Doing Business With Japan – DFAT Melbourne Institute 2010

In view of the ongoing importance of the Australia–Japan trade and investment relationship and the need to maintain an in-depth understanding of the nature of this relationship for policy guidance and further engagement with Japan, the Australia–Japan Foundation (AJF) funded this research investigating Australian companies’ business dealings with and perceptions about Japan. The research, which […]

Federal Government NBN Statement of Expectations – December 2010

The Governments central NBN objectives are to deliver significant improvement in broadband service quality to all Australians, address the lack of high speed broadband in Australia, particularly outside of metropolitan areas, and reshape the telecommunications sector. The Government recognises that access to affordable, high speed broadband is essential to the way Australians communicate and do […]

AGIMO Releases Australian Federal Government Cloud Computing Strategy Consultation Paper

7th Jan 2011. AGIMO has released a Cloud Computing Strategy Consultation paper on behalf of the Australian Federal Government. Comments should be emailed to In its wide-reaching draft strategy paper, the Department of Finance and Regulation advised that it will allow agencies to “choose cloud based services if they demonstrate value for money and […]

Australian ICT Trade Update ACS Dec 2010

Australian ICT Trade Update – ACS December 2010

For Australia’s ICT trade, much of this decade has been one of a steady recovery from the ‘Dot Com’ downturn, but 2009 bears the scars of the Global Financial Crisis. The ‘Dot Com’ downturn triggered a new wave of globalisation in the information and communication technology (ICT) industries with increasing specialisation along the value chain […]

ACCC Advice on NBN Points of Interconnect – ACCC November 2010

This paper has been developed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in response to a request from the government for the ACCC and NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) to undertake a process, including public consultation, to seek to agree upon the number and location of initial Points of Interconnect (POI) for the National […]

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 […]

Corruption Risks in NSW Public Sector Procurement Consultation Paper ICAC July 2010

Corruption Risks in NSW Public Sector Procurement Consultation Paper – ICAC July 2010

Procurement is a major risk area for corruption in the NSW public sector. Its impact can include financial loss, reputational costs, a negative impact on safety, and poor quality goods, services and infrastructure. Recent ICAC investigations into the NSW Fire Brigades, Housing NSW, Roads and Traffic Authority, RailCorp, and TransGrid exposed the costs of procurement-related […]

Asia Pac Digital Mktg Yrbook ADMA July 2010

Asia Pacific Digital Marketing Yearbook – ADMA July 2010

Digital marketing in Asia Pacific in 2010 offers almost infinite combinations of ways to engage customers, participate in their communities, sell them products and services, and build brands and corporate reputations. Content can be highly personalised, relevant and localised deeply to take into account factors such as language, location, time of day, past behaviour and […]