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. Sign up for

There is an appetite in Australia for more digital technology in transport services, according to a new study from Stanford University.  Most Australians would be happy to share more data, use a consolidated mobile payment app, and trial automatic identification systems through bluetooth or facial recognition, if doing so would


Up to $10.1 trillion could be processed via real-time payments solutions each year in Australia by 2023, according to a report from Visa. And there is sufficient demand for it, with gig economy workers wanting to be paid “within minutes” of completing a job. Based on research conducted by Telsyte,

Visa has developed a digital payments solution for charity street vendors to collect card payments on the go and combat an increasingly cashless Australian society. “AirPay” is a point of sale device small enough to be carried on a lanyard and will allow charities like The Big Issue to accept

Queensland’s Heritage Bank has embarked on a customer trial of a Visa’s wearable payment device. Heritage has launched a wristband with an embedded chip that enables users to leave their wallet at home and make a purchase simply by “hovering” the device over a contactless payment terminal. The waterproof wristband

Visa introduced an issuer-branded mobile commerce solution called Visa Digital Commerce App that enables financial institutions to offer their own mobile app to customers. The App includes card management services. Issuers will be able to offer services such as real-time account balance information, card controls, and alerts that inform account