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Policy

James Riley
April 18, 2019
Freshly-minted NSW customer service minister Victor Dominello will impose mandated digital designs and data architectures across government departments in orde...

Policy

Denham Sadler
April 18, 2019
Government’s failure to pass the Consumer Data Right legislation before the May election could lead to further delays to the rollout of the open banking ...

Cyber Security

Denham Sadler
April 18, 2019
The federal government has rejected a recommendation to make the Australian Signals Directorate’s “baseline” Essential Eight cyber mitigation...

Government

Denham Sadler
April 17, 2019
The most significant shift in the Victorian government’s IT infrastructure in more than a decade will be completed by the end of the year. State-owned...
Paul Cheever
September 23, 2015
A little while ago I had a social conversation with a corporate executive who advised his company had an innovation program but it didn’t seem to click.  As he s...
James Riley
September 22, 2015
In this exclusive interview, freshly-minted Assistant Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy told InnovationAus.com that he will host a weekend 'government hackatho...
Michael Sainsbury
September 22, 2015
Australia’s former Ambassador to China Geoff Raby is now chairman of Australian technology firm Smartrans Ltd amongst a raft of other, mainly China related, bo...
David Havyatt
September 22, 2015
InnovationAus.com foreshadowed two candidates for the Communications portfolio ; and one of them was successful. Senator Fifield comes with the background ...
Beverley Head
September 22, 2015
The appointment of five women to Malcolm Turnbull’s Cabinet should send a strong signal about diversity to the tech sector. Besides retaining the highly reg...
David Havyatt
September 21, 2015
Prime Minister Turnbull has announced his new Ministry , and in doing so continued his charm offensive. Referring to his Government as a 21st century one was ...
James Riley
September 20, 2015
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made good on his promise of putting innovation at the heart of his economic narrative, moving key chunks of government’s di...
James Riley
September 19, 2015
Our new Prime Minister is being publicly attacked by sections of the technology sector for postponing a trade delegation to Silicon Valley that was due to star...
Michael Sainsbury
September 17, 2015
In what we now know were the dying days of the Abbott government, the former Prime Minister’s all powerful chief of staff Peta Credlin, was laying plans to try...
Elaine McFadden
September 17, 2015
A once burgeoning sector, the video games development industry has suffered harsh decline in recent years with international competitors poaching talent, while...
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...