Election 2019

Election Podcast: Daniel Petre

Election Podcast: Daniel Petre

James Riley
April 23, 2019

AI

Labor AI centre set for Melbourne

Labor AI centre set for Melbourne

Denham Sadler
April 23, 2019

Election 2019

James Riley
April 23, 2019
Former Innovation and Science Australia board member and tech industry veteran Daniel Petre has offered a withering assessment of the federal government’...

AI

Denham Sadler
April 23, 2019
Labor’s planned $4 million national centre of excellence for artificial intelligence will be based in Melbourne, with the Opposition turning its attentio...

Election 2019

April 23, 2019
The federal government has committed $100 million over five years for a fund providing "patient capital" to Australian small and medium businesses in a move th...

Election 2019

Denham Sadler
April 23, 2019
Labor will crack down on the skilled visa scheme if it wins the upcoming election, but has moved to reassure the tech sector that this will not impact efforts ...

Digital

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 23, 2019
Australia’s former ambassador to Israel and Liberal candidate for the Sydney seat of Wentworth, Dave Sharma says Australia’s Department of Foreign ...

Policy

James Riley
April 18, 2019
Freshly-minted NSW customer service minister Victor Dominello will impose mandated digital designs and data architectures across government departments in orde...

Policy

Denham Sadler
April 18, 2019
Government’s failure to pass the Consumer Data Right legislation before the May election could lead to further delays to the rollout of the open banking ...

Cyber Security

Denham Sadler
April 18, 2019
The federal government has rejected a recommendation to make the Australian Signals Directorate’s “baseline” Essential Eight cyber mitigation...

Government

Denham Sadler
April 17, 2019
The most significant shift in the Victorian government’s IT infrastructure in more than a decade will be completed by the end of the year. State-owned...

Digital

Denham Sadler
April 17, 2019
The Australian Digital Council has met for the last time before the federal election and a significant shake-up of its membership. The council, formed last ...

Digital

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 23, 2019
Australia’s former ambassador to Israel and Liberal candidate for the Sydney seat of Wentworth, Dave Sharma says Australia’s Department of Foreign ...

Policy

James Riley
April 18, 2019
Freshly-minted NSW customer service minister Victor Dominello will impose mandated digital designs and data architectures across government departments in orde...

Policy

Denham Sadler
April 18, 2019
Government’s failure to pass the Consumer Data Right legislation before the May election could lead to further delays to the rollout of the open banking ...

Cyber Security

Denham Sadler
April 18, 2019
The federal government has rejected a recommendation to make the Australian Signals Directorate’s “baseline” Essential Eight cyber mitigation...

Government

Denham Sadler
April 17, 2019
The most significant shift in the Victorian government’s IT infrastructure in more than a decade will be completed by the end of the year. State-owned...

Digital

Denham Sadler
April 17, 2019
The Australian Digital Council has met for the last time before the federal election and a significant shake-up of its membership. The council, formed last ...

Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 17, 2019
With the federal government now in caretaker mode ahead of the May poll, the Department of Industry has quietly shelved the public release of its Industry Grow...

Election 2019

Denham Sadler
April 15, 2019
The federal election campaign has officially kicked off, and it’s already clear that the tech sector will not feature in the prominent way it did during ...
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Skills

Denham Sadler
April 15, 2019
The Opposition will make a major election pitch at human capital and skills to address looming technological change, the shadow treasurer flagged in his speech...

Electric vehicles

Denham Sadler
April 15, 2019
A toxic scare campaign surrounding electric vehicles in the first week of the federal election campaign “flies in the face of fact” and risks seein...

Transport

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 15, 2019
Virgin Hyperloop One hopes to get its hyperloop services up and running for passengers before the end of 2030. To many, this is an ambitious goal. But for t...

Space

Denham Sadler
April 15, 2019
A new $110 million smart satellites Cooperative Research Centre will be the "engine room" for the Australian space sector and help local companies take on the ...

Policy

James Riley
April 11, 2019
The David Thodey-led industry growth agency Jobs for NSW has been moved into a new Business and Economic Development Unit within the state’s Treasury por...

Privacy

James Riley
April 11, 2019
A funding boost for the Office of the Information Commissioner in this year’s budget would be used to underwrite new responsibilities, rather than addres...