Over half of Australia’s small business owners believe the federal government’s budget proposal to lower the company tax rate to 27.5% for businesses with up to $10 million in revenue will have a positive impact on the SME sector.
The Australian Government is to review cost and benefit adoption of eInvoicing according to recent budget papers.
With the Australian Federal Government officially announcing its national cyber security policy, ahead of CeBit Australia’s business technology event, CeBIT is ultra strong on cyber security, too.
The Federal Government today unveiled its cyber security strategy along with the appointment of Alastair MacGibbon as the Prime Minister's special adviser on cyber security.
Telstra, the Federal Government and Women’s Services Network (WESNET) have announced ‘an expansion of the Safe Connections program, providing up to 20,000 safe smartphones over three years for women experiencing domestic violence.’
Telstra will invest $10 million and ‘in-kind’ support over five years to help the development of silicon quantum computing technology in Australia.
‘Advance’ welcomes the Government’s innovation statement and its ‘commitment to harnessing the Australian diaspora to boost innovation and transform the economy with new jobs and investment opportunities.’
Following the announcement of the Federal Government’s Innovation Statement, Cliff Rosenberg, MD for LinkedIn A asks why Australia is falling behind on the innovation front.
Salesforce says it ‘supports the federal government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda and its aim to help Australia transition from a resources led economy to an innovation led economy.’
PayPal welcomes the Innovation Statement and the Government’s ‘commitment to support Australian businesses and entrepreneurs to take risks, think big and innovate.’
Turnbull’s innovative innovation statement has yet another fan thinking it’s a great idea: ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector.
Intel Australia has congratulated the Australian government for putting innovation, science and tech at the heart of economic growth, repositioning ‘Australia for success as a robust knowledge-innovation economy.’
Like virtually every other major Australian tech organisation today, SAP has welcomed the Government’s focus on innovation and the pragmatic measures to boost it in Australia.
Like many other organisations today, Microsoft is delighted to welcome the Australian Government’s Innovation Statement and its 20 new measures so Australia ‘can remain globally competitive’.
Yet more applause for Malcolm Turnbull’s Innovation Statement, this time from Australia’s peak Internet body, Internet Australia and its CEO, Laurie Patton.
Adobe welcomes the Innovation Statement, ‘in particular the focus on talent and skills, which is crucial to Australia’s economic prosperity and ability to fully leverage the benefits of digital.’
Australia’s peak advocacy group for startups, StartupAUS, says the new innovation polices are ‘the first big step… to modernise startup rates across the nation.’
Payments processor Braintree has shared its response to ‘the key measures announced that embrace the age of technology disruption.’
The federal government’s national innovation plan, to be announced on Monday, has drawn a warning, ahead of its release, from Internet Australia that innovation should not be allowed to become a “politician’s toy” in the run up to the next federal election.
Australia’s small business owners are looking for the Turnbull Government to bring in measures that make doing business easier. The SMEs want to see more happening with business and economic reform, as a newly published business monitor shows small business dissatisfaction with government at its lowest ever.
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