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Opportunity: Women in the public versus private sectors

Quantum theory speaks about the ‘observer effect’ – a phenomenon where the act of observation changes what is being observed. The InnovationAus Counterpoint series in partnership with Verizon has...

Digitising NSW elections would be ‘easy’: Dominello

The New South Wales government will look at digitising state elections, with its Minister for Digital Victor Dominello describing the switch to online voting as “easy”, despite experts warning...

Robyn Denholm to deliver inaugural InnovationAus Awards keynote

Electric car and renewable energy giant Tesla’s global chair Robyn Denholm will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural InnovationAus 2021 Awards for Excellence, at a black-tie discotheque-themed gala...

Nearly no detail on McKinsey, BCG ‘research papers’ contracts

The minister responsible for government technology has declined to provide almost any detail on lucrative contracts awarded by his Digital Transformation Agency to global consultancies McKinsey and Boston Consulting...

Govt plows ahead with medical research fund cap

The federal government is plowing ahead with its plan to cap the amount of money the Medical Research Future Fund dishes out each year, with the Opposition slamming the proposal...

Cryptocurrency is no fad, so get prepared: Jane Hume

Cryptocurrency is not a fad and the federal government can’t be fearful of new innovations in the space, according to Digital Economy Minister Jane Hume. In a speech to...

Where to start: Personalisation in the Public Sector

Partner content: It’s often not thought that digital personalisation on the web can be applied to public sector agencies and departments. However, expectations of the citizen services that public...

Australian tech leaders to run Sydney innovation precincts

The Tech Central and Westmead Health and Innovation Districts have new leaders, with the Greater Sydney Commission announcing Annie Parker and Liza Noonan as respective executive directors of the...

Marise Payne outlines nation’s ‘red lines’ on tech

Dangerous disinformation and “arbitrary incursions on liberties” are the technology red lines that Australia won’t allow to be crossed, according to Foreign Affairs minister Marise Payne. On Friday she...

Great Wrap launches compostable catering wrap

Compostable stretch kitchen wrap business Great Wrap has launched its Australian-made compostable catering wrap for businesses across the country. Made from food waste, Great Wrap initially launched a domestic...

University of Adelaide opens new AI centre

The University of Adelaide’s new artificial intelligence centre in Lot Fourteen has officially launched, aiming to train the next generation of machine learning experts and launch new startups. The...