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Unions NSW calls for gig economy to be regulated

Unions NSW has begun a national push for a new body to regulate the ‘gig economy’ after an unlicensed asbestos removal was done through job posting website, Airtasker.

Written by Byron Connolly09 March 18 15:56

10 gigabit broadband being rolled out in Adelaide CBD

Workers in 1,000 buildings across Adelaide’s CBD will have access to 10 gigabit broadband services over the next two years. The first building at 27 Currie St, home to the Australian Institute of Business, was connected today.

Written by Byron Connolly05 March 18 16:00

Former Microsoft chief Steve Vamos new Xero CEO

New Zealand accounting software outfit Xero has appointed former Microsoft and Apple Australia boss Steve Vamos as its new CEO. Vamos is succeeding company founder Rod Drury, effective April 1.

Written by Byron Connolly05 March 18 09:03

Richard Webby new tech director at Scentre Group

Scentre Group, which owns and operates Westfield shopping centres in Australia and New Zealand, has nabbed former Walt Disney Company senior tech exec Richard Webby as its new director, technology.

Written by Byron Connolly01 March 18 17:17

Sharing the stories of the CIO50 2017: #6 Rob Craig, icare

​Rob Craig is chief operating officer at icare, an organisation formed in 2015 to create new ways to deliver insurance and care services to employers and their staff. He is the central leader in a market disruptor that protects 3.4 million workers and $190 billion of the state’s assets. It also provides $2 billion in benefits to injured workers.

Written by Byron Connolly27 Feb. 18 12:06