Deconstructing the future of the Digital Economy: The Series

By Janelle Manders on 03/12/20 - Mins to read: 6 minutes

It’s reassuring to hear the Prime Minister’s words recently that “Australian Digital Economy is crucial to jobs recovery” and that the Government is investing in 5G digital skills capability, regulatory technology (regtech), financial technology (fintech) and open banking. This article is about understanding what these innovations are. This series of...
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The Victorian Budget – What it means for startup and tech companies

By Dr. Rita Choueiri on 03/12/20 - Mins to read: 6 minutes

As the Victorian state endeavours to get people back to work to combat the government’s COVID-19 induced recession, it has specifically directed tremendous support to boost and foster Victoria’s innovation, R&D and commercialisation ecosystem like it has never before. The Andrew’s governments bold budget is set to place Victoria on...
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Tax timing considerations for cashflow for a new business venture

By Laura Johnstone on 03/12/20 - Mins to read: 6 minutes

One of the biggest changes in mindset when setting up a new business is that you are responsible for your own income tax. If you have previously been an employee of another business, you have never had to worry about paying your tax through the year. It was done for...
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Successful Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) Grant Application

By Dr. Rita Choueiri on 03/12/20 - Mins to read: 6 minutes

The client The company is a global market leader in battery powered end-to-end industrial sensors and IOT solutions which are delivered to more than 200 companies and partners in 50 countries. The opportunity Our client is expanding their Low Power Wide Area communication technologies, with the MMF they would have...
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Manufacturing Modernisation Fund – Are you ready for the next funding round?

By Dr. Rita Choueiri on 03/12/20 - Mins to read: 6 minutes

What is it? The Australian government recently announced its new Modern Manufacturing Strategy, which will involve a $1.5 billion investment in Australian manufacturing, targeting six national “manufacturing” priorities for five years from FY21. The Strategy, which will include another round of the highly successful Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) released in...
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