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Digital

James Riley
October 17, 2019
On a big day of movements at the digital transformation end of the public sector in Australia, NSW Customer Service secretary Glenn King has left the public se...

TOLA

Denham Sadler
October 17, 2019
A major review into the government’s controversial new encryption powers has been pushed back by nearly six months after the independent security monitor...

Precincts

James Riley
October 17, 2019
The NSW Government is seeking  feedback on its proposed 24-hectare Central Precinct development, and for the first time has made public its rezoning and de...

Science

James Riley
October 17, 2019
A team from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research has taken the top innovation gong at the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science for its ...

Intellectual Property

Denham Sadler
October 16, 2019
The government’s controversial plan to abolish innovation patents has been approved by Parliament, in a move branded “very disappointing” and...

Skilled migration

Denham Sadler
October 16, 2019
The federal government’s controversial plan to privatise parts of the visa processing system would lead to greater data security risks and could adversel...

Public Security

Denham Sadler
October 14, 2019
A public hearing into the federal government’s highly controversial facial recognition database plans has been cancelled at the last minute. The Parli...

Cybersecurity

Denham Sadler
October 14, 2019
The Australian government has a “right to call out” China on cybersecurity attacks and intellectual property theft, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dut...

Creative industries

Jay Grant
October 14, 2019
There has been a tectonic shift in the $200 billion global film industry and it is not being talked about. Digitisation has created three waves of transform...

Cyber Policy

Denham Sadler
October 11, 2019
The federal government must reinstate the position of Minister for Cybersecurity as part of the updated 2020 national Cyber Security Strategy, the Opposition a...
Michael Sainsbury
July 1, 2015
The title of Taiwanese film director Ang Lee’s Shanghai-set thriller Lust, Caution aptly encapsulates the attitude that many Australian companies and entrepr...
Graeme Philipson
June 18, 2015
WikiLeaks has published 17 documents on the proposed Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) being negotiated behind closed doors by the US, the European Union and ...
James Riley
May 28, 2015
Every time a senior delegation arrives in Sydney from China’s economic engine room of Guangdong – and they arrive with increasing frequency – Neville Wran’s st...
James Riley
May 21, 2015
Of all the Budget measures aimed at helping the local startup and innovation sector, the low-profile changes to the Significant Investor Visa program hold the pr...
James Riley
May 18, 2015
You won’t hear them shouting it from the rooftops, but multinational tech companies were the big winners on Budget night, effectively given a free-pass to shift ...
James Riley
April 16, 2015
Macquarie Telecom has given full voice to a serious problem facing local technology companies. That is, the gaming of the global tax system by multinational comp...
James Riley
April 2, 2015
If you take the view that there are no such thing as a challenge, only opportunities, then it is fair to say that government’s new Digital Transformation Office ...
James Riley
March 12, 2015
Malcolm Turnbull’s re-framing of the Coalition economic argument at the Brisbane Club this week was directed at his colleagues as much as to his self-proclaimed ...
James Riley
February 25, 2015
When the Trade Minister’s office leaked details to  The Australian  last week of sugar being added to the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations, the rest of Aus...
James Riley
February 9, 2015
Just like the party-room meeting at Parliament House, there is a very sizeable rump of people within the tech sector who are disappointed that the leadership spi...
James Riley
January 26, 2015
Digital disruption has turned much of the corporate sector on its head in the past ten years, laying waste to jobs in some areas while creating whole new industr...
James Riley
November 24, 2014
Angela Merkel’s visit to NICTA this week was more than a publicity coup for the organisation. The Chancellor’s weighty presence has allowed the organisation to s...
James Riley
November 12, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit next week to Australia’s flagship information technology research agency – NICTA – must surely be causing some discomfort...
James Riley
October 30, 2014
In launching Telstra’s vast ambition to become a major commercial player in the delivery of health services in Australia, David Thodey sounded more like a heal...
James Riley
October 21, 2014
The Australian Government plan to sell a 12-month “pathway to permanent residency” to business migrants for $15 million seems to be a policy at odds with itsel...
James Riley
September 30, 2014
Australian producers are missing huge and growing opportunities in China because they simply do not understand the transformational impact that China-based eCo...
James Riley
September 25, 2014
New South Wales Premier Mike Baird has committed to increasing the state’s research collaboration with partners in China, and wants better integration of techn...
James Riley
September 17, 2014
The federal government is considering a range of tax incentives to encourage more capital to find its way into higher risk investments. But if you’re a local tec...
James Riley
September 12, 2014
It must be nearing crunch-time for the leadership at the nation’s premier information technology research institution NICTA as it faces up to an uncertain fundin...
James Riley
September 10, 2014
Women in jobs that require the study of science , technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) subjects can earn twice the salary of vocational roles that wom...
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