Security

Denham Sadler
August 29, 2017
Victorian has unveiled its long-awaited cyber security strategy – the first Australian state to do so – with an emphasis on a whole-of-government a...

Machines

Denham Sadler
August 25, 2017
Artificial intelligence has the potential to greatly benefit humanity, but governments and experts need to act now to ensure its associated risks are mitigated...

FinTech

Denham Sadler
August 25, 2017
Australia has taken a “big step forward” in recognising digital currencies as legitimate and trusted with the government moving to regulate the lik...

Sensors

Aimee Chanthadavong
August 25, 2017
Internet-of-things firm Thinxtra has been handed $10 million by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to complete the roll out of its Sigfox low powered ...

Policy

James Riley
August 25, 2017
While Australian voters are unlikely to build statues to honour the architects of Commonwealth ICT procurement reform, it is incredibly important nonetheless. ...

Interview

Aimee Chanthadavong
August 25, 2017
Since being appointed as the Innovation Minister in 2015 in the Palaszczuk Government, Leeanne Enoch has been full steam ahead in driving the Advance Queenslan...

Trade

STUART KENNEDY
August 25, 2017
New Chinese restrictions on overseas investment could be a boon for our film, agriculture and tech industries, even as the new rules take some wind out of the ...

Procurement

James Riley
August 22, 2017
The Australian Government will today unveil a raft of technology procurement reforms that aim to drive an additional $650 million in Commonwealth spe...

Policy

Denham Sadler
August 22, 2017
The CSIRO has confirmed that its data branch Data61 is no longer working on the government’s controversial welfare drug testing scheme, as the first loca...

Digital

Aimee Chanthadavong
August 22, 2017
Paul Shetler is putting the band back together. Or more precisely, he is bringing together a crew of former Digital Transformation Agency ninjas to build a new...

Podcast

James Riley
August 22, 2017
Ted Pretty has just completed his first acquisition since becoming chief executive officer at ASX-listed secure collaboration specialist Covata. The company an...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
August 22, 2017
A new program has launched in Melbourne aiming to equip female entrepreneurs with the skills and mentorship needed to build successful businesses. SBE Austr...

Policy

MARK GREGORY
August 22, 2017
The Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms (TSSR) have now passed the Senate after a bipartisan show of support for the legislation that formalises the tel...

Policy

Denham Sadler
August 21, 2017
LaunchVic has dished out $1.4 million to five programs focusing on supporting first generation migrants and refugees as part of its third round of grants. T...

Skills

Denham Sadler
August 18, 2017
Australia may not be a computer science superpower right now, but its future looks bright. An Aussie kids coding organisation successfully broke a world r...

Policy

Denham Sadler
August 18, 2017
Australia is actively positioning itself to lead the world in driverless car technology and provide testing ground for new innovations. New trials of driver...

Trade

STUART KENNEDY
August 17, 2017
Africa is big, diverse, rapidly digitising and has huge promise as well as many dangers for export oriented Australian tech outfits. So says veteran tech en...

TelcoLand

STUART KENNEDY
August 17, 2017
The Federal Government has got new legislation through the Senate that will compel telcos to notify authorities when they make changes to their networks after ...

Digital

James Riley
August 17, 2017
The Senate on Thursday agreed to hold an inquiry into the government’s digital transformation program, with a focus on increased ICT spending and the emb...

Entrepreneurs

James Riley
August 17, 2017
The newly-hatched Sydney School of Entrepreneurship has thrown open its doors to its first 60 students, the latest big ticket investment by the NSW Government ...