Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).
Nokia says Australia’s political and industry leaders need a greater and more concerted focus on smarter cities development as a key enabler of the country’s innovation agenda and for future economic opportunity.
The CSIRO and Victoria’s Deakin University say they have joined just a handful of companies around the world that can create carbon fibre from scratch, leading to what could be the next generation of carbon fibre that is stronger and of a higher quality.
The Australian arm of giant Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei and Queensland’s James Cook University are collaborating on the development of the latest innovations and technology around NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT).