IT Management

RoboCup Junior 2017 held at UQ

25 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than 560 primary and secondary school students have competed in the RoboCup Junior Australian Open Championships, involving designing robots to play soccer, dance and perform rescues.


Govt urged to develop action plan for jobs of the future

21 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA is urging the government to start planning for the impact that digital transformation and the emergence of new technologies will have on Australia's labour market.


Govt consulting on Digital Economy Strategy

20 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Canberra has launched a consultation on ways to best achieve the benefits of digital innovation, which is projected to have the potential to boost the Australian economy by up to $250bn.


Ombudsman asks Amazon for unfair contract compliance

20 September, 2017 by

Amazon has been asked to ensure that it complies with Australia's unfair contract terms legislation.


Draft big data plan open for public comment

18 September, 2017 by

A new data plan focused on harnessing big data for national infrastructure has been released by the federal government for public comment.


Govt moves to abolish double tax on Bitcoin

18 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has introduced the legislation that would remove GST charges on purchases of digital currencies including Bitcoin.


La Trobe Accelerator Program launches

15 September, 2017 by

A 12-month mentoring program for start-ups has commenced, as part of the La Trobe Accelerator Program.


Qld TWiG program proving successful

15 September, 2017 by

The Testing Within Government (TWiG) program is producing innovative digital solutions to real-world problems in Queensland.


Canberra aims to boost its SME IT spend

14 September, 2017 by

The federal government will cap its IT contracts at $100 million and/or three years' duration, to help SMEs to bid for components of large projects.


EXCLUSIVE: Playing the innovation long game

13 September, 2017 by Rob Fitzpatrick, CEO, AIIA

If it's obvious that Australia must innovate to ensure our future prosperity, what isn't so obvious is how we get there.


Committee's verdict on driverless cars

12 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A Canberra committee has made 10 recommendations aimed at resolving social issues related to the use of driverless land vehicles in Australia.


Australian PC market grew 3.3% in Q2

11 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Despite a global decline, the Australian PC market achieved 3.3% growth during the second quarter and is tracking for another quarter of growth in Q3.


Queensland releases Open Data Policy Statement

11 September, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Queensland's first Open Data Policy Statement will foster greater ingenuity and create jobs, the sunshine state's government predicts.


Business red tape cut by DTA

08 September, 2017 by

Starting a new business in Australia will soon become easier, with the federal government working to cut red tape around the process.


RMIT taps into blockchain revolution

07 September, 2017 by

RMIT has established a Blockchain Innovation Hub, billed as the world's first research centre on the social science of blockchain.


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