News & Media Releases
|Electronic Networks - Building Community: 5th Community Networking Conference: 3,4,5 July, 2002|
This conference, the 5th in Australia, is a must for anyone who is interested in enriching communities through accessible electronic networking. A Call for Papers for the conference has been announced. Please vist the website for more information.
Community Networking Conference Website
- APEC guide around e-Business strategy pitfalls
APEC has adopted a new Australian-produced guide to establishing successful e-business
- Australia.gov.au, developed by NOIE, is now live
Visit the new top level site of the Commonwealth portals initiative, designed to make government information and services easier to find.
- Community Welfare Groups And Industry Seek A New Housing Deal
Part of six-point National Housing Plan calls for Web-enabling of Australia’s housing stock to fully realise the potential of the new economy.
- Earthworks begin at Tech Port
The Commonwealth Technology Port, backed by $22.5 million from the Commonwealth government’s federation fund, will be a hub within Melbourne’s Docklands precinct for education, collaboration and interaction between smaller technology organisations and larger established companies, according to the Minister for Communications, IT and the Arts Senator Richard Alston.
- Electronic Networks - Building Community: Fifth Community Networking Conference
Expressions of interest for workshops, papers and presentations are sought for the Conference.
- Government acts to increase SME participation in Government IT contracts
The Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Richard Alston, today released an Action Plan addressing inhibitors to small-to-medium sized enterprises (SME) participation in Commonwealth Government IT outsourcing contracts.
- IIA : Roadmap for the Information Economy
Internet Industry Association (IIA) Releases Foundation Policy Roadmap for the Information Economy
- ISOC-AU - The Internet Society of Australia: Election 2001 - The Internet is for Everyone
ISOC-AU aims to foster high-quality development of the Internet to deliver benefit to all Australians.
- Online Services Refined To Meet Community's Needs
The first phase of the $4 million redevelopment of the Bracks Government's portal www.vic.gov.au was launched today (30/10) by the Minister for State and Regional Development, John Brumby.
- RTC Programme Delivers Online Banking To A Further 43 Rural Communities
Online banking and bill pay services will soon be available to a further 43 rural communities through the Federal Government's Rural Transaction Centres (RTC) Programme.
- Telstra opens new technology showcase
Telstra's new technology showcase was officially opened(24/10) today by Telstra Chief Executive Officer, Dr Ziggy Switkowski, and Victorian Treasurer and Minister for State and Regional Development, John Brumby.
- Toorumbee Station first with 2-way Satellite Internet
Residents of Toorumbee Station in Western Queensland are the first to come on line through Telstra's new 2-way satellite Internet service made possible by the Federal Government's $150 million initiative and were congratulated in an email by the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts today (28/9).
- Youth Law
A great inter active site for young peoples legal needs
- e-gaps program
The e-gaps program is an initiative of the Victorian Government's Connecting Victoria Strategy to ensure that all Victorians, regardless of where they live, have the opportunity to benefit from the Internet.
- 'Go Girl, Go for IT' 2 day expo
Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd October at Monash University - Clayton Campus
- ALIA 2001 Awards for Innovation
LOTE outreach to housing estate project
- GO Vic
GO Vic is a Victorian Government initiative to give Victorians, especially those in regional and remote areas, better access to the information they need to use the Internet in their everyday lives.
- Virtual Communities
Virtual Communities' goal is to bring the education and communication opportunities available through the Internet into the home of every Australian family.