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...

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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....

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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 ...
Michael Sainsbury
September 15, 2015
In May 2011, in his final months as Australia’s Ambassador to China, Geoff Raby –one of Australia’ most outspoken diplomats in recent years - delivered the wit...
Graeme Philipson
September 15, 2015
Malcolm Turnbull is offering Australia a different style of leadership. He has promised to be more consultative, more collegiate. Tony Abbott offered the sa...
Paul Cheever
September 15, 2015
I started this week to write a note about conducting corporate innovation programs when I was once again distracted by Mike Baird, in this case, announcing his...
David Havyatt
September 15, 2015
At his first press conference after his successful leadership ballot Mr Turnbull was asked whether he was going to change the economic direction or going to ch...
James Riley
September 15, 2015
If you watched the stylishly gargantuan Apple product launch in San Francisco last week, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Australian game developmen...
David Havyatt
September 15, 2015
Forbes magazine titled a 2013 article Lessons From Uber: Why Innovation And Regulation Don't Mix . It’s a common enough view in innovation circles. Resea...
Michael Sainsbury
September 15, 2015
On the afternoon of September 14, when Malcolm Turnbull made his successful pitch to replace Tony Abbott as Prime Minister, he chose to use Labor’s opposition ...
James Riley
September 14, 2015
The swearing in of Malcolm Turnbull as Australia’s 29th Prime Minister will inevitably bring the powerful technological forces that are re-shaping our economy ...
James Riley
September 14, 2015
Tim Watts is one of the new faces in the Federal Parliament,  having been elected to Nicola Roxon’s old seat of Gellibrand in the ‘Class of 2013.’ He is a brigh...
Graeme Philipson
September 10, 2015
We have been warned for years that cloud computing means business data is not secure. We have also been warned, by Ed Snowden and others, that the long arms of...
Paul Cheever
September 8, 2015
The last month has been interesting in investment markets . Global equity markets not only lost ground, but so with high correlation owing to their universal ex...
Graeme Philipson
September 8, 2015
Australia is about to sign up to a massive new trade deal that virtually nobody knows anything about. It is called the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement...
James Riley
September 8, 2015
Steve Vamos, the former Microsoft Australia managing director and current Telstra board member, tells a story about Bill Gates’ ability to see things that many...
David Havyatt
September 8, 2015
The issue of “digital inclusion” is usually considered to be a matter of social policy. Events at this year’s ACCAN conference Dollars and Bytes – Communicat...
Michael Sainsbury
September 7, 2015
Perhaps the main attraction to Singapore , the city-state pulling out all the stops to become the technology hub of Southeast Asia, is simple: money. Not onl...
James Riley
September 7, 2015
Less than a year after entering the Victorian Parliament as a newbie MP, Philip Dalidakis finds himself with a seat in cabinet as the State’s freshly-minted Sm...
James Riley
September 6, 2015
The chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Rod Sims said some fairly straight-forward things about affordability in the telecommunicati...
David Havyatt
September 2, 2015
New research to be published today concludes that the NBN will result in a 1.8 per cent increase in Australia’s GDP by the mid-2020s. The research paper is ...
James Riley
September 1, 2015
Australian wealth accounting platform innovator, Class Software, was pretty blessed when it was in startup mode. It had access to a client base of high net wor...
Michael Sainsbury
September 1, 2015
Shut your eyes very hard and imagine,  if you can, Tony Abbott saying these words: “ One important advantage which we have which we must take full advantage ...