Entries by Kitty Hibble


WiTWA – Tech [+] Awards

Each year Women in Technology WA (WiTWA) hosts the Tech [+] Awards as a way to shine a light on the diversity of women who work in tech roles and organisations in Western Australia. This event showcases the incredible talent of women in various technology industries. There are currently four categories for people who identify […]


The Internet 2021 and Beyond

Are you concerned with the existing threats to our Internet? How about the growth challenges, structural problems, and competing interests arising from commercial, social, and regulatory forces? Join us as our very own Narelle Clark discusses both current and future challenges of the modern Internet and reviews practical solutions, suitable for both citizens and network […]


Measuring Broadband Australia Program

Earlier this year, our Internet Service Provider (ISP) members were granted eligibility to join the ACCC’s broadband monitoring program. Prior to this, only larger ISPs could participate, providing them with a competitive, marketable advantage. Following our successful appeal to the ACCC, several members have become eligible to join the program, and we encourage our members […]


Scams Awareness Week

This year’s Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Scams Awareness Network’s (SAN) Scams Awareness Week will be held the week of 8 – 12 November 2021. The theme for this year is let’s talk scams, to encourage all Australians to talk about scams with family, friends, and colleagues to raise awareness, educate, and empower […]

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SGM Results

The Internet Association of Australia is pleased to announce that it will transition to a company limited by guarantee. Members of the Association voted to support the transition at the Special General Meeting held Wednesday 28 July 2021. This means we will be governed by the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and become a company limited […]


Farewell Primus DC

IAA has been notified of the upcoming closure of Primus DC, located at 55 King Street, Melbourne. Vocus has advised us that we need to vacate the premises by 30 September 2021. Unfortunately, this means members with ports within the data centre will be affected as IAA will no longer be able to offer services […]


AS10084 Network TLC and Re-architecture

We are happy to announce that Aussie Broadband has delivered two new transit services to IAA. Over the next month, our engineers will be working towards migrating AS10084 to the new paths, and any members affected by the changes will be notified accordingly. Using the new paths means we can reduce complexity by retiring old […]


Bur.st Upgrade

Members may remember that a number of years ago we inherited a hosting environment called Bur.st, offering email, DNS, and web hosting with shell access. The system runs on a rather dated Linux distribution and we are pleased to announce a new approach to the system. As a member benefit, we would like to offer […]

From the CEO’s Desk

Well, that was quite a month! Covid has once again thrown a massive spanner into our planning. We had to arrange remote hands for the relocation of RS2 in Melbourne, our SGM had a token presence on site, and events are being madly rescheduled all over the place. The IAA team have been fabulous, with […]