jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Mon Apr 27 16:51:32 AEST 2009
from: Fwd: Slattery's Watch - 27th April, 2009
> ACMA's second
> has been made available on international developments in internet
> filtering technologies and other measures for promoting online safety.
> The Federal Government has committed to $81.9 million over 3 years
> to fund the Vocational Education Broadband Network proposed at the 2020 Summit.
> The Telecoms Agreement, between the Tasmanian Government and the
> original owners of Basslink, has been
> following Aurora entering into separate commercial arrangements
> with Basslink, following the Tasmanian Government's decision for
> Aurora to be its strategic partner. Basslink are finalising
> arrangements in Victoria and are expected to light their fibre soon.
> Senator Conroy
> a stakeholder consultation paper, to provide stakeholders the
> opportunity to help identify and prioritise regional locations to
> be assisted as part of the $250 million backhaul initiative. It
> also asks for comment (by 12 May 2009) on technical parameters
> associated with the rollout and arrangements for funding, the
> delivery of services and the ownership of the infrastructure.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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