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  • Why technology education is not cutting it

    By Rebecca Merrett | 16 June, 2014 16:00

    Large numbers of high school staff teaching ICT are not formally qualified, which may have contributed to the drop in students studying technology courses at universities and colleges over the past 12 years.

  • Open Universities Australia CIO quits

    By Byron Connolly | 28 April, 2014 11:16

    Open Universities Australia’s chief information officer Michelle Beveridge has quit her post and will be moving to a newly created CIO role at Peak Adventure Travel Group.

  • ACS praises decision to ditch self-education cap

    By Rohan Pearce | 06 November, 2013 13:26

    The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has backed a decision by the Coalition government to scarp the limit on claiming tax deductions for self-education expenses.

  • Work-related self-education tax reform deferred

    By Rebecca Merrett | 05 August, 2013 11:37

    Plans to defer the proposed $2000 limit on work-related self-education tax deductibles by another year have been heralded by several industry stakeholders as an example of stronger support for the digital economy.

  • Cyber security funding welcomed by industry

    By Hamish Barwick | 24 January, 2013 09:05

    The federal government’s $1.46 billion funding in improvements to cyber security networks and establishment of an Australian Cyber Security Centre has received a largely positive response from information security professionals who say it is a good step forward.