GUEST OPINION by Danny Lessem CEO ELMO Software: Australian tech solutions can facilitate the next step in reopening the economy through secure information sharing of employees’ COVID-19 vaccination and test status between Government, business and the tech sector.
The Australian Centre for Field Robotics has announced the appointment of Professor Ian Manchester as its new director.
Telecoms industry peak body Communications Alliance has welcomed the push by the Federal Parliament’s security committee to “rein in” the sweeping new hacking powers proposed to be handed to national security agencies under the Identify and Disrupt Bill.
Australian energy company and smart energy innovator carbonTRACK has secured a share of $25.1 million in innovation funding to accelerate the commercialisation of its energy management technology.
The Federal Government has announced the expansion of Australia’s fast charging network for battery electric vehicles (EVs) by providing funding for new chargers across metropolitan and regional Australia to drive uptake of electrtic vehicles (EVs) and support consumer choice.
It's a busy time for rural, regional and remote telco Field Solutions Group (FSG). The company has secured three financial awards under the Federal Government's mobile black spot program to run the first neutral host radio access trial, to provide another 15 towers, and to trial domestic roaming.
The Director of the Sydney Institute of Agriculture and Soil Science Professor Alexander McBratney has been appointed to the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee (ERAC) for a period of three years.
The Federal Government has appointed Katherine Vidgen to the board of the Clean Energy Regulator for a period of three years.
Australia's managers consistently overrate both their own — and their organisation's — efficacy at engaging and recognising the value of employees, according to a new study commissioned by Achievers, the progressive choice for employee voice and recognition solutions that accelerate a culture of performance.
Volunteer group Australian Parents for Climate Action has urged the NSW Government to reject Snowy Hydro’s proposal to build a $600 million gas power plant in Kurri Kurri; and instead asks the NSW Government to support the manufacturing of solar panels in the Hunter Valley.
ASX-listed Nitro Software, a firm that had its origins in Melbourne and offers a service to create, edit and sign PDFs and digital documents, has begun a campaign it says will make electronic signatures a permanent feature of the Australian business landscape.
The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), has welcomed the Labor Party’s Startup Year policy, recognising what it says is the incredible potential Australia’s ICT industry has to grow and develop Australia’s economy.
The Federal Government has announced $745,920 in new funding for Western Sydney University to establish the Cybersecurity Aid Centre to train and support small business with Cyber Incident Response.
Macquarie Telecom Group has appointed the former head of the Australian Defence Force Information Warfare division, Maj Gen Marcus Thompson AM PhD, as part of its newly-established federal government advisory board.
More than 80 projects funded under the Regional Connectivity Program will provide people in Regional Australia access to improved broadband services and data delivering fast, affordable and reliable connectivity.
Australia’s telcos have urged the Federal Government to to do further work on the Sylvan Review’s recommendations for improving funding of financial counselling.
Two of Australia’s new space pioneers, Queensland rocket manufacturer Gilmour Space Technologies, and South Australian nanosatellite manufacturer for the Internet of Things (IoT) Fleet Space Technologies, are joining forces to launch small satellites to orbit.
The Federal Government has given a grant of $2.7 million to Skill Finder, the digital micro-skills marketplace developed by the Australian technology industry.
Data centre solutions provider NextDC has launched NEXTneutral, its new data centre carbon neutrality program.
Veteran telecommunications consultant Paul Budde has summed up Tuesday's events in the stoush between the digital platforms and the Federal Government in a rather pithy way: "Facebook stays, everybody is happy. but nothing has changed."
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