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Data

Denham Sadler
August 21, 2019
The federal government should treat the personal data of Australians like critical infrastructure, with better protection needed to keep information secure as ...

R&D

Denham Sadler
August 21, 2019
Huawei Australia has been blacklisted by the US government, just weeks after the company drew a line through a $60 million research and development investment ...
Denham Sadler
August 21, 2019
More significant data breaches are “inevitable” until Australian governments engage in an open discussion about the use of de-identified personal d...

FinTech

Denham Sadler
August 21, 2019
The federal government is set to reintroduce its mandatory comprehensive credit reporting legislation after being left stranded in the run-up to the May electi...
James Riley
August 28, 2015
Australia has a new research agency today with the creation of Data61 from the merged interests of Australia’s premier ICT research house NICTA, with the Digit...
James Riley
August 28, 2015
Australia’s shiny new Digital Transformation Office is getting down and dirty in the hipster heartland. The nation’s newest agency is to set up shop inside a b...
James Riley
August 27, 2015
For all the worthiness of the discussion related to the tech sector and entrepreneurialism at the National Reform Summit, it is difficult to see how the mother...
Michael Sainsbury
August 27, 2015
Once upon a time, in the heady days of 1987 when The Bangles, Whitney Houston and Crowded House ruled the pop charts, South Australia was preparing to create a...
James Riley
August 25, 2015
I wish it were otherwise, but it is impossible to cover the innovation sector in Australia without occasionally writing about the National Broadband Network. T...
Elaine McFadden
August 25, 2015
It is fitting that the first High-Growth Focus interview,  a feature that will appear every Wednesday in InnovationAus.com, is with a FinTech company that off...
PAUL CHEEVER
August 25, 2015
I like Chris Richardson; I used to work with him at Access Economics so I have known him and followed his views for some 15 years. He is a very knowledgeable a...
James Riley
August 25, 2015
It’s not often Australia hosts the global CEO of a multinational technology outfit. That changed briefly last week when networking giant Huawei’s chief executi...
David Havyatt
August 25, 2015
Last week’s Science Week highlighted the policy challenge of developing the so-called STEM skills in Australia. Australia’s concern over STEM skills is sh...
James Riley
August 21, 2015
A Western Australian security firm took the top honours at the prestigious Telstra Business Awards in Sydney last night, at an event crowded with tech innovati...
Elaine McFadden
August 20, 2015
The Commonwealth’s Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) scheme is set for a significant funding boost over the next three years, with the tabling of an ind...
James Riley
August 20, 2015
Victor Dominello has been in the job a little over four months as New South Wales’ first Minister for Innovation . He works in a Cabinet where no less than th...
David Havyatt
August 19, 2015
A day after our Federal politicians disputed about whether science policy is only about innovation or includes wider goals, the City of Sydney has taken th...
Michael Sainsbury
August 19, 2015
Australia is facing a skills shortage in the key field of data analytics, amid concerns from incoming CSIRO chief David Thodey that the nation’s education syst...
James Riley
August 19, 2015
The Productivity Commission has been instructed to undertake an investigation into Australia’s intellectual property arrangements, including their effect on in...
By Paul Cheever
August 19, 2015
“Like it or not, innovation is as much about a social and even political event as it is a technology evolution.” This was the closing to last week’s column whi...
David Havyatt
August 18, 2015
In recognition of National Science Week, Industry and Science Minister Ian MacFarlane made a Ministerial Statement ‘ Science and Innovation: Building Australia...
James Riley
August 17, 2015
Kiwi-based cloud accounting wunderkind Xero says aggregated private sector cloud data can be used to help government make better decisions across the economy, ...
Staff Writer
August 17, 2015
InnovationAus.com is delighted to announce that Elaine McFadden has joined the team as Editor and Partnerships Manager. As a journalist and event producer, Ela...
James Riley
August 17, 2015
Australia’s Significant Investor Visa program is short-sighted and undervalues the strength of the Australia-China economic relationship, according to influent...