Digital

James Riley
October 19, 2017
There is a school of thought that says – in relation to cyber security – that identity is the new perimeter. And certainly identity has become a ce...

Policy

James Riley
October 19, 2017
New South Wales Finance Minister Victor Dominello has thrown his weight behind the Federal government’s looming digital identity plans, including the use...

Grants

AIMEE CHANTHADAVONG
October 18, 2017
Blue Chilli, Flinders University, Collective Campus and FD Global Connections may be the latest recipients of grants under the federal government’s $23 m...

Cyber Leaders

Josh Gliddon
October 18, 2017
The launch of the National Cyber Security Strategy in 2016 was a positive step toward securing Australia, but there is still more do be done, according to Jere...

Cryptocurrency

DENHAM SADLER
October 18, 2017
A number of local FinTech startups have lobbied the Reserve Bank of Australia to create a cryptocurrency version of the Australian dollar. Three use cases f...

Space

DENHAM SADLER
October 18, 2017
The federal government has reaffirmed a bilateral space agreement with NASA just weeks after it announced it would be creating a national space agency. The ...

Capital

AIMEE CHANTHADAVONG
October 18, 2017
The NSW Government is getting into the private equity business, announcing it is setting up a $150 million equity fund in partnership with First State Super an...

Policy

DENHAM SADLER
October 18, 2017
Complaints about internet services skyrocketed in the past year, with anger at the National Broadband Network climbing by more than 150 per cent, a Telecommuni...

The Establishment

Beverley Head
October 17, 2017
Cyber security will likely trigger corporate Australia’s next big black swan event according to outgoing ASIC chairman, Greg Medcraft. It’s a ke...

Trade

Michael Sainsbury
October 17, 2017
The quinquennial Chinese Communist Party Congress, its 19th since winning the country’s civil war in 1949 begins this Wednesday. It will be the coronatio...

Innovation

James Riley
October 17, 2017
When we think about innovation there is a temptation to focus on the bright, the shiny, and the new. Startups fascinate us because they go boldly where no-one ...

Policy

James Riley
October 16, 2017
When the ASX-listed accounting giant MYOB set out its formal business plan for 2017, chief executive Tim Reed says the company identified access to skills as t...

Policy

AIMEE CHANTHADAVONG
October 16, 2017
The Business Council of Australia (BCA) has wasted no time putting corporate tax cuts back on the minds of politicians as they return to parliament this week, ...

Policy

DENHAM SADLER
October 16, 2017
Labor will create a $1 billion fund to help innovative manufacturing firms transition into high value production and “build for the future” if it w...

Cybersecurity

AIMEE CHANTHADAVONG
October 13, 2017
When Michael Daniel entered the White House during Obama’s presidency as cybersecurity coordinator, he never thought he’d have to brief the Preside...

Cybersecurity

James Riley
October 13, 2017
The Australian Signals Directorate should be applauded for sharing publicly the details of a serious data breach at an Australian defence contractor at a confe...

Podcast

James Riley
October 12, 2017
Of all the things that are happening in the energy sector in Australia right now, the least talked about but most interesting relates to entrepreneurial innova...

Education

STUART KENNEDY
October 11, 2017
The Business Council of Australia wants the local workforce to be skilled up and kept that way through more vocational education and an ambitious lifelong trai...
MARK GREGORY
October 11, 2017
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has found serious flaws with the Department of Communications’ contract management of selected telephone univ...

Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
October 11, 2017
The Queensland government believes it’s on the right the track to helping reduce the disadvantage gap among Indigenous Australians. But Kamilaroi man ...