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The government is continuing its visa scheme for technology workers in startups and large companies following what it says was a successful 12 month trial. Known as the Global Talent – Employer Sponsored program (GTES), organisations can apply for five year visas for highly skilled foreign workers. The program had

Sydney and Melbourne’s places in the startup ecosystem ranks has dropped, according to a new report. In response StartUpAUS is calling for renewed focus on supporting Australian technology. The harbour city fell 6 places since the 2017 rankings to 23rd and Melbourne was placed out of the top 30. The

The local tech industry has reiterated its concerns over Australia’s controversial encryption laws, as Australian Federal Police documents reveal the new powers are already being exercised.  The Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 passed in a hasty fashion on the final sitting day of parliament last