IAA is pleased to announce the appointment of consultant Narelle Clark in a temporary 6-month role as General Manager of the Association, advising on our business and member engagement plans. Many of our members will know Narelle as a data comms engineer with a strong focus on policy having worked in AARNet in its early […]

Registrations are now open for APRICOT 2020 in Melbourne. As the host of next year’s event, IAA is offering its members discounted registration to attend the workshops and conference. The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT) is considered the largest technical conference in the region, bringing together internet engineers, networking experts, business […]

At IAAs AGM in August, the Association announced it would be releasing Virtual Peering Ports in Q4 of this year, however, due to recent circumstances, all projects were temporarily suspended. IAA, through its peering fabric IX Australia, is now ready to conduct an open beta of the VPP product and consult members and possible users […]

The Internet Association of Australia is now taking advance orders for its latest IX in Canberra’s Next DC C1 location. Canberra’s new 10G ports are available to order via the Members Portal. Members who peer on the IX Australia fabric in Canberra are able to purchase access to NSW-IX via Extended Reach Peering. For more […]

Many of you will have heard the sad news of IAA’s General Manager Kellie Ireland’s sudden and unexpected passing last month. Kellie was the vibrant, welcoming face of the Association for many years and is going to be deeply missed by both colleagues and community, who’s personal and professional lives she touched. Kellie joined IAA […]

Plans for APRICOT 2020 are progressing with the Call for Papers and Fellowship applications opening this month. As host for next year’s 25th anniversary event in Melbourne IAA welcomes any of our members to consider entering a paper for consideration. APRICOT is looking for presenters with experience to undertake technical tutorials, participate as a conference […]

At our recent AGM, IAA announced our plan to run a series of policy workshops designed to be both informative to help members with regulatory compliance, but also to gauge member viewpoints on improvements to regulation as a basis for policy advocacy. The Internet Association of Australia is therefore pleased to announce we have secured […]

The Internet Association of Australia would like to thank members for attending the Annual General Meeting last week, or watching the event recording online. The IAA Board would like to update members that successful nominee Chris Kawchuk of Virtutel has elected to resign from his position on the IAA Board.   “The role of the IAA […]

The 2019 Annual General Meeting was held last night at the Stamford Plaza Hotel, and it was great to see so many of our members attend. As part of the AGM, elections were held to elect representatives to the Board. We are pleased to welcome three new members to the IAA Board, Jay Binks of […]

The Internet Association of Australia is continuing to expand its network with a new Point of Presence (PoP) in the nation’s capital. IX Australia are currently working on the infrastructure that will go into Canberra’s NextDC C1 site, with the service due to be lit up at the end of September. NextDC C1 is Canberra’s […]