Trade

September 19, 2019
Australia “cannot afford to turn its back” on the “once in a generation opportunity” on offer from Huawei and other Chinese technology ...

Policy

Denham Sadler
September 19, 2019
The federal government has introduced a right for consumers to have their personal data deleted as part of its controversial Consumer Data Right scheme. The...

AgTech

James Riley
September 19, 2019
Data portability and the application of farmer’s data rights in the agricultural sector will play a large part in reaping the expected $20+ billion rewar...

Identity

Denham Sadler
September 19, 2019
The federal government has begun the process of opening up its digital identity project to the private sector, with hopes the big banks will buy into the contr...

Research

James Riley
September 18, 2019
The Defence Science and Technology unit will fund a consortium of four local universities to work with counterparts in the US on developing a next-generation o...

Identity

Denham Sadler
September 18, 2019
Victoria will be the first state to test the federal government’s controversial national facial recognition database, but access to the biometric data wi...

Management

Denham Sadler
September 18, 2019
Australian boardrooms have not recognised the “urgent need to prioritise innovation” and were lagging the rest of the world in coming to grips with...

Policy

Denham Sadler
September 17, 2019
The legal foundations of the controversial robodebt scheme will be tested in court as part of a new class action lawsuit that will argue the government’s...

Policy

James Riley
September 17, 2019
The federal Industry department has quietly created a new Digital Economy and Technology division within AusIndustry, falling under deputy secretary Elizabeth ...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
September 16, 2019
The federal government needs to step up and stop the exploitation of Australian gig economy workers by global tech companies, the Transport Workers Union has s...

Research

James Riley
September 18, 2019
The Defence Science and Technology unit will fund a consortium of four local universities to work with counterparts in the US on developing a next-generation o...

Identity

Denham Sadler
September 18, 2019
Victoria will be the first state to test the federal government’s controversial national facial recognition database, but access to the biometric data wi...

Management

Denham Sadler
September 18, 2019
Australian boardrooms have not recognised the “urgent need to prioritise innovation” and were lagging the rest of the world in coming to grips with...

Policy

Denham Sadler
September 17, 2019
The legal foundations of the controversial robodebt scheme will be tested in court as part of a new class action lawsuit that will argue the government’s...

Policy

James Riley
September 17, 2019
The federal Industry department has quietly created a new Digital Economy and Technology division within AusIndustry, falling under deputy secretary Elizabeth ...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
September 16, 2019
The federal government needs to step up and stop the exploitation of Australian gig economy workers by global tech companies, the Transport Workers Union has s...

Science

David McClure
September 16, 2019
Like electricity, artificial intelligence (AI) is a general purpose technology that has the potential to drastically alter societies through its impact on econ...

Cybersecurity

Denham Sadler
September 16, 2019
The federal government should make a routine of publicly attributing nation-state cyber attacks rather than leaving it to media leaks, according to ASPI’...
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Policy

Denham Sadler
September 16, 2019
The competition watchdog’s landmark Digital Platforms Inquiry report does not understand the tech industry and has the potential to “adversely im...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
September 16, 2019
A senate committee has been formed to conduct a year-long inquiry into the Australian FinTech and RegTech industries as potential areas for further reform, wit...

Digital

Denham Sadler
September 12, 2019
Tech giants Google and Facebook have accused the Australian competition watchdog of going beyond its remit in its 18-month inquiry into digital platforms, and ...

Policy

Denham Sadler
September 11, 2019
The federal government needs to abandon its “sloppy and dangerous” facial recognition scheme that would impact the freedoms of all Australians, acc...

Digital ID

Denham Sadler
September 11, 2019
The Queensland government has retained the services of American multinational tech firm Unisys to deliver its digital drivers licence scheme, as the identity c...

Policy

Denham Sadler
September 11, 2019
The federal government’s $50 million advanced manufacturing fund for SMEs is now open for business, with grants of up to $1 million on offer for technolo...