IT Management

Australia's privacy authorities to forge closer ties

17 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Federal and state government privacy authorities have embarked on a project to foster closer collaboration and knowledge sharing between authorities.

Communications Alliance reviews MPS Code

15 April, 2019

The Communications Alliance is seeking public feedback on a stronger Mobile Premium Services (MPS) Code for the telecommunications sector.

AIIA raises concern over rushed digital legislation

15 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA has criticised the government over legislation rushed through parliament that it says shows a "complete lack of understanding" of the digital economy.

Second Girls in Tech event to be held in Melbourne

15 April, 2019

The second annual Catalyst Conference in Melbourne will be hosted by Girls in Tech from 15–16 May 2019.

Spark fined NZ$675,000 for overcharging customers

15 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand telecommunications company Spark has been fined NZ$675,000 after admitting to have overcharged tens of thousands of customers.

FIRB approves proposed $161m NetComm buyout

15 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board has issued a notice of no objection to the proposed $161m takeover of NetComm Wireless by US-based Casa Systems.

Blockchain incubator set to bolster Australian industry

11 April, 2019 by Angela Skujins

Australia's first incubator program dedicated to helping blockchain start-ups get their businesses up and running will be established in Adelaide.

Telco complaints fall 27.7% in 2H18

11 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman continued to decline during 2H18 due to the efforts of government, regulators and industry.

CSIRO, ACS launch blockchain report

10 April, 2019

A new report focused on the future of blockchain technology has just been launched.

Women in ICT Pathways Program launches

08 April, 2019

The Women in ICT Pathways Program has just been launched by ACS and TasTAFE.

SMEs urged to apply for cyber voucher program

08 April, 2019

Small and medium-sized businesses will receive a boost, with a new cyber voucher program designed to help them access the latest university research.

Ethical AI guidelines under construction

05 April, 2019

The federal government is currently seeking feedback for the creation of guidelines to ensure that artificial intelligence (AI) is developed responsibly in Australia.

Eight APAC tech firms join Sydney Landing Pad

04 April, 2019

Eight new expanding technology companies from across the Asia–Pacific are about to join Sydney's Landing Pad in Haymarket HQ.

Budget 2019: More vision required, says StartupAUS

03 April, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The federal Budget offers small gains but lacks vision on technology, according to the head of advocacy group StartupAUS.

Budget 2019: Opportunity and risk in govt IT programs

03 April, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Industry experts give their take on the government's Budget announcements and identify places where the private sector might fit in.

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