Australian Regional Communications Review - Empowering Digital Communities May 2012

Australian Regional Communications Review – Empowering Digital Communities – May 2012

On 7 July 2011 the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator the Hon. Stephen Conroy, established the committee to conduct the 2011–12 Regional Telecommunications Review to examine telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote parts of Australia. In conducting this review, the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee examined the key telecommunications services. […]

Future of Business Appendix Optus May 2012

Future of Business – Appendices to Report – Access Economics Optus May 2012

Welcome to the Appendices to the 2012 Optus Future of Business Report. For the report itself, see here. Based on interviews with more than 500 IT, finance and marketing decision-makers in government and private sector organisations, this report analyses how digital technologies are transforming Australian business and service models. In particular, the research uncovers the […]

Future of Business Report Access Economics Optus May 2012

Future of Business Report Access Economics – Optus May 2012

Consumer expectations will shape digital trends driving the future of business. New digital innovations are empowering consumers, leading to changes in what products and services are offered, how they are produced, and how they are consumed. Digital innovations are not just new technologies that replace human effort – the changes are having a transformative impact […]

Impact of Convergence Review Norton Rose May 2012

Impact of Convergence Review – Norton Rose May 2012

On 30 April 2012, the Final Report of the Australian Convergence Review Committee was handed down. The Review is one of the most ambitious and far reaching convergence reviews yet undertaken by any industrialised country in the world. The Report proposes substantive changes to Australia’s media, telecommunications, Internet, and content regulatory landscape. For example: The […]

NSW Government ICT Strategy May 2012

NSW Government ICT Strategy – May 2012

The NSW Government is putting the citizen at the centre of decision making and transforming the way it provides services. NSW residents are tech savvy and they expect their Government to move with the times, providing the services they need in the ways they need them. Whether it is through one stop shops or whole […]

Cloud Computing Code of Practice NZ Computer Society May 2012

New Zealand Cloud Computing Code of Practice – NZ Computer Society May 2012

The purpose of the New Zealand Cloud Computing Code of Practice (“The Code”) is to enable professional cloud service providers to benchmark and demonstrate their practices, processes and ethics via a recognised third party to build trust with prospective customers. This can be achieved by service providers or suppliers meeting the requirements of The Code, […]

Review of the Interactive Gambling Act2001 Interim Report May 2012

Review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 – Interim Report – DBCDE May 2012

The Interactive Gambling Act aims to minimise the scope for problem gambling online among Australians by limiting the provision of online gambling services to Australians through interactive technologies such as the internet. Under the IGA, it is an offence to provide certain interactive gambling services to customers physically located in Australia. This offence, which carries […]

Media Convergence Review – Final Report – Glen Boreham DBCDE April 2012

Australia’s media landscape is changing rapidly. Today Australians have access to a greater range of communications and media services than ever before. Developments in technology and increasing broadband speeds have led to the emergence of innovative services not previously imagined. It is now possible to access traditional communications and broadcasting services in new ways, such […]

A Guide to Takeovers in Australia – Mallesons 2012

This guide provides a general introduction to key legal issues and considerations involved in making, or responding to, a bid to acquire control of a publicly-listed entity in Australia. The guide covers the: general laws and regulatory bodies governing acquisitions of interests in public companies; most common methods of acquiring control: off-market takeover bids, on-market […]

High Performance Organisations - Research and Survey Review - AIGroup February 2012

High Performance Organisations – Research and Survey Review – AIGroup February 2012

This research review and survey results are two components of the Australian Industry Group’s High Performance Organisations: Maximising Workforce Potential project. This work was funded under the Commonwealth Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations’ Workforce Innovation Program which provides funding for innovative projects that address workforce skills need. The project was conducted over a […]