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Google is making a big investment in Australia, which should positively affect the Australian economy.

Summary

Google is making a big investment in Australia. This article makes the following points:

  • This investment came after Google clashed with the Australian government.
  • Google, at one stage, threatened to shut down its Australian version of its search engine
  • Google's proposed investment in Australia should ensure a better relationship between Google and the Australian Government. 
  • Google intends to develop a major research hub in Australia and invest in Australia's cloud computing sector.
  • Google will work with CSIRO on such projects as clean energy and the protection of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Google will also work with Macquarie University on quantum computing.
  • This investment will create new jobs and is expected to spur innovation in digital engineering and AI.
  • Google's investment aligns with the Australian government's plans to turn Australia into a significant digital economy.

 

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