Reinecke Report Released – Into the Gershon-Inspired Fed Govt ICT Reform Program

19th Nov 2010. Ian Reinecke’s June report of the “Independent Review of the Australian Government’s ICT Reform Program ” was made public yesterday. Click here to view the report Commissioned by Lindsay Tanner, the former Minister for Finance and Deregulation, the review looked at how well the Australian Government had implemented the reforms recommended by […]

AI Group Backs NBN and Releases Innovation Report – New Thinking New Directions

Click here to download the report: 2010 Innovation Review New Thinking Directions Report AI Group Oct 2010 The Australian Industry Group today welcomed the New Thinking, New Directions Report by the National Innovation Review Steering Group (the Steering Group). The Steering Group was set up by Ai Group in mid 2010 and comprised representatives from […]

Victorian Government Releases A$110m ICT Industry Action Plan

13th Oct 2010. Click here to download report: 2010 VIC ICT Action Plan Oct 2010 With the Victorian state election to be held 27th November 2010, the incumbent Labor government has pledged over $110 million in new funding as part of its ICT Action Plan, including funding for SMEs in a number of grants and […]

NBN Co Releases Information on Proposed Services

30th Aug 2010. The Federal Government National Broadband Network Company, NBN Co, has released a series of product overviews, providing a high level perspective on the fibre, wireless and sattelite services it proposes to offer. Click here to download the Fibre Product Overview Click here to download the Wireless Product Overview Click here to download […]

Coalition Party Broadband Policy Released

10th Aug 2010. The federal Liberal/National coalition has finally released its A$6bn alternative election policy (a 19 page document) to Labors A$43bn National Broadband Network policy. Click here to view the policy Press commentary on the 2 alternative election policies focuses on: the risk of successful rollout of large infrastructure projects undertaken by government an […]

Internet Industry Association Releases Detailed Digital Economy Manifesto

27th July 2010. Last week in Melbourne the Australian Internet Industry Association launched a 51 page “manifesto on internet policy and regulation, with principles and recommendations to guide decision making”. Click here to download a copy “We’re interested in the responses by political parties to our recommendations over the coming weeks,” IIA chief executive, Peter […]

New UK Company Board Governance Standards

10th June 2010, To help company boards become more effective and more accountable to their shareholders, the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) recently announced changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code. The changes include a clearer statement of the board’s responsibilities relating to risk, a greater emphasis on the importance of getting the right mix […]

Guide to Limiting Supplier Liability in ICT Contracts with Australian Government Agencies

The Second Edition of the Guide to Limiting Supplier Liability in ICT Contracts with Australian Government Agencies provides ICT procurement officers with detailed guidance on the application of the ICT Liability Policy contained in Finance Circular 2006/03 and offers tools to help agencies determine appropriate levels of supplier liability based on assessments of risk. Click […]