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Labor leader Bill Shorten has called on the federal government to take up his idea behind introducing coding to the school curriculum.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed disappointment in the amount of students taking up STEM education, days after the release of Australia's 2015 Budget, which made no specific details of how the government will be supporting STEM learning.
Optus has said that its proposal to get content providers to pay for bandwidth guarantees is about collaborating with telcos and providing the products that consumers want.
Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has pledged to wipe the HECS debts for 100,000 science, engineering, maths, and technology graduates in his reply to the 2015 Budget.
Less than two months after passing legislation that was designed to limit access to stored telecommunications data, the Australian government has quietly added Immigration and Border Protection to the list of agencies that can access data.
American residents could soon be exempt from the NSA's dragnet, unless surveillance is approved by the secretive FISA court, with the USA Freedom Act passing the US House of Representatives and heading to the Senate.
Macquarie Telecom has joined Amazon and Microsoft on the federal government's certified cloud services list after receiving security approval from the Australian Signals Directorate.
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman saw connection complaints make up 44.8 percent of all NBN-related complaints between January and March 2015.
The federal government has committed AU$5.5 billion under the Jobs and Small Business package to help small businesses reduce tax liabilities and red tape.
Between May 2012 and October 2014, up to 282 customers may have been told that they could not receive an ADSL service from an ISP, only to find that Telstra Retail said they could.
The current state of the Australian health sector is scattered between some practitioners having access to the latest system while others do not, creating a lot of inconsistent communication.
The Australian government is putting ASIC in charge of AU$7.8 million to establish a crowdsourced equity funding regulatory framework.
The Australian Department of Human Services and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection are set to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for new IT systems.
The Australian Department of Defence will take on the responsibilities of the Defence Materiel Organisation, with the federal government set to abolish the agency from July.
Australian government agencies have been asked to contribute almost half of the funding for improved digital services.
After Victoria University opened its datacentre in Sunshine, Victoria in 2009, it has been progressively migrating its infrastructure services over from its old, inefficient centre in Footscray to the new site, and plans to ramp up the migration over the next six months.
Today Australians took to the streets in Sydney to support Wikileaks and freedom of speech, as well as to protest the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The CSIRO and National ICT Australia in conjunction with the New South Wales Government yesterday launched a new multimillion-dollar broadband research lab in Marsfield designed to develop applications for the National Broadband Network.
The University of Michigan has emerged as the victor from the finals of the Multi-Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC) held last week.
Fibre-optic backbone specialist Nextgen Networks has installed over 8000km of its own fibre across Australia, but its current role as prime contractor for the government's 6000km Regional Backbone Blackspots Program (RBBP) has given it a high profile in the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll-out, especially now that the provider has reached its halfway point.
We took a trip down to Ingleburn to Australia's largest media broadcast facility, MediaHub. ZDNet Australia had a chat with its chief, Andrew Hogg, and dived behind the lines to have a peek at its server-heavy backline.
An Australian team has recently demonstrated its robotics "wizardry" by advancing to the grand finals of an international land warfare robot competition to be held in South Australia in November.
Western Australia is the next stop for NBN Co and Nextgen Network's backhaul roll-out, as the companies continue their mission to eliminate broadband holes around Australia.
In the lead-up to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's July date for switching on National Broadband Network (NBN) services in the first Tasmanian homes, ZDNet Australia has obtained some photographs of the roll-out taking place in Scottsdale, Tasmania.
iiNet today announced the "powering up" of its new Western Australian datacentre, with enough racks to make a butcher jealous.
Victorian Premier John Brumby today officially inaugurated Wipro's new South Melbourne offices.
On Wednesday, NBN Co and Nextgen Networks commenced the first leg of the government's backhaul roll-out, which will battle Australia's connectivity blackspots.
Telstra has not been separated and construction of the NBN on the mainland is still in the pipeline, but today saw Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd kick off a conference that was designed to help Australia understand how 100 megabits per second broadband can be used.
IBM has opened a new IT Services Centre located in The University of Ballarat's Technology Park, the centre is expected to create 300 jobs.
Sydney's first ever Media140 conference, held at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) studios, drew around 300 academics, journalists and media enthusiasts to discuss the benefits and risks that professionals face in using open social networks, such as Twitter.
Following the internet blackout in Egypt over the last week, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this morning said that he didn't think the Australian Government had the power to pass a law to make internet service providers cut off the internet.
Billionaire retailer Gerry Harvey yesterday said that the debate about foreign retailers not being forced to collect GST on some Australian purchases had been misconstrued as a battle between the internet and companies like his own Harvey Norman empire.
Telstra's wireless service is for Australian road warriors who don't mind paying big bucks for maximum mobility.According to the Telstra, its existing CDMA network covers about one-fifth of the Australian landmass and over 98 percent of the population.
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