The Australian startup community has welcomed the return of the Morrison government following its surprise election win, despite the fact that the sector barely rated a mention from the Coalition during the campaign Alex McCauley, CEO of the peak national advocacy group for startups, StartupAUS, said he hoped the result would deliver “a period of… Read more »
Aussie start-ups believe a multi-million dollars funding pledge to help SMEs is a great idea in principle, but are cautious over the Scott Morrison government’s initiative to help small business. The Coalition propose a $100 million Australian Business Growth Fund to help small and family businesses grow.
With the Innovation portfolio, Kate Jones will join a four-person economic team of senior Ministers tasked with driving jobs growth across the state.
The Lord Mayoral candidates in the upcoming City of Sydney election have put startup policies front and centre, talking up their vision for Sydney to become a global tech leader.
Angus Taylor, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, and Ed Husic, Labor’s digital innovation and startups spokesman, took part in election 2016’s first ministerial debate on innovation and digital transformation.