Telecoms industry peak body Communications Alliance has welcomed the push by the Federal Parliament’s security committee to “rein in” the sweeping new hacking powers proposed to be handed to national security agencies under the Identify and Disrupt Bill.
Australia’s ageing population will see health services continue to be stretched in coming years unless greater efficiencies are embraced led by modern digital technologies that patients increasingly expect, according to the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has released a new report about devolved data centre decisions, reviewing the current situation, the implications and the challenges, with Macquarie Govt's MD, Aidan Tudehope, issuing comment.
The oversight body for energy reform in Australia, the Energy Security Board, has released a consultation paper outlining ways to close energy sector data gaps through improved access, protection, sharing, integration and the use of data.
The Australian Greens have accused the Federal Government of dropping the ball in response to the ACCC’s digital platforms inquiry, and say the government must implement urgent media reforms if Australian media is to ”play on” after the COVID-19 crisis.
Reform plans designed to strengthen the online safety of Australians are under consideration by the Federal Government, with the Government commencing public consultation on a proposed new Online Safety Act.
Australia’s Telecommunications Association (Telsoc) has welcomed the Federal Government’s public sector restructure, including the combining of the communications and infrastructure departments with responsibility for the National Broadband Network.
Optus has called for national reform to facilitate 5G deployment and urged industry and government collaboration to reassess what it calls “outdated” deployment rules.
Communications industry lobby group Communications Alliance has called for Australia to move to a simpler, more transparent framework of safeguards around the reliability of telecommunications services, ensuring secure access and customer choice in a competitive market.
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has given a tick of approval to changes to legislation for improving consumer protections in the telecommunications industry.
Australia Post’s steady decline in its mail services has hit hard, with the postal service suffering a loss of $222 million for the 2014/15 financial year – its first in more than 30 years.
Salesforce has weighed into the debate in the wake of last week’s federal budget, applauding the “radical” departure from past neglect of startups, but highly critical of Australia’s short-term reform compared to the “long game” approach on startups by our Asian neighbours.
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has called for further reform of Australia's privacy laws, recommending new technology-neutral surveillance laws that would potentially affect Google Glass, among others.
Senator Mathias Cormann LP, the Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, is speaking at IQPC's Process Automation for Super Funds 2011 to be held in Melbourne on the 27-28th September.
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