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Denham Sadler
November 13, 2019
The federal government’s proposed Medicare data-matching scheme is too broad and would bring with it a range of privacy risks, according to the NSW Counc...


Michael Steinmann
November 13, 2019
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) recently confirmed the first version of a framework for a new federated identity credential known as ‘TrustID&rsquo...


November 13, 2019
The World Trade Organisation must player a stronger role on issues of e-commerce and the digital economy, with Australia facing “significant challenges&r...


James Riley
November 12, 2019
Australia’s tech accelerator focused entirely on women entrepreneurs SheStarts will almost certainly be wound-up once its third cohort complete their pit...
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...