The MVP Ventures Program: A Strategic Funding Opportunity for Tech Startups in NSW

Need to scale your tech business and need additional funding to build a minimal viable product (MVP)? Now it’s the perfect time. The NSW  government has brought back the MVP Ventures Grant program on the 4th December 2023. Eligible businesses can receive up to $50,000 from the NSW government, which is significantly lower than the […]

Australia’s Privacy Reform: Shaping the Future of Data Protection

Authored by Andrew Truswell and Casper Xiao In the dynamic realm of technology and innovation, Biztech Lawyers is your unwavering partner. We are dedicated to simplifying complexities, offering precise legal support, and ensuring you’re well-prepared to navigate the ever-evolving landscape. Today, we bring to your attention the first steps in a pivotal development that has […]

Game Developers AU Tax Offset: Supporting Growth in the AU Game Development Industry

Authored by Anthony Bekker and Casper Xiao Introduction There are some good times ahead for game developers as the Australian Government’s recently announced tax-offsets for gaming development businesses in Australia are currently before the Senate. This will be the latest of a series of tax incentives for businesses that are designed to stimulate investment and […]

Bonza! Onward and upward.

Biztech Lawyers has been actively working behind the scenes to help steer Bonza towards launch, clearing the way for its operational commencement. It has sold over 10,000 tickets in its first few days.  Australian start-up airline, Bonza, has obtained its Air Operators Certificate, clearing the way for the launch of the country’s first high-capacity airline […]

Changes to the Australian Privacy Act – increased penalties for data breach

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Privacy Act amendments have passed through Parliament, receiving Royal Assent today on 12 December 2022 in response to recent high-profile data breaches. The penalties for data breaches have become significantly higher, and go further even than GDPR penalties. Other changes include giving the Office of the Australian Information Commission (OAIC) extra enforcement powers, and extending […]