Riley
November 21, 2017
The development of a tech and innovation strategy for a city cannot be taken in isolation, according to Clover Moore, Sydney’s longest-serving Lord Mayor...

The Establishment

Beverley Head
November 20, 2017
After 26 years of uninterrupted economic growth, Australian business is asleep at the wheel warns Jennifer Westacott, chief executive of the Business Council o...

Education

Michael Sainsbury
November 20, 2017
The independence of Australian and other western universities with fully-fledged sister universities, joint ventures, campuses and research institutes in China...

Robots

Stuart Kennedy
November 20, 2017
Artificial intelligence turbocharged by machine learning techniques gets smarter every second of the day and the Australian government is being prodded to stir...

Survey

James Riley
November 20, 2017
Is your company a supplier of products or services to the Australian government, and is it listed on the DTA’s Digital Marketplace? We want to hear from ...

Analytics

Denham Sadler
November 20, 2017
The ACCC has established a new data analytics unit to help crack down on the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in price-fixing. In a speec...

Brisbane

Andrew Ryan
November 20, 2017
There’s a long-standing narrative in this country that local manufacturing is dying. The demise of Ford, Toyota and most recently, Holden would seem to b...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
November 20, 2017
An expansion to the regulatory sandbox scheme and tax incentives for big businesses to back startups should be on the cards to help build a bridge between corp...

Procurement

Denham Sadler
November 20, 2017
The consumption-based IT procurement model adopted recently in Western Australia could be the way of the future as governments look to reduce tech spending, NE...

Policy

Denham Sadler
November 20, 2017
Australians are among the most cyber-aware users in the world, but that doesn’t mean the nation couldn’t benefit from a radical rethink of the way ...

Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 20, 2017
Over the next three months, residents of Dubbo, New South Wales, will be the first motorists to trial the state’s digital driver licence. The trial, w...

Policy

Denham Sadler
November 16, 2017
The federal government will spend $1.4 million on a platform to push just 80 unemployed young Australians into gig economy work with the likes Uber and Airtask...