While thousands of Australian school students took to the streets to demand urgent action against “climate wrecking” projects using fossil fuels, BHP executives on the other side of the world are preparing for a showdown of their own. The world’s largest miner will try to convince shareholders that its climate change plans are an… Read more »
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 »
After enduring eight different ministers in nine years, the startup sector was relieved when the re-elected Morrison government reappointed Karen Andrews, who’d been in charge on the portfolio for less than a year, as Minister for Industry, Science and Technology. But all sides agree there’s a lot of work do be done and no time… Read more »
Australians go to the ballot box this Saturday to decide who will lead the nation for the next three years, with the polls suggesting the decision between Labor and the Coalition is getting closer. Whoever wins, the country’s growing startup sector will be looking to the new government for direction and support as they build… Read more »
More money in venture capital means more companies can be funded in the Australian ecosystem, argues AirTree Ventures’ Daniel Petre.