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China influence

ANDREW COLLEY
June 14, 2018
The federal government’s decision to jointly fund a $200 million undersea cable linking the Solomon Islands and Australia that freezes out initial contra...

TelcoLand

Andrew Colley
June 14, 2018
The federal government’s decision to jointly fund a $200 million undersea cable linking the Solomon Islands and Australia – a move that has seen Ch...

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 ...

Policy

Mark Gregory
May 4, 2018
A decision whether Chinese telecommunication companies will be prevented from selling telecommunications equipment in the United States is expected soon. Th...

Security

Stuart Kennedy
April 17, 2018
As Russia gets pinged throughout the western world for going rogue on cyber, Australia’s freshly minted Cyber Ambassador has called for greater internati...

Trade

Aimee Chanthadavong
April 16, 2018
If the Australian advanced manufacturing sector can’t get itself fully integrated into global supply chains it is in for a rough ride, a new report has f...

Software

Stuart Kennedy
April 12, 2018
Thales is hiring up developers for its Australian programming centre to help build an ambitious air traffic control system that will cover 11 per cent of the g...

Policy

James Riley
April 5, 2018
Australia is on the horns of an artificial intelligence dilemma just like the rest of the planet. But while our business leaders have begun to turn their atten...

Trade

Stuart Kennedy
March 28, 2018
One of Australia’s Landing Pads will have to lift off again as it searches for new digs. Austrade’s southeast asia Landing Pad in Singapore is l...

AgriTech

Aimee Chanthadavong
March 26, 2018
There has never been a more opportunistic time to be an Australian cattle farmer exporting to China: At least that’s what Borderless Cattle is telling th...

Govt digital delivery

DENHAM SADLER
June 18, 2018
A senate report into the federal government's delivery of IT services will be handed down on Tuesday in the wake of another troubled tech project being shut do...

Driverless cars

AIMEE CHANTHADAVONG
June 18, 2018
The NSW government has announced it will set aside $10 million as part of the state budget, which will announced on Tuesday, to expand trials of driverless car...

Government

Denham Sadler
June 15, 2018
A $90 million government biometrics project run by NEC Australia has been scrapped following continual delays, an overblown budget and the prospects of an audi...

Biometrics

DENHAM SADLER
June 14, 2018
An investigation has been launched into the suspended biometrics project that NEC Australia was doing for the Australian Crime Intelligence Commission. The ...

CSIRO

AIMEE CHANTHADAVONG
June 14, 2018
‘C’ is for collaboration and commercialisation: two things Australia is miserably failing in, even though our science and research is top notch, ac...

Gig economy

DENHAM SADLER
June 14, 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched legal proceedings against food delivery giant Foodora in what will be a major test case for the under-fire gig economy in ...

Space

DENHAM SADLER
June 14, 2018
While the states are gearing up for the competition to host the newly-established space agency, support for the emerging space sector has provided a rare momen...

Space

James Riley
June 14, 2018
Australia is late to the party in relation to the space sector, according to the newly-appointed Australian Government space tsar Megan Clark, but we’ve ...

China influence

ANDREW COLLEY
June 14, 2018
The federal government’s decision to jointly fund a $200 million undersea cable linking the Solomon Islands and Australia that freezes out initial contra...

Space

DENHAM SADLER
June 14, 2018
Victoria has thrown its hat in the ring to host the Australian Space Agency, with the state government playing on its advanced manufacturing and science creden...

TelcoLand

Andrew Colley
June 14, 2018
The federal government’s decision to jointly fund a $200 million undersea cable linking the Solomon Islands and Australia – a move that has seen Ch...

Biometrics

DENHAM SADLER
June 12, 2018
The federal government’s digital verification plans are in disarray after the national crime intelligence commission’s troubled biometrics project ...

Quantum

STUART KENNEDY
June 12, 2018
Quantum computing is occupying the minds of many crack research teams both here and around the globe, but after a long and over-hyped gestation the technology ...

QLD

AIMEE CHANTHADAVONG
June 12, 2018
Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad’s first state budget since she was shuffled into the role at the end of last year has revealed the state government is r...

NBN

MARK GREGORY
June 8, 2018
In a submission to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the National Broadband Network inquiry into the NBN in regional and remote areas, the WA government has...

Science

Aimee Chanthadavong
June 8, 2018
Innovation and Science Australia’s 2030 Report recently proposed a ‘National Mission’ on focused on genomic research that had the ultimate ai...

CyberSecurity

James Riley
June 7, 2018
The Australian Signals Directorate is already taking heavy fire for a perception that Microsoft was not required to meet the same stringent security criteria...

Growth centres

Denham Sadler
June 6, 2018
The government is spending $450,000 on a new two-month communications campaign for its industry growth centres after a survey found there was a “low awar...

Digital rights

Denham Sadler
June 6, 2018
The Federal government’s assertions that its new encryption-cracking legislation won’t create a backdoor in encrypted communications is “ludi...

R&D

James Riley
June 6, 2018
Entrepreneurs and scientists share optimism as a common and defining trait and so it is quite likely that Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel –...
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