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  • WA's Office of Digital Government gets $34.7M boost

    The Western Australia Government has announced a multi-million dollar investment in driving change in government ICT strategy, policy and reform agenda, in the public sector.

    Written by CIO Staff02 April 19 15:43
  • Optus names social entrepreneur accelerator finalists

    ​An app that provides a “life coach in your pocket” and a virtual reality simulator that gives users an immersive experience of being harassed are among the solutions of seven social entrepreneurs named as finalists in Optus’ Future Makers tech ​accelerator program​.

    Written by George Nott11 July 18 16:20
  • Turnbull government announces $1.1B innovation plan

    The Turnbull government has announced a $1.1 billion innovation plan to encourage risk taking activity that fosters a more entrepreneurial culture, supports early stage startups, promotes science and computing, and drives innovative research.​

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner07 Dec. 15 16:01
  • Startups win reform in Abbott's competitiveness agenda

    The Australian government will reform how employee share options are taxed to make it easier for startups to attract and retain talent, as part of a $400 million Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda unveiled today by Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

    Written by Adam Bender14 Oct. 14 15:12
  • Australia holding back startups: AIIA

    Australia risks slipping further behind other countries unless it does more to foster technology startups, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has warned.

    Written by Adam Bender04 March 14 13:36
  • Vic gov launches tech innovation fund

    The Victorian government has launched a $12 million fund to spur technology trials and pilot projects that can improve government service delivery.

    Written by Adam Bender04 Dec. 13 16:56