StartupLand

Denham Sadler
May 23, 2017
A war of words has broken out between the government and opposition over planned changes to the Incubator Support initiative, as confusion reigns over the prog...

Digital

Denham Sadler
May 23, 2017
Newly-appointed DTA chief Gavin Slater concedes he has a lot to learn about his new role after an embarrassing first appearance at the Senate estimates where h...

Trade

James Riley
May 23, 2017
The nation’s most important business technology trade fair CeBIT Australia makes a welcome return to Sydney’s CBD this morning after a three year o...

Data Matching

Denham Sadler
May 22, 2017
The government is ploughing ahead with plans to expand the controversial robo-debt program to save nearly $1 billion in a move that the Opposition said will un...

Policy

Denham Sadler
May 22, 2017
US tech giant Wikipedia has launched a large political campaign calling for copyright reform in Australia, reigniting the fiery war between copyright holders a...

RegTech

James Riley
May 22, 2017
Legendary FinTech pioneer and Tyro Payments executive director Jost Stollmann will headline InnovationAus.com ’s RegTech Australia 2017 , the first dee...

Employment

STUART KENNEDY
May 22, 2017
The Labor opposition by way of  Anthony Albanese is attempting to come to terms with mass automation of jobs and the so-called ‘gig’ economy wh...

Exports

Michael Sainsbury
May 19, 2017
Austrade staff were reeling in shock last night after recently-appointed CEO Stephanie Fahey began a major bloodletting at the organisation with three of most ...

Testing

Denham Sadler
May 19, 2017
The Federal Government has agreed to the creation of a new privacy code to apply to the Australian Public Service following a series of high-profile and embarr...

Government

James Riley
May 18, 2017
Federal Labor would continue to press for an independent review of multi-billion dollar increases in Commonwealth spending on information technology, and have ...

Budget Reply

STUART KENNEDY
May 17, 2017
Labor shadow treasurer Chris Bowen put the boot into the Coalition’s innovation credentials during his budget reply speech, accusing Prime Minister Malco...

Cyber

Denham Sadler
May 17, 2017
The global cyber attack that hit more than 200,000 computers across 150 countries last weekend should serve as a wake-up call for the Australian businesses and...

Shame File

Denham Sadler
May 17, 2017
The government’s new “data-driven profiling” method for drug testing welfare recipients risks running into the same issues as its robo-debt t...

Diversity

Beverley Head
May 17, 2017
Katherine Woodthorpe is a remarkable chairman: First, she’s a woman and secondly she’s a scientist – both remain rare at the apex of Australi...

Policy

Michelle Rowland
May 17, 2017
I don’t receive much feedback about Malcolm Turnbull anymore – not at industry events, discussions with stakeholders in the communications sector, ...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
May 16, 2017
The Federal Government “refocusing” of the incubator support program is a “perplexing” move that demonstrates how innovation has fallen...

Budget 2017

James Riley
May 12, 2017
You wouldn’t want to read too much into it, but Bill Shorten’s faux-feisty budget reply last night did nothing to paint a picture of how Labor woul...

Budget 2017

James Riley
May 11, 2017
Federal budget nights really are an expectations game. No-one ever gets everything that they want, and sometimes we get things that we specifically don’t...

Budget 2017

James Riley
May 11, 2017
The Digital Transformation Agency’s $70 million in additional funding includes a substantially expanded cyber security remit and the creation of centrali...

Budget 2017

STUART KENNEDY
May 11, 2017
Support for Australia’s struggling video game industry went missing in the Federal budget and now Green’s Senator Scott Ludlam is on the hunt for t...