The WA Internet Association (WAIA) announces the launch of the SA-IX peering point, an expansion of the IX-Australia peering network. SA-IX is a carrier-neutral peering trial available by connecting to either of two SA-IX locations in central Adelaide. This peering point builds on the highly successful peering exchanges in Western Australia (WAIX), Victoria (VIC-IX) and […]

IX-Australia peering network shows steady growth in Queensland (QLD-IX), providing more cost effective data exchange for businesses. The network, which began as a trial in March 2012, now has 23 active peers reaching peak traffic in excess of 1.7 Gigabits per second. Leading Australian and Queensland dedicated server provider, Oz Servers joined QLD-IX looking for […]

WAIA were pleased to send a team from the Executive to attend the 6th Annual AusNOG conference held in Melbourne in September. With a limit of 200 delegates this exclusive conference provides a valuable opportunity for the Australian network engineering community, ISP’s and content providers a great event to explore, discuss technical and exchange ideas. […]

WAIA hosted a pre AusNOG social networking event in Brisbane on Monday 3rd September 2012 at The Laneway Bar. This event brought together current and new peers providing an opportunity to unwind, chat and thank everyone who has taken a part in the establishment of QLD-IX network. Joe Wooller, Pawel Mrugalski and Chris Markovic from […]

The Western Australian Internet Association is proud to announce its support of the Smarter Digital RoadMaps for Retailers pilot program, part of the WA Government’s WA Business Online initiative. If you provide services to retailers, we encourage you to learn more at WAIA is a Foundation Supporter of this innovative and unique program specifically […]

The Western Australian Internet Association invites you to join us for this exclusive Members-Only Christmas party. Celebrate the end of another year at a fun evening on the Swan River aboard The Odyssey. Date: Thursday 6 December, 2012 Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm Location: The Odyssey, Pier #1, Barrack St Jetty, Perth Drinks and food provided. […]

This year has been another strong year for WAIA with a number of significant areas of growth. One of the most significant improvements for WAIA is the appointment of an Executive Officer. We are very pleased to welcome Kellie Ireland as our new Executive Officer. Kellie will be able to assist with many of the […]

It was great to see some of our members at the WAIA AGM on Tuesday 11 September. For those unable to attend, Richard Bone delivered his presidents report, which you can read here . Following the election of new executive members WAIA is pleased to introduce you to the new Executive.     The WAIA […]

WAIA is pleased to announce the availability of a Stratum 1 NTP server for members. Reachable over IPv4 and IPv6 the time server will also soon be part of the pool. Should you have any questions you can contact Joe Wooler, WAIA Technical Manager via email at joe @

The WA Internet Association (WAIA) is proud to announce another new deployment of a carrier-neutral peering trial which will be taking place at NEXTDC’s B1 facility in Brisbane, Queensland (QLD-IX). This peering point builds on the highly successful WA Internet Exchange (WAIX) and current trial occurring in Victoria (VIC-IX). “NEXTDC is delighted that WAIX has […]