Entries by Emily Gallarde

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Consumer Data Rights (CDR)

August’s Advocacy Corner Update We also made a submission responding to the Treasury’s Consumer Data Right (CDR) sectoral assessment for the telecommunications sector. In our submission, we extended our support for consumers to have a right to their own data to make informed choices, but argued that mechanisms already exist which facilitate that well. We […]

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NBN Co Special Access Undertaking (SAU) 

August’s Advocacy Corner Update IAA is participating in the working group that is developing the Building Block Model (BBM) underpinning the financials for the review of NBN Co’s standard access undertaking (SAU). This process will see us working collectively with the ACCC, NBN Co, RSPs and the Department of Communications to discuss and consider a […]

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July 1996 President’s Report

01-Jul-1996 Members, After the Inaugural General Meeting of the Western Australian Internet Association (Inc.) (WAIA) the Executive Committee moved to implement the resolutions of the organisation. Executive Board Structure Shortly after the IAGM, the Board formed for the Inaugural Executive Meeting with the following members selected to handle the subsequent portfolios: Paul McCutcheon – President […]

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IAASysters@AusNOG Program

This year we are proud to launch our new IAASysters@AusNOG program. This program is based on the international systers.org and systers@IETF programs and offers ten sponsored attendees the opportunity to participate in both the AusNOG conference and our IAASysters@AusNOG workshop.   As avid sponsors and attendees of the AusNOG conference, we have noticed declining participation rates from certain sectors of our industry in previous years. As our […]

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Open Submissions

July’s Advocacy Corner Update Submissions which may be of interest to our members include:   ACMA has an open consultation for their Statement of Expectations for Consumer Vulnerability. The purpose of this is to outline expectations for how the telecommunications industry should support vulnerable consumers, especially in the areas of internal business practices, selling and contracting, customer service, financial hardship […]

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NBN Co Special Access Undertaking (SAU) 

July’s Advocacy Corner Update Following the SAU roundtable last month hosted by the ACCC, we sent through a written submission responding to questions posed. In our submission, we advocated for price controls that provide certainty for RSPs, encourages competition within the telecommunications sector and is in the long-term interest of end users.   We have also put our hand […]

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Announcing IAA Systers@AusNOG

We are excited to announce a sponsored training program for women to attend AusNOG this year. Sponsorship includes a targeted training session that will cover presentation skills, career planning and a technical topic of the attendees choice taking place on the day immediately preceding AusNOG. Conference fees, interstate flights, three nights accommodation and a year’s […]