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Govt closes door on hydrogen cars

Hydrogen fuel cell cars face an uphill battle in Australia with the government ruling out a major role for the technology in decarbonising the transport sector. Released on Tuesday...

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NSW to get separate digital inclusion strategy

The New South Wales government will create a separate digital inclusion strategy to complement the state's forthcoming digital strategy, with work now underway on a framework to help...

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Not an ‘excessive punt’: Sovereign AI price tag revealed

Australia could develop a sovereign AI capability for around $100 million in compute costs, experts claimed on Tuesday, as the federal government’s lack of support for the local...

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Incubator opens $50m funding round to focus the mind

A national BioTech incubator backed by the Medical Research Future Fund has launched its first funding round for innovative health technologies that promise to improve the lives of...

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How trusted enterprise AI can drive the next economic boom 

There’s a significant body of research which predicts the Australian economy will be boosted by artificial intelligence. The Kingston AI Group predict the economy will grow by...

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Watchdog warning on data brokers’ risky business

Data brokering threatens to harm consumers and competition, the ACCC has warned after taking a closer look at a murky industry that stretches from Big Tech to local government. The...

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AI submission summaries not up to snuff, ASIC finds

Australia’s corporate regulator will not implement AI technology to read and summarise hundreds of submissions to public consultations after a trial found the machine summaries were...

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CSIRO chief scientist moves to UNSW

CSIRO chief scientist Bronwyn Fox is stepping down to become the University of New South Wales' new deputy vice-chancellor for research and enterprise from mid-July. Professor Fox...