ISOC-AU Media Releases
- 22 Jan 2015:
The Data Retention Bill: A threat to civil rights protections that just won't work!
- 24 Nov 2014:
Internet Society of Australia Charts New Course - Appoints CEO
- 25 Oct 2014:
Internet Society of Australia Announces New Executive
- 06 Aug 2014:
Ten questions about Metadata Retention
- 04 Jul 2014:
ISOC-AU President Appointed to Global Internet Governance Body
- 05 Aug 2013:
ISOC-AU Demands the Australian Government Come Clean
- 16 May 2013:
ASIC Abuse of Powers to Block Internet Traffic
- 9 November 2012:
Internet Society of Australia Applauds Filtering Decision
- 23 April 2012:
Australian Honoured in Internet Hall of Fame
- 9 November 2011:
New Executive for ISOC-AU
- 8 June 2011: WORLD IPv6
DAY – "Best School Day Ever!"
- 7 June 2011: World IPv6
Day Gains Momentum in Australia
- 4 June 2011: World IPv6
Day Participation Continues to Grow
- 3 February 2011:
Internet Society Statement on IPv4 Depletion
- 16 February 2010: ISOC-AU does not
support the Government's proposed mandatory blocking of Refused
Classification (RC) material on the Internet
- 4 February 2010: ISOC-AU applauds
today's decision of the Australian Federal Court in the case of Roadshow
Films Pty Limited v iiNET Limited
- 1 July 2009: The Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU) has just received a grant of approximately $US 10,000 from the
global Internet Society (ISOC) to develop capacity in other ISOC Chapters to
advocate for Internet accessibility for people with disabilities.
- 2 June 2006: the Internet Society of Australia,
au Domain Administration, Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers
Association and BuildersNet Pty Ltd will work together on a new project called
IPv6 for e-Business, to be funded by the Australian Government through the
Information Technology Online (ITOL) Program of the Department of
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts.
- 14 Aug 2002: Broadband - ISOC-AU has provided a
submission to the Broadband
Advisory Group on `Fast Internet' terminology, symmetric access,
pricing and competition, rural and remote issues, and a call for a
Statement of National Leadership.
- 30 May 2002: The Internet Society and the
International Telecommunication Union have announced agreement on a
method for bridging our two worldwide communications networks: the
telephone system and the Internet.
- 06 May 2002: ISOC-AU supports the
Australian Government inquiry into wireless broadband technologies.
- 10 October 2001: In consultation with its
individual and organisational members representing more than 40,000
Australian Internet users ISOC-AU has developed
13 key steps for high
quality development of the Internet.
- 03 September 2001: ISOC-AU hopes for
considerable user benefits to follow from ICANN
support for transfer of the delegation of .au to auDA.
- 27 August 2001: Tony Hill, ED of ISOC-AU, is delivering the
keynote address at an
international meeting of Pacific Nations on 27 August 2001 in Noumea.
- 13 July 2001: Adoption of
the Competition Report by the auDA board will provide
a new competitive regime for delivery of domain name services.
- 04 July 2001: Establishment of the
Broadband Xchange industry forum will progress delivery of high
speed Internet services.
- 09 May 2001: ISOC-AU welcomes approval of
new policies for allocation of .au domain names
by the .au Domain Administration company, auDA.
- 09 March 2001: ISOC-AU
greets members of the global Internet community to Australia
for the meetings of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
- 21 January 2001: Formation of ICT (Information
Communications and Telecommunications Alliance) is announced, bringing
together the leading representative bodies of the information industry.
- 17 October 2000:
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has
announced that its March 2001 board meeting will be held in
Melbourne, following significant work on the part of ISOC-AU.
- 08 August 2000: ADSL broadband Internet
technology still leaves Australia behind other countries in maximising
economic and social benefits from the Internet.
- 12 July 2000: auDA and Mebourne IT
have finally reached funding agreement
which will allow auDA to fulfil its charter as an industry self-regulatory
- 28 June 2000: Australia's new privacy
legislation could still leave Australia out of
world e-commerce markets.
- 26 June 2000: ISOC-AU applauds NOIE's funding of
auDA's Name Policy and Competition Panels.
- 10 May 2000: The 2000 Federal Budget
contains no major new measures to encourage
speedy adoption of information technology.
- 17 April 2000: New privacy legislation
introduced to the Federal Parliament is not sufficient to give Internet
- 28 February 2000: Australia is in danger of
losing key Internet opportunities following the resignation of the CEO
of the new domain name administration body, auDA.
- 18 January 2000:Triple J debate on Internet content regulation
between ISOC-AU ED Tony Hill and Senator Richard Alston.
- 27 October 1999: Call for urgent action on
customer access to bandwidth in comments to National
- 21 October 1999: Internet censorship
definitions may make thousands of businesses liable as ISPs and ICHs.
- 17 October 1999: ISOC-AU welcomes
new board for Australian domain names body, auDA.
- 27 August 1999: ISOC-AU today announces the
appointment of Executive Director, Tony Hill.
- 26 April 1999: ISOC-AU applauds
auDA Domain Name reform process.