IT Management

NSW named Australia's tech capital in ACS report

18 December, 2020

NSW has been named the premier Australian state for tech, with tech workers comprising 7.2% of the total workforce in 2019.


OAIC calls for Privacy Act reform to build public trust

18 December, 2020

The OAIC has called for changes to the Privacy Act 1988, to ensure privacy protections remain consistent with current Australian values.


NSW Govt seeks operator for new Sydney tech precinct

17 December, 2020

Expressions of interest are now open for potential operators for Tech Central, an innovation and technology precinct near Central Station.


Victoria faces slow growth in ICT workforce

16 December, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victoria's technology workforce is expected to grow by just 1.8% per annum from 2020 to 2025, the lowest projected growth nationally, according to the ACS.


Amazon boosts renewable energy purchases with Vic wind farm

16 December, 2020

Amazon has added 3.4 gigawatts of renewable power to its portfolio, including the Hawkesdale Wind Farm in Victoria, bringing its total capacity to 6.5 GW.


Report: cyber breaches top concern amongst IT professionals

16 December, 2020

Security, privacy, cloud and technology resilience are the top IT audit risks expected for 2021, according to a survey from Protiviti and ISACA.


Report: gender discrimination rife in ICT sector

16 December, 2020

Professionals Australia is calling on the ICT sector to do more to address gender discrimination, after a report revealed that little is being done to address this issue.


Navy veteran receives 2020 ACS Indigenous IT Scholarship

15 December, 2020

Warren Faulkner has received the 2020 Australian Computer Society's Indigenous IT student scholarship for the second year running.


Epson recognised for its sustainability efforts

15 December, 2020

Global environmental non-profit CDP has placed Epson on its prestigious A list for tackling climate change and protecting water security.


Ballarat Technology Park marks 25 years of digital innovation

11 December, 2020

The Technology Park has more than 2200 employees and 62 enterprises, generating $6 million in turnover and accounting for nearly 9% of jobs in Ballarat.


NSW to develop second Startup Hub in Western Sydney

11 December, 2020

The NSW Government will fund the development of a second Startup Hub in Parramatta, to prioritise technology in the state's COVID-19 economic recovery.


Sydney the new hub for Australian quantum research

10 December, 2020

Sydney is on track to become a hub for quantum technology, with the Sydney Quantum Academy's partnership with four leading universities.


Tech research details how businesses can save money on energy

09 December, 2020

New research from the Energy Efficiency Council has identified where office-based businesses can reduce their energy consumption and operational costs.


New procurement rules support Aussie SMEs

08 December, 2020

Updates to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (PCRs) will enable agencies to engage with Australian SMEs on tendering contracts valued up to $200,000.


67% of Australian workers concerned about their job security

07 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Humanforce

Most Australian workers are alarmed about the financial health and long-term prospects of their employer following the impact of COVID-19.


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