Australian economy stories
Unleashing migrant tech talent to combat Australia's skills gap
A guide by Settlement Services International and the Australian Computer Society reveals how migrant tech talent could help Australia address its 60,000 strong tech skills deficit.
Australian frontline workers prioritise safety over higher pay, report finds
The third annual Feedback from the Field report reveals that Australian frontline workers value safety over higher pay.
New Space technology: Critical element in Australia's climate change response
As extreme weather events become Australia's harsh new norm, innovative satellite technology offers hope for better disaster preparedness and response.
Sports events boost business, fuel innovation and economic growth
Cancellation of Commonwealth Games a missed opportunity for local sportstech businesses, says Australian journalist.
Great Resignation could severely impact Australian economy
Great Resignation poses major risk to Australia's services sector & economy, but can also be turned into an opportunity, says DyFlex Solutions.
Skill Finder adds 20 new Career Pathways to support Aus economic recovery
Skill Finder launches 20 new Career Pathways to meet demand for skilled workers in data analytics, digital marketing, and UX design.
MYOB highlights links between digitisation and Australia's economy
Small businesses in Australia are failing to digitise, costing the nation's economy $10 billion, according to MYOB.
Stone & Chalk and AustCyber confirm strategic merger
Stone - Chalk and AustCyber merge to boost growth for Australian tech companies and provide support in cyber security and emerging technologies.
AIIA welcomes Australia's new Minister for the Digital Economy
Senator Jane Hume has been appointed as Australia's new Minister for the Digital Economy, welcomed by the Australian Information Industry Association.
AustCyber research shows huge potential of cybersecurity market
For the first time, the gross value added (GVA) of Australia’s cybersecurity sector can be estimated, at $2.3 billion.
CSIRO: How to get ahead with innovation
A new report outlines what is holding back Australian businesses from adopting innovation and how we can break through those barriers.
Investment in Digital Trust crucial for Australian economy, study finds
AustCyber report warns that a cyberattack could cost Australia AU$30bn and 163,000 jobs.
Salary satisfaction for Australian IT workers plummets as 75% ask for pay rises
The research, which surveyed over 3,000 employers and employees from across Australia, found three in every four IT workers were planning to ask for a pay rise.
Cloud brings billions of dollars to Australia, says AWS
New research quantifies the productivity gains, job growth, and increased global business opportunities driven by cloud computing.
NZ dollar gains after ECB stays pat on stimulus, US jobs report looms
The New Zealand dollar gained, following the euro higher, after the European Central Bank refrained from injecting more stimulus into the sluggish.