Skills

STUART KENNEDY
April 25, 2017
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has waved a wand and made politically troublesome 457 visas go away with a clever rebranding exercise, but IT employee advocacy...

Regions

Denham Sadler
April 25, 2017
Victoria’s competitive edge in the state-versus-state rivalry for tech and startup talent lies in its focus on innovation in regional areas not just its ...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
April 25, 2017
Melbourne-based tech co-working space York Butter Factory is set to stake a major claim in Sydney, with a large expansion into the Australian Technology Park i...

Security

Michael Sainsbury
April 24, 2017
Buoyed by its rather spectacular failure to ink a deeply flawed extradition treaty with China, the Turnbull government has once more charged fearlessly into fr...

CyberLeaders

James Riley
April 22, 2017
Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos will deliver the opening keynote at InnovationAus.com ’s Cyber Security – The Leadership Imperative 2017 forum ...

Identity

Beverley Head
April 20, 2017
The Attorney General’s Department plans to add as many as 12 million passport photographs to its Face Verification Service this year – one issue pr...

Security

STUART KENNEDY
April 20, 2017
The Turnbull government’s $230 million Cyber Security Strategy turns one this week and the industry scores a boost from a new Cyber Security Sector Com...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
April 19, 2017
The Victorian government is at pains to prove that it is backing the local tech and startup community along with its programs to attract large international pl...

Startups

Denham Sadler
April 19, 2017
Queensland Government policies aimed at luring tech talent from around Australia and across the world to the Sunshine State is proving fruitful, with members o...

Spectrum

David Havyatt
April 19, 2017
The sale to TPG and Vodafone of the remaining lots of 700 MHz spectrum provides a useful opportunity for reflection on a public policy process that extends ove...

Skills

James Riley
April 19, 2017
Petra Andren is the chief executive of the nation’s oldest and most successful tech incubator, Cicada Innovations at the Australian Technology Park in Sy...

Skills

Denham Sadler
April 18, 2017
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has abolished Australia’s 457 visa program in a surprise move that has sent shockwaves through the local tech and startup...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
April 13, 2017
Ambitious NSW Government plans to underwrite centralised innovation precincts in Sydney have run into significant trouble, with two big players pulling out of ...

Security

Denham Sadler
April 13, 2017
A Parliamentary inquiry is underway into two government agencies’ lack of ‘cyber resilience’ due to a failure to adhere to basic cybersecurit...

Software

Michael Sainsbury
April 12, 2017
First there was Didi Chuxing, now there is Snow. Never heard of them? They are just two of the Asian developed and headquartered mobile apps that are challengi...

Enterprise

STUART KENNEDY, JAMES RILEY
April 12, 2017
Israel has an enviable track record in nurturing fast growth, high tech startups and the culture appears to transplant neatly to Australia where the Israeli ex...

Government

James Riley
April 12, 2017
The Commonwealth will unveil the ‘live’ pilot of a digital service that lets users complete end-to-end approvals transactions across all three leve...

Cyber Leaders

James Riley
April 11, 2017
For all the talk about the fundamental importance of cyber security and top-notch technical skills to secure Australia’s place in the global digital econ...

StartupLand

STUART KENNEDY
April 10, 2017
The R&D Tax Incentive scheme has become muddled by middlemen and a hardening from the ATO in how claims are viewed could be scaring off the firms most in n...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
April 10, 2017
A lack of clarity from the competition watchdog and government on the proposed crackdown on startup acquisitions could lead to an “investment freeze&rdqu...