Security

Stuart Kennedy
January 18, 2018
A report from the NSW Auditor General found that a third of NSW government agencies had no cyber attacks at all in 2016-17, a result described as farcical by i...

Retail

Denham Sadler
January 18, 2018
The heated public debate over a secretive deal between tech giant Apple and the Victorian government to build a “flagship” store at Federation Squa...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
January 16, 2018
A number of high-profile members of the Australian investor and tech sectors are calling on the government to establish its own venture capital fund to back lo...

Policy

Denham Sadler
January 16, 2018
Google has taken aim at the Australian government’s changes to the skilled migration visas, with the tech giant saying it has been forced to change its l...

Opinion

Michelle Rowland
January 16, 2018
Just over four years ago, Malcolm Turnbull released the 2013 NBN Strategic Review . This became the document upon which he justified abandoning a fibre National...

Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
January 16, 2018
The CSIRO, IoT Alliance Australia, Council of Small business of Australia (COSBA), and Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) are among 160-p...

FinTech

Aimee Chanthadavong
January 16, 2018
Even though the Australian government failed to pass amendments to the equity crowd source funding (CSF) regime before the end of last year, the Australian S...

Open Data

Kevin Keith
January 16, 2018
Angelic structures hang overhead. Unlit wings crossing corridors of black cabs and emblematic red buses, awaiting electricity to declare that Christmas wa...

Senate Inquiry

Denham Sadler
January 15, 2018
The government failed to meet its own year-end deadline for tabling a response to a senate report on the local games development sector, even as the ‘zom...

Holidays

James Riley
December 21, 2017
Ho Ho Ho and Merry Christmas to all fellow travellers and happy campers! May you all get the holiday break you deserve after a hilarious and ridiculously busy ...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
December 20, 2017
The Victorian state opposition has fallen short in its bid to force an inquiry into problems at LaunchVic, the organisation overseeing the deployment of state ...

Security

Michael Sainsbury
December 20, 2017
In a major speech this week presenting his National Security Strategy, US President Donald Trump named China and Russia as competitors and “revisionist p...

Processes

Aimee Chanthadavong
December 20, 2017
Purchasing a new house could soon be a completely electronic process, end-to-end. At least that’s what the NSW government wants to see. NSW has releas...

StartupLand

Aimee Chanthadavong
December 20, 2017
Fed up with seeing all the attention from the government shine on urban-based accelerators and incubators, Wollongong University’s iAccelerate has teamed...

Trade

Aimee Chanthadavong
December 20, 2017
The Chinese government might be known the for the heavy hand of its command-and-control economic operations, but according to GWC partner and co-chief executiv...

Cabinet

James Riley
December 20, 2017
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s bigger than expected ministerial reshuffle has delivered a new leadership team to its core innovation programs and rese...

Reshuffle

Denham Sadler
December 19, 2017
Michaelia Cash will lead the government’s new innovation and jobs portfolio as part of Malcolm Turnbull’s Christmas cabinet reshuffle. The Prime...

Budget

Denham Sadler
December 19, 2017
The government has cut $100 million from its planned spend on the Centrelink IT overhaul, but has dished out additional cash to the Medicare payments system an...

Security

Aimee Chanthadavong
December 19, 2017
In recent years the federal government has noticeably taken next-step measures to protect the country from cyberattacks, whether it’s with the delivery o...

Broadband

Denham Sadler
December 19, 2017
Australia’s consumer watchdog could take regulatory action as early as mid-next year to improve customer experiences with the NBN. The Australian Comp...