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Space

James Riley
September 22, 2019
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has committed an additional $150 million over five years to underwrite Australia’s participation in the United States led p...

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...
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...
James Riley
August 17, 2015
The Senate committee investigating corporate tax avoidance will this week recommend changes to government procurement processes aimed at levelling the playing ...
Michael Sainsbury
August 12, 2015
Incoming CSIRO chairman and former Telstra chief executive David Thodey has called for a national policy framework and agenda for the technology sector that en...