The Internet and its influence on Australian society
18 May 2015
The Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF) launches its 2015 program today, and it is the most ambitious one yet.
Seeking 2015 auIGF Ambassadors
2 December 2014
Debate to retain a free, open and interoperable Internet is what the Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF) exists to facilitate. Inviting ‘ambassadors’ to assist in the co-ordination of the auIGF is how the wider Internet using community can take an active role of engagement.
‘How the Internet is transforming Australian society’
17 November 2014
There is little doubt that 2014 has presented numerous challenges to Internet users and legislators. The data retention bill, the worldwide ‘GamerGate’ controversy and rampant online harassment affect us all. Debate within the third sector about the implications of initiatives like the Ice Bucket Challenge and the impact of limited Internet access on young Australians in remote and indigenous communities has been intense. Conversely, we know that more young people than ever are engaged in political and social debate because of their ability to participate easily online. The Internet continues to transform Australian society, for better or for worse
auIGF to feature panel on proposed mandatory metadata retention laws
13 August 2014
.au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA), the convenor of the 2014 Australian Internet Governance Forum, announces the addition of a panel discussion on proposed mandatory metadata retention laws. The panel will be held as part of the first day of the auIGF, on Tuesday 26 August, in Melbourne.
Applications sought for 2014 auIGF Ambassadors
12 May 2014
.au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA – www.auda.org.au), organisers of the 2014 Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF), are currently seeking five “ambassadors” to help co-ordinate the event and facilitate discussion on Internet-related policy issues. The application period closes on Wednesday 21 May.