Australian Government stories
Fears tax breaks across Tasman threaten massive growth in NZ gaming industry
The digital games industry has seen record annual growth but fears Australian tax breaks and other industry incentives will draw the industry away.
Localsearch reveals website security threats SMBs are facing
Daniel Stoten, Executive Chairman at Localsearch, has released five tips businesses can use to protect their website and business from cyber attacks.
The solution to the cyber security shortage is in our own backyard
We’ve heard a lot about solutions to Australia’s labour and skills shortage. What’s clear is that the issue spans many sectors, and none of the ideas on offer so far represent a silver bullet.
Samsung reaches new 5G mmWave milestone in Australia
Samsung has hit a new milestone in Australia, achieving 10km long-range transmission over 5G mmWave in a recent field trial conducted with NBN.
Tasmanian Government sees success with Telstra, Motorola Solutions partnership
Tasmania Police have successfully tested a new encrypted radio system after being granted an early access trial of the Tasmanian Government Radio Network (TasGRN) at the T20 Cricket World Cup event in Hobart.
What happened at the Sydney Cloud and Datacenter Convention
We attended the industry event at Luna Park in Sydney, with updates from the NSW state government and key vendors.
Workday completes IRAP and gains FedRAMP authorisation
Workday has completed the Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment at the Protected level, allowing its customers to process data in compliance with IRAP guidelines.
eInvoicing the key to economic recovery in Australia
In line with new legal requirements put in place by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), eInvoicing practices are being widely rolled out in a bid to enhance the Australian economy.
Valta Technology Group appointed to ATO's Peppol eInvoicing panel
“There has never been a more critical time for Government agencies to regain control of their procurement and invoicing functions."
Solving talent shortages in Australian markets
Without significant white-collar migration to Australia, in the short term, there are simply not enough skilled and trained professionals to fill certain industries.
Australia's Ransomware Action Plan a major step forward for cybercrime prevention
The Australian Federal Government has put forward its Ransomware Action Plan - a new set of processes built on the 2020 cybersecurity strategy, which was a welcome addition in its own right.
Macquarie's Sydney data centres granted Hosting Certification Framework
“The Certified Strategic listing of our portfolio is further proof that Macquarie Data Centres is rising to the evolving expectations of private and public sector customers."
Workday joins AU Govt's DTA Cloud Marketplace; expands services on AWS
The appointment enables the company to offer the Australian government a range of cloud applications for finance, human resources, and planning.
Macquarie opens new high security data centre in Australia's capital
The Intellicentre 5 Bunker (IC5) is critical infrastructure designed to support Australia’s data sovereignty, national cyber security and digital skills development, according to a statement from Macquarie.
Productivity Commission seeking feedback on Right to Repair report
The report explores ways in which governments and manufacturers could improve their products and repair processes for independent repairers and consumers.
Why continuous digital transformation should be top of mind for government agencies
With increasingly secure cloud options available, there is little holding agencies back from embracing cloud.
ANZ vendors respond to Australian govt budget announcement
The initiative around tech growth and investment in the budget presents a robust start on a longer term need to support the development and adoption of technology.
Aussie businesses want more support from Government - Xero survey
Australian businesses have high expectations for the Government’s upcoming budget.
Snowflake completes IRAP assessment, looks to enable Aus Govt
“The completion of the IRAP assessment now allows Snowflake to work with all Australian Government agencies since many departments require the protected status to have been reached."
AIIA pushes for Aus Govt to fund AI research and commercialisation
"The AIIA has provided feedback and advice on the proposed National AI Strategy, now is the time for the Federal Government to step up and commit their support.”
6clicks partners with Microsoft to bring greater security to Aus Government
Initially, the new offering will support the information security needs of Australian government departments and agencies as they seek to improve their risk and compliance maturity.
Skill Finder wins $2.7m grant from Australian Government
This grant will help to further develop the platform to enable Australian workers and businesses impacted by COVID-19 to acquire applicable digital micro-skills for free.
Think 5G for business innovation is out of your company’s reach? Think again
Today more than ever, Australia is seen as ‘the lucky country’, writes Cradlepoint's Gavin Wilson.
Macquarie launches IC5, new sovereign data centre worth $17m
Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government are set to launch a new Government-certified, highly secure data centre facility in Canberra.