Senator Kate Lundy has opened the M-Enabling Australia conference, being held yesterday and today at the Australian technology Park in the Sydney suburb of Redfern.
Labor would support new laws that ensure more disabled people can access websites and digital content, according to Senator Kate Lundy.
Australia's best of the best in ICT were revealed last night at the National 2013 iAwards, a showy event held at Crown Melbourne.
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.
The Federal Government has released a guide to the secure use of cloud computing. It is part of a much broader security framework.
When the full Rudd Ministry was sworn in at Government House yesterday two other MPs were given responsibilities in the Communications portfolio.
Senator Stephen Conroy has resigned as Minister for Communications. His replacement will not be announced until the full Cabinet reshuffle, expected within three days.
OPINION. Last night’s dramatic events in Canberra may have a major bearing on the future of the National Broadband Network.
The newly-created Office of the Australian Information Commissioner would bring with it an era with much easier access to public sector information and a boon for Gov 2.0 practices, Parliamentary Secretary Kate Lundy said.
Freshly-minted Parliamentary Secretary Kate Lundy was awarded the top prize at the World eGovernment Forum in Paris overnight, with an international panel voting her the planet's most influential and effective eDemocracy and Gov 2.0 leader.
Next generation software is dependent on the concept of 'where,' driving the need for more accurate and available geospatial information, Spatial Industries Business Association chief executive David Hocking says.
The Governor General Quentin Bryce;s administrative arrangements order issued with the swearing in of Ministers confirms the expanded role of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet in the coordination of tech sector issues.
On Saturday, September 18, Melbourne will mark Software Freedom Day, a day observed worldwide to spread the message of free and open source software.
In a major boost for the sector, the Prime Minister Julia Gillard has signalled a hands-on role for herself in fostering "digital productivity," and appointed Stephen Conroy and Kate Lundy to assist her in the role.
The generational change that saw Kevin Rudd swept to power in 2007 brought with it great expectations from a local technology sector which had struggled for a decade to convince John Howard that the industry deserved a bigger priority profile in national affairs.
Government is considering another round of public consultation on its controversial internet filter plans, this time to fine tune the transparency and accountability measures attached the complaints-based blacklist scheme.
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