Australian Federal Budget stories
FinTech Australia and FDATA call for long needed CDR roadmap
Australia's Fintech industry body and global non-profit FDATA are urging policy-makers to establish a roadmap for CDR implementation.
Australians hit hard by online scams and fraud this year
The Government has boosted its funding to combat online scams and fraud, as Australians have now lost almost AUD $200 million to scammers this year alone.
Nearmap welcomes govt's commitment towards liveable cities
Nearmap welcomes Australian Government's additional support and funding for small businesses, the environment, disaster preparedness, and liveability in cities.
Australian Budget 2022 bolsters cyber security sector
The Australian Government has announced an investment of $9.9 billion to increase the country’s intelligence and cybersecurity capabilities.
Co-creation and digital skills are crucial to accelerate Australia’s digital economy
Essential funding from the recent federal budget will promote tech innovation, and foster digital skills that will inevitably drive momentum in our economy.
ANZ vendors respond to Australian govt budget announcement
IT vendors in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific welcome new investments in cyber skills and digital cadetship.
IT vendors respond to Federal Government budget
CrowdStrike, WatchGuard, Zscaler and LogRhythm are amongst several IT vendors responding to the Australian Federal Government's budget announcements.
ACS says Federal Budget is promising, but still lacking
Following the announcement of Australia’s 2019 Federal Budget, as you would expect there have been mixed reactions, but ACS says there is progress.
AU Budget 2019: Tech panel discuss its merits and shortcomings
Experts from the IT and tech industries share their disappointments and satisfaction on what the budget could mean for the sector in Australia.
ICT peak body’s policy focus pre-budget
The AIIA highlights the need to boost Digital Skills, Innovation and Government ICT Procurement in Pre-Budget Submission.
How the Australian budget will impact SMBs - Reckon
In light of Australia’s 2018 Budget being released yesterday, Reckon ANZ MD Sam Allert comments on the ramifications for Australian small businesses.
5 IT vendors weigh in on budget announcement
Leaders from Ricoh Australia, WatchGuard Technologies, 8x8, LogRhythm, and Snowflake Computing give us their view on the recent budget.
Start-ups, FinTech & broadband: Tech features of the Australian Budget 2016-17
Aussie Budget '16-'17 boosts tech prowess with FinTech sandbox, tax relief for start-ups, and broadband plans, fuelling a digital economy renaissance.
The 2017-18 Budget: Here’s what Aussie’s cyber security vendors think
The Australian Budget dropped on Tuesday evening, and as per usual, there will be winners and losers - here is the POV from some top IT vendors.
Australian budget reaffirms commitment to fintech industry
Australia's budget boosts fintech with open data and sandbox expansion, driving growth and consumer benefits, says FinTech Australia CEO.
Budget 2016 for R&D and innovation: Disappointing
The 2016/17 Budget's support for innovation disappoints, with only minor announcements and a lack of tax changes.
Netflix tax, multinational tax crackdown leveling playing field
The Government says it’s leveling the playing field with digital GST and a crack-down on multinational companies' tax avoidance.
Strategic focus and plenty of good news for IT in Budget
Budget applauded as 'a welcome focus on strategic investment' with no shortage of good news of IT - but hold on to your tech staff.