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Australian tech startups are suddenly on the nose in Canberra

Chris Pash
  • StartupAUS's annual Crossroads Report says the political narrative around startups has changed.
  • And there's an increasingly hostile political attitude towards tech companies.
  • The report says political antipathy to tech makes it harder for Australia to catch up to its global competitors.

Tech startups, once seen in Canberra as bright things heralding a better future for Australia, have lost their lustre among federal politicians.