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Australians believe schools should teach online safety cucciculum with a new study showing that many parents have not taken proactive security measures to protect their family/home when distance learning was introduced to their lives, despite being concerned that their children could be exposed to scams or illegal content. 

Published in Security

Volunteer group Australian Parents for Climate Action has urged the NSW Government to reject Snowy Hydro’s proposal to build a $600 million gas power plant in Kurri Kurri; and instead asks the NSW Government to support the manufacturing of solar panels in the Hunter Valley.

Published in Climate

 

Recent major upgrades to Telstra's fixed network across 525 exchange locations in regional NSW is said to bring substantial capacity improvements and help address digital access equality for the first time in many regional towns and centres.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

With millions returning to work and education, cleanliness in work spaces and schools has never been so high on the agenda, alongside Dyson’s desire to create compelling and groundbreaking new technologies. The new Dyson HEPA Cool Formaldehyde comes in a version aimed at commercial businesses and offices and integrates incredibly innovative all new solid-state formaldehyde sensors and sealed HEPA 13 standard filtration in a machine that is 20% quieter, ensuring a cleaner space.

Published in Home Tech

Australian consumers and businesses should be more security conscious when using IoT devices, according to a senior executive from digital security products vendor Avast who issued his warning following a recent cyber attack on security camera provider Verkada.

Published in Security

Public school students throughout Western Australia will soon have access to high-speed connectivity under an extension of the partnership between Telstra and the WA Department of Education.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet has completed the rollout of dedicated NBN fibre connections to 59 public schools around the State.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Optus is expanding its Donate Your Data program in a partnership with Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation to support the foundation’s telehealth services network.

Published in Health

GUEST OPINION by Paul Leahy Country Manager, ANZ, Qlik: It’s no secret that data has permeated every aspect of our lives; it sits at the centre of global industries and conversations, touching everything from elections to weather. As with most topics, there is debate, dispute and often doubt as to the role data can, should, and will have in our lives… How will data change our world? What will this look like when it comes to school, work and health? Could data improve learning? How can we use it? And, where are the privacy and ethics lines when we do?

Published in Guest Opinion

UK-based technology vendor Micro Focus has announced its identity management solution has been selected by Insync Solutions as part of the South Australian Department for Education’s EdPass project.

Published in Deals

Broadband services provider CommScope has been selected by the New Zealand Ministry of Education (MoE) to help 2,500 schools meet the connectivity demands of its student populations, with the deployment of up to 38,000 Wi-Fi 6 access points and 12,000 Multi-gig switches.

Published in Deals

Peak data demand on the National Broadband Network's main wholesale access service has eased as Australians start returning to schools and workplaces, although peak throughput on the main NBN wholesale access service remains above the pre-COVID-19 baseline.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet has helped Catholic Education Tasmania (CET) overcome slow and unreliable Internet in remote areas with the rollout of NBN business enterprise ethernet across the State.

Published in Deals

HP Australia has pledged to donate over $400,000 worth of essential technology to help NSW students and schools in regions affected by bushfires get back on their feet during the COVID 19 pandemic, through its Kids Fund initiative in partnership with UNICEF Australia and childrens’ charity Royal Far West (RFW).

Published in Health

The NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node (NSWCSIN) is partnering with IBM to bolster its existing ‘Cyber-STEM’ workforce program, with 68 NSW Secondary Schools to adopt IBM’s Open P-TECH (Pathways in Technology) platform.

Published in Education

Optus is partnering with the Australian Business and Community Network (ABCN) to provide disadvantaged secondary school students with a free Prepaid mobile plan to keep them connected and support their studies through its Donate Your Data program.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Germany-based remote control and collaboration software provider TeamViewer has made its online collaboration software solution Blizz available for free to schools and universities forced into remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Health

GUEST OPINION* by Andrew Huntley regional director ANZ and Pacific Islands Barracuda: In the face of growing concerns over the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), increasing numbers of Australian schools are closing and companies are encouraging employees to work from home.

Published in Health

GUEST OPINION* by Andrew Huntley regional director ANZ and Pacific Islands Barracuda: In the face of growing concerns over the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), increasing numbers of Australian schools are closing and companies are encouraging employees to work from home.

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