Displaying items by tag: AIIA

The Federal Government has cut another $1.35 billion from its research and development tax incentive over the forward estimates, according to the Budget papers.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Information Industry Association says its members are opposed to the imposition of a template for the proposed consumer data rights regulatory framework that is designed to suit the banking and energy sectors.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Information Industry Association has expressed disappointment that amendments proposed to the encryption law were not passed by Parliament last week.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Information Industry Association has urged the Coalition to boost digital skills, innovation and government IT procurement in this year's Federal Budget.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Information Industry Association has appointed seven new members to its board and also announced the chairpersons for the organisation's state councils.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 10 December 2018 08:29

AIIA appoints Gauci as CEO from Dec 10

Transformation specialist Ron Gauci will take over as the chief executive of the Australian Information Industry Association from Monday, replacing Rob Fitzpatrick.

Published in People Moves

The Australian Information Industry Association has warned that the Federal Government's encryption bill would lead to overseas vendors withdrawing from the Australian market as they would not want their products to be caught in the government's dragnet.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Ireland-based global fintech Priviti has launched in Australia as the country prepares for the imposition of new Open Banking legislation and the Consumer Data Right which require major banks to make data on credit and debit card, deposit and transaction accounts available by July 2019 and mortgages by February 2020.

Published in Data

The Federal Government's draft encryption bill could seriously damage Australia’s — and international — cyber security and, would act contrary to its stated aim of increasing security for Australians, a submission jointly made by the telco industry body Communications Alliance, the Australian Information Industry Association and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association claims.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Peak "digital ecosystem" organisation AIIA has announced its chief executive Rob Fitzpatrick is moving on in November to pursue a new opportunity.

Published in People Moves

Michael Nixon, billed as a teen prodigy, is also the creator of "The Amazing Annoyatron", and has seen his product receive an iAward at the NSW finals event held in Sydney last Thursday.

Published in Home Tech

The Australian Information Industry Association has expressed concerns over changes to the R&D Tax Incentive in the Federal Budget, saying that they could put the brakes on innovation by discouraging companies from local investment.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Government has been urged not to trade off short-term budget savings for the country's long-term prosperity by making changes to the $3 billion R&D Tax Incentive and restricting claims for software R&D.

Published in Government Tech Policy

A number of voices from within the Australian ICT industry have welcomed the federal government’s announced changes to its ICT procurement policy which is targeted at giving SMBs a fairer go at bidding for government contracts.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Information Industry Association, the nation’s “peak member body for the ICT industry”, has welcomed ICT amendments to 457 visas that address “critical skills shortages".

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 10:25

AIIA urges govt to consult on new visa system

Australia's peak ICT industry body has encouraged the federal government to work with it to draft details for the new visa system that will replace 457 visas, pointing out that it was not consulted on the move.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Few Australians have faith that governments at any level can use technology competently to deliver services to the people, a study claims.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 02 February 2017 13:01

Reid joins RIoT

IoT integration specialist RIoT Solutions has appointed Scott Reid as director of smart and connected networks.

Published in People Moves
Friday, 02 September 2016 18:25

Innovation and ideas scoop iAwards

Australian organisations at the forefront of innovation in technology, and some of the country’s best home-grown ideas have been recognised for their achievements in the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) 2016 iAwards.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 10:20

Electronic voting? Not on your life

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has joined the growing throng of calls for Australia to move to electronic voting. And why wouldn’t it? It represents the interests of mostly multinational technology vendors who stand to gain tens and perhaps hundreds of millions from putting such a system in place and then maintaining and upgrading it in perpetuity.

Published in Beerfiles

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