COMMENT The current Australian government is prepared to bend over a little more than Labor was over the question of investor-state dispute settlements (ISDS) in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, according to a leaked draft of this chapter of the proposed treaty.
Australian now has one of the most draconian mass surveillance regimes in the Western world. Yesterday the Senate passed the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014.
Australia’s Generation Ys – those born during the 1980s and early 1990s – are a ‘freedom loving’ bunch more likely to consider quitting their job to work for themselves, and also claiming that corporate loyalty is an outdated concept.
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) in South Australia wants digital technologies to be introduced as a mandatory subject in the state’s school system and has called on the state government to place a higher priority on promoting ICT skills and digital literacy.
Tasmanian communications and cloud services provider TasmaNet and Microsoft Dynamics ERP Gold Partner UXC Eclipse have formed a partnership to deliver intelligent business solutions in software-as-a-service (SaaS) mode.