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 […]

Australian Defence Posture Review – DoD March 2012

Although Australia’s changing strategic environment does not necessitate widespread changes in the location of the ADF’s bases, Australian Defence Force posture needs to be adjusted to meet current and future needs. While there is much that is commendable in the ADF’s current force posture, there are also some significant weaknesses and risks that will become more […]

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 […]

Draft Information and Communication Technology Strategic Vision v2.0 – Australian Government AGIMO 2011

Information and communication technology (ICT) has profoundly changed almost all aspects of society. It is now central to how people communicate, interact, make decisions and do business. This includes the way governments operate and deliver services. ICT plays a key role in social and economic transformation. It makes possible the transformation of government services, its […]

Cloud Computing Opportunities Challenges - ICT Innovation Council December 2011

Cloud Computing Opportunities Challenges – ICT Innovation Council December 2011

Cloud Computing has emerged as the decade’s biggest shift in the way organisations use Information Technology (IT). The following outlines a summary of advice to the Hon Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research from the Information Technology Industry Innovation Council regarding the industry development opportunities and challenges presented by the growth of […]

A Fair Go For All In The Digital Era – Huawei November 2011

The report set out to show in a non-technical way what benefits digital era’s high speed broadband can bring in terms of outcomes for people, their communities, and public services and their businesses. Its argument that high speed broadband was ‘far too important to leave to the geeks and engineers’ touched a chord. This is […]

The Potential for Cloud Computing Services in Australia – Lateral Economics and Macquarie Telecom

12th Oct 2011. This report, by Nicholas Gruen from Lateral Economics and commissioned by Macquarie Telecom looks into the Australian cloud computing services environment. According to the report, ‘Australia’s opportunity is to develop a world-leading regime – a better, not equal, cloud ecosystem.’ Click here to view/download the report The report ties in with the launch […]

2nd Australian Innovation System Report – DIISR August 2011

This is the second of a series of annual reports on the performance of Australia’s National Innovation System. It provides new innovation metrics, analysis and where possible updates of baseline indicators established in the Australian Innovation System 2010 Report. Most of these indicators benchmark Australia’s innovation performance against other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

Australian Government Programs and Incentives – ICT Industry August 2011

This guide provides a summary of Australian Government assistance programs that are available to the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry. It has information about a range of Australian Government programs which can help you to create, innovate, grow and compete globally. There are five sections: Creating innovative ICT solutions, products and services Getting advice, […]

Discussion Paper Review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 – August 2011

The Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (the IGA) was drafted with the aim of minimising the scope for problem gambling among Australians by limiting the provision of 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 […]