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Saturday, 11 June 2022 15:20

A cyber secure future with 2022 Labor win

GUEST OPINION: Cybersecurity incidents continue to plague Australian organisations with malicious attacks increasing in size, scope and sophistication. Alarmingly, each one exposes sensitive critical infrastructure to risks and has the potential to cause significant disruption to essential services - costing the Australian government billions of dollars. Against the backdrop of a burgeoning cyber threat landscape, the need to better protect our public and private sector organisations is crystal clear, as is the urgency with which we must produce the local skills to support that need.

Published in Guest Opinion

Australian in-space transportation and logistics startup Space Machines Company (SMC), has secured the support of SpaceX as a launch partner to carry its Optimus Orbital Transfer Vehicle (OTV) to space as part of its April 2023 mission.

Published in Space

Australia's news media bargaining code is being reviewed after its first year of operation, but the Federal Government has signalled that it will not force any company that has not adhered to the requirements of the code to do so.

Published in Open Sauce

“It’s now or never”: new IPCC report issues warning to governments to speed up renewables transition

Australia and the Federal Government have come under fire over lack of action in respnse to climate change in the wake of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) releasing its landmark Working Group III report - Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change - compiled by thousands of scientists over the past eight years.

Published in Climate

COMPANY NEWS: Leading advisory and technology solutions provider, Atturra today announced a new strategic partnership with Pursuit Technology, one of Australia's fastest-growing HR technology companies and the incumbent LMS provider to over 80% of federal government departments in Australia.

Published in Company News

The Federal Government has revealed a plan to place GPS trackers on high-risk domestic and family violence perpetrators across Australia. This follows a trial in Tasmania which was regarded as highly successful.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Federal Government has been urging State Governments to start doing e-invoicing to benefit small business owners and one Western Australian government department has responded.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

Telecoms industry peak body Communications Alliance has called for the Federal Government to undertake a regulatory impact assessment of the costs and benefits flowing from its decision today to designate telecommunications as an industry sector that will be subject to the Consumer Data Right (CDR) regime.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australia’s tech industry peak body the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has called on the Federal Government to ensure that visas for skilled ICT professionals are prioritised to address Australia’s significant shortages of skilled workers as the country’s borders reopen.

Published in Government Tech Policy

GUEST RESEARCH: A new study has revealed almost half of Australians (48%) won’t work for a business that doesn’t address climate change while seven out of eight Australians think businesses need to do more to take action on climate change. 

Published in ResearchWire
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 18:55

Palo Alto welcomes Government ransomware crackdown

The Federal Government today announced a major multi-agency operation to combat cyber attacks on Australian entities. Palo Alto networks says this is welcomed and focuses on important key themes.

Published in Security

Local government councils representing more than two million Australians have called on the Federal Government to commit to strong, unified action on climate change, ahead of the UN Climate Conference COP26 in November.

Published in Climate

GUEST OPINION: The recent Zero Emissions Day (21 September) marked the day for us to reflect on what we can better do to reduce harmful carbon emissions and find more sustainable solutions in our ways of life.

Published in Guest Opinion

Ten ‘innovative’ manufacturers are sharing in more than $5.7 million in funding from the Federal Government to help commercialise their great ideas, to scale up their operations and bring their products to market.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 11:53

Emergency Alert system now running on Everbridge

The Australian Government's Emergency Alert system is now running on Everbridge Public Warning in all states and territories.

Published in Government Tech

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.

Published in Guest Opinion

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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. 

Published in Government Tech Policy

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