The newly re-elected president of Australia’s Telecommunications Association (TelSoc), Reg Coutts, says Australia has fallen “somewhat behind” its APAC neighbours in recent years in developing the technologies that will be required to flourish in the 21st century.

The chief of the Australian Smart Communities Association, Laurie Pattton, has called for multi-level government co-operation to help make Australia a world leader in the smart use of technology to improve cities and communities.

Published in Strategy

The federal government’s funding of the first grants under its Smart Cities and Suburbs Programme is indicative of the growing realisation in government circles that smart technologies will positively transform communities, according to the Australian Smart Communities Association.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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