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Thursday, 19 August 2021 13:03

auDA launches new .au direct domain

Domain names administrator auDA is launching a new domain - .au direct - which it says will complement the existing suite of Australian namespaces, for example com.au and org.au.

Published in Technology Regulation

New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency The Commerce Commission has laid down its expectations of the country’s fuel businesses ahead of a new regulatory regime taking effect in August.

Published in Technology Regulation

New Zealand’s largest telco Chorus will be able to earn revenues of NZ$689 million in 2022 increasing to NZ$786 million in 2024 under new revenue caps and price-quality guidelines for the telecoms sector announced by the country’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency The Commerce Commission is seeking public views on how it should prioritise its regulatory work program in a move aimed at helping the energy and airport sectors address upcoming issues including the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy and managing any continuing impact of COVID-19.

Published in Technology Regulation

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Published in Business IT

GUEST OPINION by Rajesh Ganesan, Vice President at ManageEngine: Faced with perhaps the most disruptive circumstances of their existence, organisations worldwide realised that they had no greater ally than technology in their quest to ensure some sort of work continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Guest Opinion
Monday, 21 December 2020 16:57

Button battery safety regulations announced

Regulations have been introduced by the Commonwealth Government to reduce the risks that button and coin batteries present to young children.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has directed Telstra to comply with its billing accuracy obligations after an investigation found it had overcharged more than 10,000 customers a total of almost $2.5 million over a 12-year period.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has released a decision on its approach to determining the value of the financial losses to be incurred by fibre providers during the initial period of operating Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) networks before demand met supply.

Published in Technology Regulation

Just one in 14 Australian consumers trust organisations to keep their personal information private

GUEST RESEARCH by OpenText: New research from OpenText reveals that nearly half (44%) of Australian consumers would pay more to do business with an organisation that is committed to protecting their personal data, compared to 40 per cent of consumers globally.

Published in Guest Research

New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, has released its first set of final decisions on the input methodologies that will apply to fibre fixed line access services, with new rules designed to safeguard consumers of fibre broadband.

Published in Technology Regulation

New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, has released guuidance on how it will monitor and enforce obligations on telecommunication network operators to offer fibre and other wholesale services to retailers on an equivalent and non-discriminatory basis.

Published in Technology Regulation

Electronics retailer Get Gizmo will offer to refund approximately 4,000 customers who were charged for unsolicited purchases before the 10 day cooling off period ended, under a court-enforceable undertaking given to the ACCC, by its sole director, Himanshu Bist.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australian financial firms are struggling to keep up with the pace of regulatory change, with 69% of local risk managers concerned that complex, interconnected new risks are emerging more rapidly than their own skills are advancing.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 10:40

ARENA seeks input on bioenergy roadmap

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is seeking input from stakeholders in the bioenergy sector to underpin the development of a bioenergy roadmap aimed at identifying the role the sector can play in Australia’s energy transition and to help meet emission reduction commitments.

Published in Energy

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