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VIC Government $9m Website Upgrade To Cut Red Tape For Renters

The Victorian Government is cutting red tape for renters trying to reclaim their bond money through a $9 million upgrade of the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority (RTBA) online system.Work on the new system will include an important update to allow...

NAB banks on ‘hybrid work’ future to deliver better outcomes for employees and customers

NAB’s progress on adopting a more flexible way of working for its employees has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the bank recognises that there is still value to be gained from collaborating in person.Since 2019, National Australia...

ACS Congratulates Labor On Federal Election Win

ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector, congratulates Anthony Albanese and the Labor Party on their success in the 2022 Federal Election.The new government has an opportunity to boost technology investment and address Australia’s chronic technology skills shortage,...

Labor promises audit of myGov if it wins the next election

Pledging to make necessary improvements to the digital portal and to retain user data in Australia.In response to criticism from users, Labor has promised to improve myGov's performance marked by a range of shortcomings and disappointmentsLabor also promised...

How Safe Is My Place? Find Out With New Home Security App

RACV and Neighborhood Watch have taken some guesswork out of home security by developing the How Safe is My Place augmented reality app.By asking a series of questions, just like in the game of ‘I-Spy’, the new app will...

Australians lost nearly $100 million to scams in March

The greatest single loss on recordAccording to the latest data from the ACCC’s Scamwatch statistics, Australians lost a staggering $95 million to all types of scams in March, the greatest monthly amount on Scamwatch’s record. Rising more than 150% from February,...

Lenexa Medical’s health technology hitting the mark for pressure injury prevention

Pressure injuries (PIs) are mostly preventable, however they remain a devastating complication for patients in hospital and aged care settings, particularly where a person is immobile for a prolonged period. When a pressure injury advances to a deep wound, it...

AISC’s wake up call for ‘Finfluencers’ 

ASICs publication released today was a welcomed moveIn Australia, giving financial advice without a license is illegal but unlicensed influencers are giving financial advice on social media.Following repeated calls that governing bodies like ASIC should be taking a harsher...

SA Unions stands with Traditional Owners in rejecting nuclear waste dump  

South Australian unions have unanimously supported a motion standing with Traditional Owners to reject a proposed nuclear waste dump in Kimba on the Eyre peninsula and have called on the Marshall Government to do the same.SA Unions Secretary Dale...

McDonald’s Sued for $900 Million Over Broken Ice Cream Machine Business

McDonald's is being sued for $ 900 million by a company that created a product to fix the fast food chain's infamous broken ice cream machines.A lawsuit filed on Monday by tech startup Kytch seeks at least $900 million...

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As The Cost Of Living Soars New Technology Is Helping Australians

The Australian technology industry is facing an employment crisis. The COVID border closures and a growing reliance on digital...