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Keep up-to-date with ACS technology news, and find a complete list of media releases and statements. 

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  • Media Release - ACS welcomes budget boost to technology research, investment and innovation
    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    Media Release - ACS welcomes budget boost to technology research, investment and innovation

    ACS has congratulated Treasurer Scott Morrison on the announcement of a $1.9 billion boost to Australia’s research capability and the investment of $2.4 billion over 12 years to boost Australia’s science and technology capacity. That includes positive investments in artificial intelligence, digital identity, satellite technology, supercomputers and a national space agency.

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  • Media Release - ACS backs calls for minimum national requirements for STEM teachers
    Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

    Media Release - ACS backs calls for minimum national requirements for STEM teachers

    ACS has announced its support of the recommendations in the Education Forum’s Optimising STEM Industry-School Partnerships: Inspiring Australia’s Next Generation report that was released on Monday.

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  • Media Release - ACS supports call for more tech skills at board level
    Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

    Media Release - ACS supports call for more tech skills at board level

    ACS, the peak professional association for Australia’s ICT sector, has supported calls by Bill Ferris, Chair of Innovation and Science Australia, for organisations to view diversity through a prism of more than gender.

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  • Media Release - Treasurer Scott Morrison launches ACS Technology and Innovation Hub
    Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

    Media Release - Treasurer Scott Morrison launches ACS Technology and Innovation Hub

    One of Australia’s most innovative and collaborative workspace has been launched in Barangaroo by federal Treasurer Scott Morrison this afternoon.

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  • Media Release - Policy brief launched encouraging clearer communication, skilled recruitment and retention for offensive cyber capability
    Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018

    Media Release - Policy brief launched encouraging clearer communication, skilled recruitment and retention for offensive cyber capability

    The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has called for clarity of communication, deeper industry engagement, and innovative recruitment and retention in a paper released today in partnership with ACS.

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  • Media Release - Steven Marshall must make South Australia a leading digital economy
    Monday, 19 Mar 2018

    Media Release - Steven Marshall must make South Australia a leading digital economy

    ACS South Australia Branch Chair Brenda Aynsley OAM congratulated Mr Marshall, while outlining the expectations of South Australians when it comes to the digital economy.

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  • Media Release - Global Talent Scheme Pilot to help build local tech economy
    Monday, 19 Mar 2018

    Media Release - Global Talent Scheme Pilot to help build local tech economy

    Yohan Ramasundara, President of ACS, welcomed the measures which provide clear guidelines for both the start-up sector and the established businesses.

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  • Media Release - Women in Tech continue to Press for Progress in 2018
    Thursday, 08 Mar 2018

    Media Release - Women in Tech continue to Press for Progress in 2018

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  • Media Release - Data breach laws a start but implementation is the key to success
    Thursday, 22 Feb 2018

    Media Release - Data breach laws a start but implementation is the key to success

    ACS President Yohan Ramasundara has welcomed the commencement of data breach notification laws, calling them a vital step in the development of a mature digital economy.

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  • Media Release - Melbourne to be most inclusive and diverse capital says Innovation Minister
    Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

    Media Release - Melbourne to be most inclusive and diverse capital says Innovation Minister

    Victorian Innovation Minister the Hon Philip Dalidakis has joined senior business leaders in Melbourne to recognise the value of diversity in the technology sector.

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