NBN – Broadening the Debate – Final Report from the Inquiry into the Role and Potential of the National Broadband Network

10th Aug 2011. This report, from the Australian government House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications, examines the impact of the proposed National Broadband Network being implemented by the Australian Government. This report seeks to contribute significantly to the national conversation by broadening the debate and the Committee greatly valued the many considered […]

Media Convergence – ACMA Occasional Paper on Converged Legislative Frameworks

30th July 2011. Over the last few months, the Australian government has been seeking submissions on the issue of convergence. Legislative convergence – the amalgamation of communications, internet and media legislation under a single, converged legislative framework – has often been viewed as a best practice response to convergence issues. Click here to download the […]

How Digital Economy Will Transform Business UK Oxford Economics June 2011

How Digital Economy Will Transform Business – UK Oxford Economics June 2011

International leaders face an era of unprecedented change. The recession and financial crisis that ended in 2009 caused a seismic shift that has reshaped the global business landscape. The world economy is now characterized by sluggish growth in the West, a shift in power to the East, and value-driven customers and rising risks everywhere. At […]

Optimising Australia's Response to the Cyber Challenge - Kokoda Foundation February 2011

Optimising Australia’s Response to the Cyber Challenge – Kokoda Foundation February 2011

The Australian Government’s 2009 Cyber Security Strategy states that cyber security is one of Australia’s top-tier national security priorities. It highlights that Australia’s national security, economic prosperity and social wellbeing are critically dependent upon the availability, integrity and confidentiality of a range of information and communications technologies. There is a growing threat from state and […]

State of the internet in Australia in 2011 – comScore

14th Feb 2011. This presentation, given by comScore in February 2011, provides key insights into recent internet usage trends in Australia. Click here to download the slides from the presentation The presentation examines the online audience in Australia and compares it to countries around the world. Web usage is broken down into a number of […]

Mobile Social Networking in 2015 – Airwide 2010

As part of its commitment to offering mobile operators relevant and valuable applications and services now, and in the future, Airwide Solutions commissioned mobile research agency mobile SQUARED to survey mobile operators from around the world on their thoughts on the expected development in mobile communications over the next five years. The research took place […]

SA Technology Industries Strategic Plan TIA Oct 2010

South Australian Technology Industries Strategic Plan – TIA October 2010

This five year strategic plan is aimed at assisting the dynamic South Australian $7.5 billion electronics, digital media, telecommunications and ICT industry to continue to grow and prosper both domestically and in terms of export. Strong and sustained export growth has been characteristic of this industry since it first began. Domestic demand is not sufficient […]

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 […]