Policy

Denham Sadler
May 21, 2018
The Greens have thrown down the gauntlet on the gig economy , placing pressure on the government and Opposition to back new regulations to ensure minimum wage a...

Policy

James Riley
May 21, 2018
Wyatt Roy is again being mentioned in dispatches with his old Queensland seat of Longman in play, courtesy of the federal parliament’s citizenship drama....

Trade

Stuart Kennedy
May 21, 2018
Delegates at the recent ASEAN-Australia Business Summit 2018 have reported on how Australia can better engage with its $2.7 trillion trading partner. ASEAN ...

Black Economy

Aimee Chanthadavong
May 21, 2018
The Turnbull government has released a consultation paper outlining how it plans to strengthen the Commonwealth’s procurement processes so that “co...
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TelcoLand

Mark Gregory
May 21, 2018
Telstra and NBN Co have both posted poor performance figures in recent weeks and if NBN Co was a listed company its share price would be mirroring the spectacu...

The Establishment

Beverley Head
May 18, 2018
The Ethics Centre is testing a framework designed to steer business decision-making around innovation and invention, in a bid to ensure that in the race to tra...

Software

Aimee Chanthadavong
May 18, 2018
Australia chief scientist Alan Finkel has proposed an agreed set of ethical standards for artificial intelligence be imposed on companies to protect consumers ...

Budget 2018

Denham Sadler
May 17, 2018
The federal budget did not provide a clear direction or funding path for future of work issues in preparing the Australian workforce for digital disruption, ac...

CyberSecurity

Stuart Kennedy
May 17, 2018
The Turnbull government’s slow off the blocks Joint Cyber Security Centre program will hoist its flag in Hobart and Darwin, as Federal cyber czar Alastai...

Research

Denham Sadler
May 17, 2018
The federal government has detailed its $2 billion, 12-year national research infrastructure investment plan, marking the “next step of the innovation an...

StartupLand

Denham Sadler
May 17, 2018
Anger is growing over “farcical” delays to passing the equity crowdfunding bill that would extend the regime to private Australian companies, with ...

Education

Denham Sadler
May 16, 2018
The federal government has outlined how it will spend $4.5 million to encourage more women and girls to pursue a career in STEM, with funding going towards a 1...
ANDREW RYAN
May 16, 2018
The cyber security threat landscape is changing faster than businesses and their security teams can keep up. The challenge is compounded by the a genuine skill...

Policy

Stuart Kennedy
May 16, 2018
Federal government agency attitudes around cloud computing security have flipped from negative to positive in just three years according to a new survey of 45 ...

Digital

Beverley Head
May 16, 2018
NSW Finance Minister Victor Dominello has put the state's 128 local councils on notice that they will in future be required to provide real time updates about ...

Budget 2018

Stuart Kennedy
May 14, 2018
Australia’s science and innovation community has been dudded by the Coalition’s 2018 budget reform of the R&D Tax Incentive scheme, with much l...

Space

Denham Sadler
May 14, 2018
Australia’s national space agency will be up and running from July, but the federal government is yet to decide where it will be based as concerns over i...

Research

Aimee Chanthadavong
May 14, 2018
Data61 has opened the doors to its new Immersive Environments Lab to focus on research and develop in augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and 3D web ...

Policy

Denham Sadler
May 14, 2018
While the government’s unveiling of a framework and timeline for an opening scheme marked an important milestone, the hard work is still to come, UK Bank...

Renewables

Denham Sadler
May 14, 2018
If Australia had a more consistent energy policy, Vivid Technology’s strategy to commercialise its technology might have had a different outcome. The ...

Budget 2018

Denham Sadler
May 10, 2018
FinTechs left disappointed by a lack of further open banking announcements in Tuesday’s budget only had to wait until the next day for the big reveal. ...

Privacy

Denham Sadler
May 10, 2018
The Senate has passed a Greens motion calling on the government to bring Australia’s “woefully inadequate” privacy laws into line with Europe...

Budget 2018

Denham Sadler
May 10, 2018
This week’s federal budget confirmed that government had rejected its own innovation agenda, while changes to the R&D scheme may force early-stage te...

Budget 2018

Aimee Chanthadavong
May 10, 2018
Treasurer Scott Morrison's budget speech did not directly mention the Innovation and Science Australia 2030 Strategic Plan, but the Budget papers do partially ...