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  • Victorian student creates technology aimed to prevent household fires

    Thursday 22 November 2018

    WHEN bushfires forced Lucas Harris’s parents to evacuate their cropping farm in central Victoria, an idea was sparked that has taken the young Victoria University student to some unexpected places.

  • R&D advisory no longer meets

    Wednesday 21 November 2018

    The advisory body set up by the government to steer the Research and Development Tax Incentive has not met for more than 18 months, despite making major changes to the scheme during this time.

  • Australian universities are not producing enough IT talent

    Tuesday 20 November 2018

    As figures reveal Australia’s shortage of IT graduates, the technology industry weighs in on how a dearth of skills sets is affecting them

  • Government's IT funding model is broken, says NSW CIO

    Tuesday 13 November 2018

    NSW's government chief information and digital officer Greg Wells is preparing to make big changes to the state's outdated government IT funding model that could result in the creation of a digital investment fund.

  • Latest Construction Management Tools From Tenderfield

    Monday 5 November 2018

    Australian company, Tenderfield Construction Software, has released its brand-new mark-up tools that allow contractors to collaborate on their construction plans and add marked-up drawings to construction notices. The company has also implemented BIM & CAD file viewing capabilities that can be used on any smart device.

  • AIIA’s US trade delegation delivers best-practice insights on digital transformation from world-leading tech companies

    Wednesday 31 October 2018

    The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), the peak member body for the ICT industry, undertook an 11-day trade delegation across the US with the Minister for Human Services and Digital Transformation, the Hon. Michael Keenan, and 23 AIIA members and industry delegates*, representing startups, SMEs and large multi-nationals earlier this month.

  • AIIA highlights concern over Encryption Bill’s impact for Australian tech companies, large and small

    Friday 26 October 2018

    The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), the peak member body for the ICT industry, wishes to highlight its concern regarding the Assistance and Access Bill 2018 in its current form, and the effect this proposed legislation may have on multi-national and Australian technology companies, large and small, that will be providing services in Australia and will be captured by the Bill.

  • Overwhelming majority of Aussies oppose encryption bill: survey

    Thursday 25 October 2018

    Pixabay A survey of 4039 Australians has found that nearly 85% of them are deeply worried by the Federal Government's proposed encryption bill, which was introduced in Parliament by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on 20 September.

  • New DTA chief aims to prove a ‘start-up’ can be effective inside the public service

    Thursday 25 October 2018

    The Digital Transformation Agency’s third permanent chief executive wants it to be “a start-up that operates effectively in government” and acknowledges it still has to work to do convincing people it is up to the job.

  • Australians deeply concerned over decryption Bill

    Thursday 25 October 2018

    Nearly three-quarters (74.2%) of Australians are concerned that the government’s proposed decryption Bill would weaken the security of their sensitive personal information, including healthcare and banking data.

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