Airbnb, the undeniable poster child of the sharing economy, may be about to face one of its toughest PR battles yet.
NAB Foundation has announced that it has opened applications for its second round of its 2017 grants, focusing on regional sustainability.
Wellington has been both vocal about its intent to be known as a major innovation hub and proactive about marketing the entire city.
Joining forces with the Sydney Olympic Park Authority, the government plans to conduct a trial of the state’s first automated Smart Shuttle at Olympic Park.
The NSW Government has unveiled a digital transformation strategy detailing how it will look to update its processes to better serve NSW residents.
For many Australians living in metropolitan areas, knowledge of life on a farm has come from a show like McLeod’s Daughters. Unfortunately, just as any doctor would tell you that no, Grey’s Anatomy does not accurately depict working in a hospital, a day in the life of a character on McLeod’s Daughters isn’t exactly the […]
To examine sentiment around the innovation agenda and the government’s role and actions a year on, ank Stream Labs has launched a survey to gauge the sector’s feelings.
Over the weekend the NSW Government launched the first release of digital licences, making them available for recreational fishers and people working within the hospitality industry.
NSW Government agencies are now able to engage suppliers through direct negotiation on short term contracts valued up to $1 million, including GST, for proof of concept or outcomes-based trials.
Four Australian healthtech startups have secured a total of $8.6 million in funding from the NSW Department of Health. The funding comes from the Government’s Medical Device Fund [MDF] and will help the chosen startups to develop and commercialise their innovations.
The NSW Government has today announced a $12 million Boost Program to develop a statewide innovation network. The program aims to connect startups to the resources and qualified professionals they need to help build their businesses.
NSW Government has announced the first eight fintech startups to enter the Tel Aviv landing pad. The landing pad is one of five that has been commissioned by the NSW Government the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and will help foster a link between the Australian and Israeli innovation ecosystems.
The NSW Government has become the latest state government to partner with Boston-based accelerator program MassChallenge, giving the state’s startups a chance to compete in the renowned international startup competition.
The University of Wollongong has officially opened the iAccelerate Centre, a new three storey building that will be home to the iAccelerate program, which has helped 65 companies since its launch in 2012.
NAB has announced it will help finance a program called On TRACC (Transition Reintegration and Community Connection Service) to reduce the number of inmates in prison and the rate of re-offending. This is an Australian first for social impact investment to be used to target parolees and their subsequent re-incarceration.