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Australian Federal Budget stories

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FinTech Australia and FDATA call for long needed CDR roadmap
Mon, 29th May 2023
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Australia's Fintech industry body and global non-profit FDATA are urging policy-makers to establish a roadmap for CDR implementation.
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Australians hit hard by online scams and fraud this year
Wed, 17th May 2023
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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.
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Nearmap welcomes govt's commitment towards liveable cities
Tue, 16th May 2023
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Nearmap welcomes Australian Government's additional support and funding for small businesses, the environment, disaster preparedness, and liveability in cities.
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Australian Budget 2022 bolsters cyber security sector
Wed, 30th Mar 2022
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The Australian Government has announced an investment of $9.9 billion to increase the country’s intelligence and cybersecurity capabilities.
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Co-creation and digital skills are crucial to accelerate Australia’s digital economy
Mon, 31st May 2021
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Essential funding from the recent federal budget will promote tech innovation, and foster digital skills that will inevitably drive momentum in our economy.
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ANZ vendors respond to Australian govt budget announcement
Wed, 12th May 2021
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IT vendors in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia Pacific welcome new investments in cyber skills and digital cadetship.
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IT vendors respond to Federal Government budget
Wed, 7th Oct 2020
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CrowdStrike, WatchGuard, Zscaler and LogRhythm are amongst several IT vendors responding to the Australian Federal Government's budget announcements.
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ACS says Federal Budget is promising, but still lacking
Thu, 4th Apr 2019
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Following the announcement of Australia’s 2019 Federal Budget, as you would expect there have been mixed reactions, but ACS says there is progress.
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AU Budget 2019: Tech panel discuss its merits and shortcomings
Wed, 3rd Apr 2019
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Experts from the IT and tech industries share their disappointments and satisfaction on what the budget could mean for the sector in Australia.
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ICT peak body’s policy focus pre-budget
Thu, 7th Feb 2019
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The AIIA highlights the need to boost Digital Skills, Innovation and Government ICT Procurement in Pre-Budget Submission.
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How the Australian budget will impact SMBs - Reckon
Wed, 9th May 2018
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In light of Australia’s 2018 Budget being released yesterday, Reckon ANZ MD Sam Allert comments on the ramifications for Australian small businesses.
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5 IT vendors weigh in on budget announcement
Wed, 9th May 2018
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Leaders from Ricoh Australia, WatchGuard Technologies, 8x8, LogRhythm, and Snowflake Computing give us their view on the recent budget.
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Start-ups, FinTech & broadband: Tech features of the Australian Budget 2016-17
Thu, 11th May 2017
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Aussie Budget '16-'17 boosts tech prowess with FinTech sandbox, tax relief for start-ups, and broadband plans, fuelling a digital economy renaissance.
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The 2017-18 Budget: Here’s what Aussie’s cyber security vendors think
Thu, 11th May 2017
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​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.
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Australian budget reaffirms commitment to fintech industry
Wed, 10th May 2017
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Australia's budget boosts fintech with open data and sandbox expansion, driving growth and consumer benefits, says FinTech Australia CEO.
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Budget 2016 for R&D and innovation: Disappointing
Thu, 5th May 2016
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The 2016/17 Budget's support for innovation disappoints, with only minor announcements and a lack of tax changes.
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Netflix tax, multinational tax crackdown leveling playing field
Thu, 14th May 2015
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The Government says it’s leveling the playing field with digital GST and a crack-down on multinational companies' tax avoidance.
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Strategic focus and plenty of good news for IT in Budget
Wed, 13th May 2015
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Budget applauded as 'a welcome focus on strategic investment' with no shortage of good news of IT - but hold on to your tech staff.