Civic Nation Insights

Civic Nation 2018

Seamus Byrne
November 21, 2018
The issues paper from InnovationAus.com ’s Civic Nation 2018 roundtable on National Identity & Cybersecurity has been released for download here , ex...

Civic Nation 2018

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 21, 2018
Data management and regulation issues in the Australian government sector were all key discussion points at the Data and Analytics Policy Strategy Session held a...

Civic Nation 2018

Seamus Byrne
November 21, 2018
The issues paper from InnovationAus.com ’s Civic Nation 2018 roundtable on Connected Communities & Gig Cities is now available for download , explori...

Civic Nation 2018

Aimee Chanthadavong
November 20, 2018
Artificial Intelligence ethical and legal frameworks, together with the struggle for local industry growth, were all key talking points at the AI Policy Strat...

Civic Nation

James Riley
September 14, 2018
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has joined the program at the innovation and social policy summit Civic Nation to deliver the opening keynote address....

Civic Nation

James Riley
August 6, 2018
Seattle-based billionaire entrepreneur, author and venture capitalist Nick Hanauer will deliver a keynote address to InnovationAus.com ’s Civic Nation ...

Space

Denham Sadler
March 18, 2019
The federal government has pledged an additional $12 million to the local space sector, with a new mission control centre and education facility to be establis...

Skills

Seamus Byrne
March 18, 2019
Girl Geek Academy and Film Victoria are collaborating to launch a Games Career Incubator, offering 25 women and non-binary creators at the early stage of their...

ISA

Aimee Chanthadavong
March 15, 2019
Innovation and Science Australia’s (ISA) recently appointed chairman Andrew Stevens has plans to shift the organisation’s focus on industry R&D...

Forum

James Riley
March 14, 2019
A coalition of tech sector business leaders and industry groups have come together at the eleventh hour to voice concerns to government about its controversial...

Regional development

James Riley
March 13, 2019
There has been a shocking number of research reports and reviews aimed at improving the performance of rural R&D and boosting regional innovation ecosystem...

Policy

Seamus Byrne
March 13, 2019
CSIRO chairman and business leader David Thodey has called out Australia's urgent need to better prepare for a volatile and uncertain future in a speech that a...

NSW Election

Aimee Chanthadavong
March 13, 2019
A future NSW Labor Government said it would appoint the state’s first chief entrepreneur and establish a new unit called Enterprise NSW as part of a comm...

Platforms

Denham Sadler
March 13, 2019
Google should be broken up to “clearly and effectively address the harm caused” by the tech behemoth, according to Australia’s biggest media ...

Policy

Denham Sadler
March 13, 2019
Just eight visas have been issued in two and a half years under a federal government scheme set up to “attract and retain the best and brightest entrepre...

Venture Funding

Adrian Herbert
March 13, 2019
The Australian venture capital sector is gradually attracting more local investment but not enough from the most significant source, institutional investors.&n...

Research

Seamus Byrne
March 12, 2019
News of a new breakthrough in silicon-based quantum computing through a collaboration between UNSW and University of Sydney puts a spotlight on the NSW Governm...

Science

Aimee Chanthadavong
March 12, 2019
CSIRO's Data61 has invested more than $3 million to open a new purpose-built robotics and autonomous system research facility in Brisbane with hopes it will se...

Data Rights

Denham Sadler
March 11, 2019
Treasury department officials have hit back at suggestions the government showed "complete disdain" for the consultation process while developing the Consumer ...

Industry Metrics

Denham Sadler
March 11, 2019
The federal government has opened up consultations on the development of the "next generation of innovation indicators" that will be used to develop new polici...

Industry Policy

Don Scott-Kemmis
March 11, 2019
Microsoft was founded in 1975, and Apple and Genentech in 1976. This strong signal of a shift in the locus of innovation away from large firms – like IBM...

State Policy

Aimee Chanthadavong
March 7, 2019
The South Australia government has embraced wholesale changes proposed in a root and branch review of the state’s industry policies as part of an ambitio...

Election 2019

Denham Sadler
March 7, 2019
Australia’s wages system needs to be "renovated" to help prepare for technology change, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said, as he positioned the upcomin...

Growth Centres

James Riley
March 7, 2019
It is a challenging time right now to be an Australian cyber security company following the passage of the controversial encryption legislation last year. The ...

Venture Capital

Denham Sadler
March 7, 2019
American tech giant Salesforce has launched a $70 million-plus venture capital fund in Australia, but funding will only go towards startups in the company's ow...

Apple

Denham Sadler
March 7, 2019
Melbourne City Council has rejected Apple’s "completely undercooked" application to demolition part of Federation Square to make way for a "global flagsh...