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 ...
James Riley
August 8, 2013
It’s a little known fact, but Australia has world-class expertise in the data science hotspot of machine learning. That’s the pointy end of Big Data. Big ...
James Riley
August 7, 2013
There are a variety of government programs aimed at raising the business profile of technology startups. This support, from state and federal governments, ranges...
James Riley
August 2, 2013
If you were searching for a world-class innovation policy to drive productivity and growth across the economy, the Business Council of Australia is probably not ...
James Riley
July 31, 2013
The nation’s Chief Scientist Ian Chubb has been busy. He has been talking up the need for a national strategy on improving STEM capabilities in Australia since...
James Riley
July 30, 2013
As incredible as it sounds for a country as successful in the startup sector as Israel, the country’s low productivity and the slow uptake of technology by gover...
James Riley
July 30, 2013
Australian industry will continue to suffer shortages of work-ready ICT graduates if employers don’t invest more in the education process, according to the  Aust...
James Riley
July 29, 2013
The Australian Workplace and Productivity Agency’s  ICT Workforce Study  has sunk without a trace. Which is a shame. It is a serious piece of work that deserves ...
James Riley
July 24, 2013
New numbers released by the Department of Immigration show continued strong interest in the Significant Investor Visa program, which has now attracted more than ...
James Riley
July 19, 2013
The PwC report on ‘ The Startup Economy ‘ that has been floating around the innovation sector is a cracking read. It is slightly crazy in its heroic assumption...
James Riley
July 15, 2013
The startup sector’s relentless pursuit of a bigger chunk of Australia’s superannuation funds is a bit like Herman Melville’s hunt for a great white whale. Ho...
James Riley
July 12, 2013
Everyone has an opinion about Mike Quigley’s performance as the founding CEO of the NBN Company. No-one seems shy about sharing their view. So here’s my two-bits...
James Riley
July 9, 2013
The  Australian Workplace and Productivity Agency  today released a report that outlines in detail what the industry has long known: That Australia produces too ...
James Riley
July 1, 2013
Anthony Albanese is one of this parliament’s best performers, always on the front-foot and always scrapping. The new Prime Minister’s decision to give him Commun...
James Riley
June 25, 2013
Let’s move responsibility for the tech sector away from the oily-rag end of industry policy once and for all. It must surely be time for ICT industry developm...
James Riley
June 24, 2013
There is a flood of investment money heading to Australia from high net worth individuals seeking permanent residency in this country through a special new class...