Scottish writer Sir Walter Scott wrote: “The hour’s come and the man” and 180 years later, the phrase that launched a million memes could equally apply to the tech industry. Except in last night’s federal budget, in tech’s finest hour, it could barely be seen in treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s announcements. I’ll be blunt: when the… Read more »
Australia’s unemployment rate is predicted to hit 9.25% in the December quarter this year as the shockwaves from the Covid-19 pandemic continue to hit the national economy, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said in updating the government’s budget figure In the Economic and Fiscal Update released today, the Treasurer said 700,000 jobs had been saved as a… Read more »
Gone are the days when economic policy was adjusted once each year by the government in the budget and fine-tuned once each month at meetings of the Reserve Bank board. The coroanvirus means we haven’t had a budget in more than a year. What the Reserve Bank has done to interest rates means its monthly… Read more »
We doubled down for five months, and I thought I’d share how we got our app live under our $5,000 budget and the lessons we learned along the way.
There are just three broad sets of figures in your budget to get your head around: your profit & loss report, balance sheet, and trial balance.
Australia’s small businesses may see some relief this financial year with Treasurer Scott Morrison announcing the extension of the $20,000 instant asset write-off in the 2018-19 Federal Budget.
After announcing plans for the launch of an Australian space agency last September, the Australian Government is set to announce $50 million in funding to establish the organisation in Tuesday’s Budget.
The WA Government will be offering $16.7 million in grants towards startups, while $19 million will go towards STEM skills, according to the State Budget.
The South Australian government has allocated $60 million over four years to its Investment Attraction Agency (IASA) in its 2017-18 Budget.
Thanks in part to the government’s sale of public assets, NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has delivered a surplus of $4.5 billion in his first state Budget, along with a strong focus on regional investment.
The New Zealand Government announced an increase of NZ$373 million in funding for science and innovation in its 2017 Budget yesterday.
I am wary of the obsession in the startup ecosystem of needing to use certain buzzwords in order to feel validated by Australian society and our Government.
Budget 2017 highlights focus on building regional capabilities and wait for 2030 Strategic Plan on innovation
Though innovation may not have been a big part of Morrison’s speech, there are hints buried in the budget papers that maybe something is in the pipeline.
Sydney startup Carrott has developed an active cash management app which focuses on educating users about how to make the most of their bank account funds.
The Queensland Government has announced it is ramping up funding for its Advance Queensland innovation and jobs plan from $180 million to $405 million in today’s budget, “accelerating” the initiative and turning it into a “whole-of-government innovation agenda.”