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...

StartupLand

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 16, 2017
As Queenslanders prepare to head to the polls next Sunday for the state election, startups and entrepreneurs are hoping for an outcome that would see the next ...

Policy

Andrew Ryan
November 16, 2017
Cloud has moved beyond proof of concept implementations in Australia to wide-ranging roll-outs across most departments and ministries. Current government polic...

Policy

Denham Sadler
November 16, 2017
Australian consumer groups are “extremely concerned” with proposed changes to the regulatory sandbox, while the country’s leading FinTech bod...

TelcoLand

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 14, 2017
Dampened by the federal government’s lacklustre efforts so far to roll out the National Broadband Network to regional parts of the state, the Queensland ...

Security

Denham Sadler
November 14, 2017
The federal government’s recent focus on Australia’s cyber military capabilities is two decades too late and the country remains vulnerable to a ra...

Policy

Denham Sadler
November 14, 2017
The government will look to regulate the use of individuals’ data by tech giants like Google and Apple if the private sector can’t enforce its own ...

Policy

James Riley
November 14, 2017
Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan will release an updated state innovation policy by the end of the year, but has cautioned against any expectations of la...

The Establishment

Beverley Head
November 13, 2017
Increasing levels of automation and woeful NBN performance are driving a deep digital divide across Australia, according to Unions NSW secretary Mark Morey. ...