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Australia's internet service providers have expressed their eagerness to work with the government to continue the fight against internet piracy.
The Queensland Department of Health is working to patch what it is calling a 'computer infrastructure issue' that has affected the department's central data service centre, which is hooked into the state's hospital network.
Robotics and automation could put well over half a million jobs in professions such as bookkeeping, accounting, and stenography at risk for the year ending 2014, according to the Department of Industry's latest report.
The Australian government is moving ahead with plans to crack down on online copyright infringement, with website blocking and warning notices coming in 2015.
A whole-of-government multi-use list for vendors of data analytics tools and services to be opened for application requests in early January will play a central role in the ATO's data and analytics program, set to kick off next year.
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has refused to release the PricewaterhouseCoopers report prepared for the government on the cost of the industry for the Australian government's mandatory data-retention legislation.
NEC Australia has strengthened its position as the Northern Territory's go-to provider of IT services, inking an AU$55 million end-user computing contract with the top end's government.
The Australian Taxation Office has 60 new staff members on board to look into tax avoidance and profit hiding conducted by a number of multinational companies, including Apple, Google, Facebook, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Adobe.
The final report by an inquiry into Australia's financial system has called for the formation of a public-private collaborative innovation committee, with the aim of helping the local industry keep pace with emerging technology in the sector.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that NBN Co will soon release an audited historical cost per premises passed for the fibre-to-the-home network to show the actual cost of the network rollout up until the multi-technology mix switch.
The government is looking to remove regulation to allow companies to seek crowd-sourced funding in Australia.
Australian telcos will need to hand over confidential network expansion plans to the government in order to be eligible for mobile network blackspot funding.
Request documents from the Australian Federal Police to Apple reveal that the company often, but not always, hands over customer information without a warrant.
The New South Wales government's one-stop shop for customer service could only launch thanks to the flexibility and agility of cloud services, according to IT director Jacqui McPherson.
ACMA's latest telecommunications industry report, tabled in parliament on Wednesday, has revealed that for the first time, Australia's active mobile service tally has declined, indicating that the market has finally reached saturation point.
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.
The publicly-funded research body National ICT Australia (NICTA) held its annual showcase of technology yesterday. On show was technology ranging from bionic eyes to a mathematically-proven operating system kernel.
Last night digital economy stakeholders and enthusiasts turned up in droves to be at the launch of Conroy's future directions paper.
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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