Worries about underinvestment in IT by the Queensland Government

The AIIA is concerned by the underinvestment in the State’s ICT capability. Australia’s industry representative body for innovation technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has welcomed the Queensland Budget with its strong focus on skills and job growth. However, the AIIA feels that there is a missed opportunity to build…

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Tech industry wants government to increase industry engagement

Government and infrastructure sectors are expected to have the greatest adoption and growth of ICT in 2021. The representative body for innovation technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has released the results of its survey it conducted with Australia’s ICT industry. Respondents included AIIA members, from multinational ICT firms…

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Australian Govt plans A$1.2b boost to digital economy

Ongoing prosperity depends on its ability to innovate, clear policies and a national innovation strategy. Ahead of Australia’s 2021 budget, the Federal Government has announced a plan to A$1.2 billion investment is about securing Australia’s economic recovery in a world of continuing uncertainty. The Budget announced today is focused on…

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Australian Government urged to allocate millions towards AI

Tech giant’s conduct was found to be liable to mislead the public. Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is calling on the Federal Government to allocate A$250 million in the May budget to ensure Australia becomes a global leader in AI research and commercialisation and doesn’t fall behind its international peers.…

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Seeking to close the digital skills gap in Australia

Digital skills are in high demand across the country and will form an essential part of Australia’s future economy. The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has launched the AIIA Skills Hub which creates a digital skills platform that connects ICT training needs of industry and employees with VET, tertiary and…

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AIIA welcomes $821.9m boost for Victorian ICT industry 

Funds will be used to digitise services, provide training and to boost digital skills. Information Industry Association (AIIA) has welcomed the A$821.9m injection into Victoria’s ICT industry and offers the Victorian Government its support on how best to implement this investment. These funds will be used to digitise services, provide…

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NSW’s invests A$700M digital revolution drive

Australian state sets aside funding for solid digital revolution commitment. The Australian state of New South Wales has announced A$700 million dollars drive a digital revolution for the state as part of the state’s budget. The Budget’s investments in ICT cements the NSW Government’s leadership in government digitisation including in…

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Australian Government to invest $800M to digitise businesses

Accelerating the digitisation of Australian businesses. The Australian Federal Government has announced A$800 million in funding to support the digitisation of Australian businesses. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies by Australian businesses and consumers, which has enabled many to transform their operations…

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Australian tech sector wages set to grow

Despite a global pandemic the Australian tech sector remains resilient when it comes to growth. Continued wage rises in the tech sector appear untroubled from the turbulence caused by COVID-19, according to the latest tech salary and staff attrition report from Australia’s peak industry representative body for innovation technology, the…

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