This month we’re excited to launch our new member socials, plus a huge thank you to Joe for his 16 years with the Association!

Read our February 2019 newsletter here

The Internet Association of Australia is pleased to launch a new monthly event series for our members: Unplugged with IAA. This is the perfect opportunity to connect with your peers and other industry professionals for a casual sundowner. Hosted on the the third Tuesday of every month from 5pm, each event you will find us in a different capital city.

At each catch up we’ll have a theme, an invited guest or a lightning talk. If you have a suggestion please drop us a line to

The series launch will be in Sydney on Tuesday 19 March – where you are invited to meet the IAA Board. Come along and have a chat to the team – why not extend the invitation to an interested colleague?  –  find out what we’ve been working on, our plans for the next 12 months and let us know what you need from the leadership group.

In April we’ll be heading to Melbourne, and you can check out the line up below and keep an eye on our events listing for upcoming dates.

We’ll see you in your capital city soon…

IAA Unplugged Sydney
Tuesday 19 March 2019, from 5.00pm
The Shelbourne Hotel, 200 Sussex Street, Sydney
RSVP via Members Portal, or by emailing

IAA Unplugged Melbourne
Tuesday 16 April 2019, from 5.00pm
at The Crafty Squire, 127 Russell Street, Melbourne
RSVP via Members Portal, or by emailing


We are looking for a Peering Engineer to join our team!

This remote role can be based in any state, and some of the key responsibilities will include

  • The provision and troubleshooting of IX services
  • Maintaining and monitoring of IX/ IAA networks
  • Executing project work – new sites, migrations etc.
  • Identifying and providing input on improvements to networks and process
  • Participating in a 24×7 on-call rotation

If this sounds like you, or someone you know, you can download a copy of the position description and visit our seek ad for more details on how to apply.

Applications close Friday 22nd February.

The IAA Board are progressing the search for a Chief Executive Officer following a number of expressions of interest received.

The CEO will work with the Board to deliver on the Association’s strategic vision, and help guide the Association’s future.

Formal applications for the position will close on Friday 15 February.

Interested parties are encouraged to contact the Board Chair, David Hooton, by email to for a confidential discussion and further details on the position.