The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) welcomes the Coalition’s intent to drive and facilitate Australia’s digital economy, should it be elected to government on Saturday.
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According to a new interactive report from Deloitte Private, “Startups. Playing it safe is the biggest risk”, Australian entrepreneurs are being held back by a number of domestic factors including a cultural fear of failure, lack of corporate and government support and the availability of appropriate risk capital.
The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has identified five key levers that need to be managed in order for government agencies to minimise the corruption risks involved in managing information technology (IT) contractors.
Adelaide-based wireless communications company MIMP is battling the South Australian Government to overturn a $4500 licence levy on microwave dishes mounted on towers installed on Crown land.
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The House of Representatives Infrastructure and Communications Committee today released the report on its inquiry into IT pricing in Australia.
ICT Geelong (the Geelong Region ICT Cluster) has launched a new membership model aimed at securing increased involvement of smaller IT businesses as well as the leading employers of IT skills in the region.
InternetNZ has published clips from the NetHui panel on the proposed spy legislation, also known as the GCSB and TICS Bills. The clips focus on a handful of topic areas of the two Bills that are on the table, such as the role of encryption in the scheme, the need for legal oversight and the need for a public debate.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the Gold Coast has been selected as a recipient of an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grant (#smartercities). The grant will give the Gold Coast City Council the opportunity to work with a team of IBM experts to analyse and recommend ways to improve the city’s public safety disaster response capabilities.
Australian Greens communications spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam. 28 June 2013.
Ninefold®, the cloud computing company, today announces inclusion by the Federal Government on the Data-Centre-as-a-Service Multi-User List (DCaaS MUL) as a certified supplier of cloud and cloud-like services to Government.
The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, today released for public consultation two draft Ministerial Directions to the Australian Communications and Media Authority on the return to market of the remaining 700 MHz spectrum from the digital dividend auction.
Australia’s peak telecommunications consumer body, ACCAN, is urging a current Senate Committee to support the introduction of mandatory data breach notification laws as it would significantly lead to better security of Australians’ private and financial information.
iiNet has paid an infringement notice of $102,000 to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in relation to an advertisement for its Naked DSL Service. The ACCC had reasonable grounds to believe the advertisement failed to prominently state the total minimum price payable for the service.
Greens communications spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam welcomed today’s news the Government will pursue nationally consistent journalist shield laws but warned they would offer little protection in the face of ubiquitous metadata surveillance and the Government’s proposed data retention scheme.
AIMIA has today released the results of its Second Digital Industry Salary Survey. Sponsored by S2M, the comprehensive and independent survey provides digital agencies with insight into employment trends designed to assist in resourcing effectively.
The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, today released Advancing Australia as a Digital Economy – An Update to the National Digital Economy Strategy, which lays out the next steps towards delivering the Government’s vision for Australia to become a leading digital economy by 2020.
A group of New Zealand ICT organisations yesterday sent an open letter to Prime Minister John Key and Law and Order Committee Chair Jacqui Dean calling for an extension to submissions on the TICS and GCSB Bills currently out for consultation.
The Internet Industry Association (IIA) welcomes the release yesterday by the Australian Law Reform Commission (the Commission) of its Copyright and the Digital Economy Discussion Paper.