Queensland workers could cut commute times, earn higher salaries and open doors to new employment and lifestyle opportunities by working from home with faster broadband, according to the Connected Commuters research report. The report commissioned by NBN Co, the company delivering the National Broadband Network (NBN), reveals one in ten Australians surveyed would work from home more often if they had fast and reliable broadband. The findings also show that while three quarters of Australian workers surveyed believe the internet is important or vital to their job, half of those who have worked...Read more
Zach Johnson, CEO of Sunshine Coast-based Atmail, says many regional areas have world-class technology talent: I am not an Australian. Instead, I chose to move here – twice, in fact. Since first arriving on these shores in 2005, I have had the pleasure of working with innovative thinkers in both the private and the public sector in every state and territory. We are a world-class producer of technology and innovation and only by bringing the sector together, irrespective of location, can all of our technology companies, not just the unicorns in Sydney, share the spotlight with our brethren...Read more