Current edition

  • February 2024 edition: Venture capital 'drop in' information sessions, help solve challenges with renewables and low emissions, how the Industry Growth Program can help your business or a business you know, a new video case study, guidance on exemptions from the Australian Location Test, answering your questions, an update on compliance and education, and an events update and debrief.

Past editions

  • December 2023 edition: Compliance and education program, nominations for the 2024 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science, new inclusions on, publication of the 2022-23 Venture Capital program dashboard, and some tips to improve annual reporting.
  • November 2023 edition: Updates to, compliance updates, AusBiotech week and OncoRes Medical case study, the 2022–23 ESVCLP annual reports and a debrief from the Australian Investment Conference.
  • August 2023 edition: A better way to submit s9-4 applications, announcing the 2023-24 compliance focus, a quick refresher on permitted loans, VC case study.
  • June 2023 edition: Improving the way we contact partnerships, Pooled Development Funds compliance, reminder for upcoming Venture Capital events.
  • May 2023 edition: Annual returns reminder, asset or investment valuations compliance, upcoming Venture Capital events. 
  • January 2023 edition: New VC application forms, selective compliance, compliance on partnership certificates, VC dashboard update.
  • November 2022 edition: Quarterly returns reminder, investment registration requirements, Brandon Capital case study video.
  • October 2022 edition: Keeping companies cyber secure, PDF returns reminder, investment plan compliance, One Ventures case study video.
  • September 2022 edition: Australian Investment Council 2022 Conference, annual reports and returns reminder, convertible note compliance reminder, video case study on wireless internet tech.
  • January 2022 edition: Venture Capital 2020-21 dashboard, quarterly reporting reminder, applications open for Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grants and Biomedical Translation Fund investments announced.
  • November 2021 edition: Journey maps for registered partnerships, new Business Research and Innovation Initiative round, IISA annual report and Tech23.
  • September 2021 edition: Annual returns and reports reminder, definition of shareholder funds for PDFs, AusBiotech 2021 and DISER consultation hub.
  • August 2021 edition: Compliance focus areas for the year, public submissions open for tax concession programs review, GovHack and other events.
  • July 2021 edition: Quarterly and annual returns, venture capital tax concessions review, patent box consultation, changes to investor visas and a new AusIndustry webpage.
  • May 2021 edition: Partnership expiration dates, connect with Indigenous businesses, and registrations open for the 2021 VC Industry Forum.
  • April 2021 edition: Boosting Female Founders Initiative, changing investment plans, AIC industry forum and opportunity to feature in a video case study.
  • March 2021 edition: a new approach to assessing partnership applications, CRC-P grants open for application and an AI investment experiment.
  • February 2021 edition: Australian Investment Council 2020 award winners, annual reports published online, reporting FAQ and call for case studies.
  • December 2020 edition: New tax concession dashboard, Biomedical Translation Fund success story, R&D Tax Incentive guide and department updates.
  • November 2020 edition: Modern Manufacturing Strategy, new reporting Information Paper, virtual summits and reader survey.
  • September 2020 edition: Annual returns, Pooled Development Funds upgrade, SheEO feature and IP Group case study.
  • August 2020 edition: Annual reports and returns, convertible notes, and investment registration requirements.
  • June 2020 edition: Industry forum, information session, digital signing, and annual returns.
  • May 2020 edition: Sydney information session, registration requirements, partnership names, and annual and quarterly returns.
  • March 2020 edition: COVID-19 support, information session, program integrity, and smarter forms.
  • July 2019 edition: Overseas investment, applying and reporting, Fintech, and ending partnerships.

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