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NBN to boost Aussie film industry

Australia’s film industry could dramatically increase its competitiveness through the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to Tony Clark, chairman at South Australian digital animation studio Rising Sun Pictures.

Written by Tim Lohman04 April 11 15:24

AGIMO releases new government open source guide

Open source software can benefit government and the wider community through improving interoperability and reducing costs, according to the Australian Government chief information officer, Ann Steward.

Written by Tim Lohman31 March 11 11:02

SA to turn ambulances into remote offices

South Australian ambulances will be able to tap directly into emergency response and medical information systems via a high-speed mobile broadband network under a new project flagged by the state government.

Written by Tim Lohman31 March 11 09:55

WA Govt pours $39.2m into regional mobile comms

The WA Government is to provide $39.2 million in first phase funding to encourage the private sector to build and maintain mobile communications services in regional and remote areas of the state.

Written by Tim Lohman31 March 11 09:19

Streaming IP cameras to lift security at Perth CHOGM

WA Police will make use of IP cameras connected by wireless to lift the security surrounding the leaders of some 70 countries and their entourages at the forthcoming 2011 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) meeting to be held in Perth.

Written by Tim Lohman31 March 11 08:49

Mandatory ISP-level filter won't lift cyber safety

The Federal Government’s proposed mandatory internet service provider-level filter has been dealt another blow with some of the Internet’s largest companies arguing the technology alone will not increase the cyber safety of young Australians.

Written by Tim Lohman22 March 11 10:41

Australia should appoint cyber security czar

The creation of an Australian cyber security czar or ombudsman is needed, but would be of limited use in the promotion of greater online security, a Senate inquiry has heard.

Written by Tim Lohman22 March 11 12:04

Roll student iPad, NBN access costs into HECS fees: Monash

Monash University is considering rolling the costs of technology devices and supporting infrastructure into tertiary education fees to help even out learning disparities for students without access to their own PCs, tablets and internet connectivity.

Written by Tim Lohman18 March 11 12:27

NBN Co to delay Second Release NBN sites

NBN Co has confirmed it expects to delay the launch of its Second Release sites as a consequence of protracted negotiations with Telstra, revealed today.

Written by Tim Lohman18 March 11 13:00

Telstra pushes back shareholder vote on NBN Co deal

Telstra (ASX:TLS) has pushed back an extraordinary general meeting initially scheduled in July for shareholders to vote on its financial heads of agreement with NBN Co, but has continued to advise that negotiations remain on track.

Written by Tim Lohman18 March 11 10:21

SMS and MMS to deliver government services

The Queensland Government is to source SMS and MMS services as part of a new common use whole-of-government supply strategy.

Written by Tim Lohman15 March 11 09:47
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