News & Analysis

A new Australian coronavirus app now has the latest information and advice for everyone

- March 29, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The Morrison Government has launched Coronavirus Australia, a new app for official COVID-19 information, as well as a Whatsapp feature, partnering with Facebook and Atlassian to produce it. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the launch of the app during a $1.1 billion commitment to additional telehealth, mental health, domestic violence and emergency relief services on… Read more »

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Atlassian, and co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, have donated $3 million to bushfire relief

- January 10, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Atlassian co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar are donating $1 million each to recovery efforts in the wake of devastating fires across Australia, with the company’s foundation also pledging $1 million to help with the rebuild The latest personal donation comes on top of the $100,000 they each donated, along with their wives, in late… Read more »

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Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, and Russell Crowe, donated $300,000 to NSW bush firefighters – then things got really interesting

- November 29, 2019 2 MIN READ

The Crowe crew cleaning up following bushfires around Nana Glen. Photo: Russell Crowe   It all started with a sooty Rabbitohs hat. Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe nearly lost his rural property on the New South Wales mid-north coast in the recent, devastating bushfires that have burnt out hundreds of homes Australia-wide. On Friday morning, 147… Read more »

Opinion

An introvert’s guide to working with introverts

- October 8, 2019 3 MIN READ

Working with introverts can be frustrating for people who are naturally outgoing. For them, being around people is energizing. For introverts, it’s draining – especially in the workplace. It’s also challenging for us introverts to encounter so many different personalities at work, many of whom are extroverted. I often find myself thinking, “How do these… Read more »

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Mike Cannon-Brookes commits Atlassian to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

- September 24, 2019 2 MIN READ

Australian software giant Atlassian is working towards net zero carbon emissions target by 2050, co-founder Michael Cannon-Brookes says, on top of the company’s pledge to use 100% renewable energy by 2025. Speaking to Leigh Sales on ABC TV’s 7.30 last night ahead of attending the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York, Atlassian’s co-CEO… Read more »

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‘Don’t @#$% the Planet’: Atlassian co-opts its famed motto for climate change

- September 3, 2019 2 MIN READ

Atlassian co-founders and co-CEOs Mike Cannon-Brooke and Scott Farquhar. Australian software giant Atlassian will give staff a day’s paid leave later this month if they want to take part in a global climate strike being organised by student activists. Mike Cannon-Brookes, the Nasdaq-listed startup’s co-founder and co-CEO has also enlisted the company’s famed motto: “Don’t… Read more »

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Atlassian became a A$50 billion company last week, just as the tech giant revealed bigger operating losses

- July 29, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Atlassian’s market capitalisation has topped A$50 billion after revealing its latest quarterly earnings. Despite increased losses on last financial year, the Sydney-based tech giant impressed market analysts with its accelerated push into cloud computing to shift its revenue base from licensing fees to subscriptions. Total revenue hit US$1.21 billion for financial year 2019, beating… Read more »