Policy

SANDY PLUNKETT
February 12, 2018
I’ve often said that Australia’s biggest obstacle to measurable success in the increasingly ruthless 21st century digital era is culture. Specifica...

The Establishment

Beverley Head
February 12, 2018
Government’s tendency to think of small business as little big business is just plain wrong, according to Kate Carnell. And when it comes to innovation t...

Data

Aimee Chanthadavong
February 9, 2018
Treasurer Scott Morrison says the government’s planned ‘open banking’ regulatory regime would give customers greater access and control of th...

Interview

James Riley
February 7, 2018
Telstra chief executive Andy Penn has nominated the development of next-generation skills and capabilities as the key ingredient for capitalising on the curren...

Interview

James Riley
February 7, 2018
It is one year since Australia appointed its first Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, and Dr Tobias Feakin – the former Head of the International Cyber Policy...

Policy

Stuart Kennedy
February 7, 2018
The Productivity Commission’s draft report into competition in the Australian financial system says we lack robust price rivalry, that FinTechs and neo...

Software

Denham Sadler
February 7, 2018
There is growing concern  a lack of federal support will force local game developers to move away from Australia as the industry reels from the “incr...

Apple Store

Denham Sadler
February 7, 2018
A motion has been moved in the Victorian Parliament to reject the proposed Apple store at Federation Square as the Melbourne City Council readies a campaign to...

Smart Meters

Aimee Chanthadavong
February 7, 2018
A national roll out of smart meters could be the start of a working solution for Australia’s growing energy crisis. And the effort would have spill-over ...

2030 Strategy

David Havyatt
February 7, 2018
It seems these days that the public sector believes that the secret to a good report is in a winning title. That can be the only reason for Innovation and Scie...

Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
February 6, 2018
Without science, there is no innovation. That’s the position Leeanne Enoch is taking in her new role as the Queensland Minister for Environment and Sci...

First Interview

James Riley
February 5, 2018
Michael Keenan has delivered his first major speech on digital transformation – in Jakarta of all places – since being given the portfolio in Prime...

The Establishment

Beverley Head
February 5, 2018
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is now reliant on just-in-time legislation and the rapid rollout of report recommendations in order to perfo...

Interview

Aimee Chanthadavong
February 5, 2018
When it comes to protecting Australia on all fronts – whether air, sea or land – we all like to hope that defence force has access to the most adva...

Training

Aimee Chanthadavong
February 5, 2018
At a time where the Australian government has tightened access to temporary skills visas and the country is facing a widening technical skills shortage, compan...

Policy

Denham Sadler
February 2, 2018
The federal opposition has backed a campaign calling for new legislation to address worker exploitation in the gig economy, while the government warns against ...

Regions

Joshua Gliddon
February 2, 2018
Is there something in the water of the Murrumbidgee River? Wagga Wagga, which straddles the river and is located in south-western NSW, has a population of arou...

StartupLand

Aimee Chanthadavong
February 2, 2018
Disability-focused accelerator Remarkable will split more than $200,000 of investment funding with the next cohort of startups as part of its 16-week program. ...

2030 Strategy

Stuart Kennedy
February 1, 2018
The Labor Opposition has reacted to the Innovation and Science Australia 2030 Strategy paper released this week calling it a “piecemeal” plan and s...

2030 Strategy

Jessica Mudditt
February 1, 2018
The chair of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) Bill Ferris spoke at the National Press Club in Canberra today, following the release of its 2030 Strategic...