"The digital transformation that we are living through is akin to the industrial revolution of a bygone era. The next wave of advances in Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, smart robots, quantum computing, and autonomous vehicles will continue to profoundly change societal constructs and bring a completely new set of customer expectations and interactions with businesses – whether they're prepared for it or not."

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has appointed Mick de Brenni as the state’s Minister for Digital Technology.