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Digital Transformation
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.
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Business Continuity
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. 
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Australian Federal Budget
A/NZ 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.
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LogRhythm
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.
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IT Industry
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.
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Pure Storage
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.
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Government
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.
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Reckon
How the Australian budget will impact SMBs - Reckon
In light of Australia’s 2018 Budget being released yesterday, Reckon A/NZ MD Sam Allert comments on the ramifications for Australian small businesses.
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LogRhythm
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.
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Australian Federal Budget
Start-ups, FinTech & broadband: Tech features of the Australian Budget 2016-17
The Plan lowers the company tax rate to 25% for businesses that turnover less than AU $10 million annually.
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LogRhythm
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.
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Fintech
Australian budget reaffirms commitment to fintech industry
Australia is hoping to establish a regional fintech advantage in a fast-moving global environment.
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Australian Federal Budget
Budget 2016 for R&D and innovation: Disappointing
"The support for innovation in the 2016/17 Budget can be simply summarised as disappointing tinged with relief in a lack of cutbacks."
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GST Compliance
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.
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Australian Federal Budget
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.