Entries by Kellie Ireland

IX Australia growth continues

The IX Australia network enjoys continued growth with the successful launch of new POPs in Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory. “The IX Australia network has launched ACT-IX, having taken over the operation of TransIX in the iiNet Data Centre, our first peering point in the nation’s capital,” said IX-Australia Technical Manager, Joe Wooller. “This […]


It was great to catch up with our members at the 2014 WAIA AGM in September. WAIA was pleased to once again stream the AGM online, with special thanks to the Perth Linux Users Group (PLUG). WAIA President, Pawel Mrugalski reported on WAIA’s developments over the past year, including strong growth for IX Australia, the […]

Watch the WAIA AGM online

For those that are not able to attended in person we are delighted to have PLUG WA assisting us with web-streaming our event. Watch the AGM live from 6:00pm AWST at http://icecast.plug.org.au:8000/ If you encounter any problems, we recommend installing VLC from http://www.videolan.org/ to watch it. Choose the Media -> Open Network Stream menu option, […]

Hosted Connection

Join us for an informative session to learn about the IX Australia “Hosted Connection” service into Amazon Web Services. Presenters James Bromberger, Solution Architect at Amazon Web Services Pawel Mrugralski, WAIA President Question Time Joe Wooller, Network Manager, IX Australia Tuesday 15th April 2014 Arrive from 5.45pm for a 6.00pm start Upstairs, Rigby’s Bar & […]

Notice of Special General Meeting

The Executive Committee of the Western Australian Internet Association hereby give notice of a Special General Meeting. Date: Wednesday 17th April 2013 Venue: The Hyatt Regency, 99 Adelaide Tce, Perth Start: 4:30pm for welcome drinks with proceedings commencing at 5.00pm, including Juniper Networks presentation ‘Let’s Build The Best’. Cost: Attendance is Free RSVP: Visit letsbuildthebest.splashthat.com […]

IX Australia Launches new POP at 100 Wickham

The IX Australia network enjoys continued growth with the launch of a new POP at Over the Wire’s flagship facility at 100 Wickham in Queensland. QLD-IX is part of the IX-Australia network operated by the Western Australian Internet Association (Inc). “Extending our reach to Over the Wire’s datacenter at 100 Wickham provides increased peering options […]

WAIA now has a new President

The Western Australian Internet Association (WAIA) has appointed a new President, Pawel Mrugalski, following Richard Keeves’ decision to step down at the February Executive Committee meeting. Pawel has been involved with WAIA for the past three years on the Executive Committee and was recently appointed Secretary at the 2013 AGM. During a short but busy […]

IX-AUSTRALIA 10GigE price reduction

Following IX Australia’s move to price parity across all IXs back in July, a further price reduction is being issued across the network with 10GigE peering reducing from $550 (exc GST) per month to $450 (exc GST per month). As a member driven not-for-profit association, WAIA makes it a priority to ensure our members are […]

New Colo Service at QV1

WAIA continues to provide new services for members. WAIA is pleased to announce that Colo is available for members within Storeroom 2 at QV1. Members can take 4RU of space with 1 amp power at a cost of $250 exc GST per month. Available now, limited to one place per member on a first come […]

2013 WAIA Annual General Meeting

The WAIA AGM was held on Tuesday 24 September at The Hyatt in Perth. It was great to see so many of our members in person. Thank you to all who took the time to come down and participate. The AGM included a special resolution to introduce changes to the Constitution. These were voted in […]