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Victorian Ombudsman rips into the state government over ‘unreasonable, inflexible’ EV road use charges

- September 27, 2023 3 MIN READ

As Victorian premier Daniel Andrews heads to the exit door this afternoon after nine years, one mess his successor will need to clean up is the government’s road-user charge for electric and hybrid vehicles, which has been branded unreasonable by state’s Ombudsman Deborah Glass. The government introduced the Zero and Low Emission Vehicles (ZLEV) Act… Read more »

Michelle Simmons, Ed Husic
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Quantum of Straya: founders praise Australia’s new Quantum Strategy

- May 4, 2023 3 MIN READ

Australia’s long-awaited first National Quantum Strategy launched on Wednesday as the government looks to cement the country’s position as a world leader in quantum technologies which are forecast to create 19,400 jobs by 2045. The strategy focuses on five critical themes relating to the development, investment, and use of quantum technologies; securing the industry’s supply… Read more »


Australia lacks a national plan for the digital economy and risks falling behind the global pack

- August 31, 2021 2 MIN READ

Australia leads the world on several technology fronts, but the Morrison government needs to accelerate industry digitisation or the country will lose its competitive advantage, the IT sector’s peak body, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has warned. The organisation, which is backed by computer giants Dell and IBM, as well as Telstra, has produced… Read more »


Innovation Bay and KPMG are looking for startup founders to help track covid-19’s impact on the sector

- May 5, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

KPMG Australia and Innovation Bay are seeking startup founders and investors to take part in Startup Navigate, a research initiative aimed at identifying and tracking the issues Australia’s startup ecosystem through the coronavirus era.  The two organisations plan to conduct fortnightly surveys with startup founders and VCs from May to July 2020. To join the… Read more »