Attempts to find tension between the electric vehicle policies of the federal ALP and its Victorian counterpart is misplaced. One might even call it a beat-up.
The Australian Labor Party has called for an NBN rebate — and free NBN broadband access for a period of at least 12 months — to help connect families and children with no Internet at home, ensuring access to broadband for children it says are potentially missing out on the benefits of connectivity.
London police dragged whistleblower publisher and award-winning journalist Julian Assange out of his place of political refuge yesterday. Apart from anything else it is a valuable lesson about the true nature of those who rule over us.
During the past two weeks, a clear message has been sent to the Australian Government from all sectors of the national community. The people of Australia want the government to take their unacceptable authoritarian anti-encryption bill and cremate it.
COMMENT: A compact rectangular box, which can be held in one hand, offers both sides of politics a means of getting off the hook on serious political dilemmas they face over their current approaches to Australia’s internet and general digital telecommunications requirements.
Community Power Agency has come out in support of the Labor Party’s election promise to spend almost $100 million on creating up to 10 Community Power Hubs across Australia.
Too little, too late and too bad – that about sums up the newfound misgivings of the ALP and its venerable leader Bill Shorten about the Data Retention legislation the so-called Opposition gave a free ride through Parliament four months ago.
Less than two months ago, the Australian Federal Parliament introduced mandatory data retention legislation, a law that most Australians do not want. They were able to do this because Australia no longer has a parliament that represents the will or interests of its people.
Member for Blaxland Jason Clare is the ALP’s shadow Minister of Communications. Michelle Rowland, widely tipped for the position, will be his assistant.
New research is showing the Government's NBN plan could save households thousands of dollars by 2020 through better productivity, cheaper communication and reduced travel costs.
Some might think this election's been a bore but social media users disagree, lighting up Facebook and Twitter with Rudd and Abbott banter.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy Anthony Albanese and Minister Assisting for the Digital Economy Kate Lundy have taken aim at the Coalition's newly-announced ICT policy, saying the Coalition "still have no plan for our digital future."
Digital rights lobby group Electronic Frontiers Australia today released an election scorecard rating a number of national political parties on a range of policies relating to digital rights.
Labor's attack on Tony Abbott's 'fraudband' policy has heated up, with a new advertisement showing some unimpressed reactions to the alternative NBN plan around the world.
Labor would support new laws that ensure more disabled people can access websites and digital content, according to Senator Kate Lundy.
Australia's ICT research is receiving a major shot in the arm ahead of the election, with the government today announcing an additional $42 million in funding.
Wednesday's Labor leadership shakeup claimed a Prime Minister but it also claimed the head of the biggest infrastructure project in the nation's history, Senator Stephen Conroy.
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan today released an app for constituents in his marginal seat, allowing them direct contact with the MP.
On early results, it seems that the new Australian Federal Parliament will have around 72 or 73 seats for each of the two major parties and the remaining 5 seats spread across independents and The Greens. Where does this leave tech in Australia?
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