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Thursday, September 5th, 2013 @ 10:08AM

Kate’s Digital Economy Blog 4 – Digital Services for Sustainable Development Innovation Partnership

The twelve Australian Innovation Partnerships now announced by the Rudd Labor Government represent a huge leap forward in the Australian innovation landscape. Individually, they are each a significant initiative that potentially takes an industry sector to a new level of global competiveness and job creation. Collectively, and linked by the…

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 @ 6:47PM

Settled my bet, with help from Howard Croker!

Yesterday I settled my bet with the UK Sports Minister, Hugh Robertson. Placed in Melbourne earlier this year in the spirit of the fierce sporting rivalry between Aussies and Brits, the bet was which country would win more gold medals at the Olympics.  Needless to say, we all know TeamGB…

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Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 @ 1:22PM

Funding to support Australia’s Textile, Clothing and Footwear industry

Businesses in the textile, clothing and footwear industry can partner dollar for dollar with the Gillard Government and apply for a grant of $250,000 or more to help build a stronger and more resilient sector. Announcing the opening of Round 3 of the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Strategic Capability…

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Thursday, April 29th, 2010 @ 8:16AM

Senator Lundy chats to Don Easter on his first day as IT Supplier Advocate

Don Easter, the newly appointed IT Supplier Advocate for Government sat down with Senator Lundy on his first day to discuss the needs of the ICT and Creative industries in Australia, and to formally have handed to him the outcomes of the Public Sphere 3: ICT & Creative industry development…

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Thursday, October 1st, 2009 @ 9:15PM

Joe Chicharo speaking at the Public Sphere: ICT & Creative Industry Development

Joe Chicharo, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Wollongong speaking at the Public Sphere event on ICT & Creative Industry Development, hosted by Senator Kate Lundy on the 28th August 2009. Transcript to come. Uploaded by: Kate LundyHosted: vimeo

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 @ 5:07PM

$64,000 grant awarded for local innovation

ACT Senator Kate Lundy today congratulated local company Cubbyhole Pty Ltd on being awarded a Commercialising Emerging Technologies (COMET) AusIndustry grant by the Australian Government to help commercialise its online loyalty program, social community software and virtual wallet.    “I’m delighted to announce that Cubbyhole Pty Ltd has received a…

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