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Turnbull calls for earlier introduction of coding in schools
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for the country's schools to introduce IT skills such as coding to students much earlier than they do now, suggesting that children as young as five or six should be introduced to coding.
WA cracks down on website data-scraping practices
Western Australia's Department of Mines and Petroleum is revamping its online systems after claims that some companies have been using special software to 'scrape' data from the department's online system in order to gain an edge in claiming surrendered mining tenements.
Turnbull proposes shared wireless spectrum market
A new discussion paper released by the Department of Communications is calling for greater sharing of the country's radiofrequency spectrum in a bid to free up space as it approaches a bandwidth shortage in the accommodation of emerging wireless technology.
Victoria launches IT education program in SME productivity blitz
A new program launched by the Victorian government is aiming to assist in generating a potential AU$3.5 billion productivity boost by improving the information and communications technology skills among small and medium-sized business owners.