Notice of Special General Meeting

Dear Members The Executive Committee of the Western Australian Internet Association hereby give notice of a Special General Meeting to be held from 5.45pm on the 12th January 2016. Following consultation with the members the  SGM will address a proposed name change of the Association including the constitutional changes necessary.  The proposed name is the Internet Association of […]

WAIA and IX Australia partner with AXONVX

The Western Australian Internet Association (Inc.) and IX Australia are pleased to be partnering with AXONVX, announced by NEXTDC Chief Operating Officer Simon Cooper at the at the 2015 CommsDay Melbourne Congress this morning. “WAIA and IX Australia are excited to be partnering with AXONVX. Both organisations are committed to delivering the benefits of neutrality […]

End of Year Celebrations

The Executive Committee of the Western Australian Internet Association (Inc.) would like to invite all our members to celebrate another successful year for the Association and for IX Australia. Download a copy of the invitation here. We are hosting a number of events across the country and hope you are able to join us. Brisbane […]

The ACCC decides not to oppose TPG’s acquisition of iiNet

By Alan Arnott and Michael Langenheim. Alan Arnott is a Technology Lawyer with Arnotts Technology Lawyers and Michael Langenheim is a Barrister at 4th Floor Selborne Chambers. In March 2015, TPG entered into an agreement with iiNet where, subject to iiNet shareholder approval, TPG would acquire 100% of the share capital in iiNet (TPG already owned […]

WAIA AGM 2015

WAIA will be hosting our 2015 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 29 September and invites all our members, and any interested parties, to attend. It has been an exciting year for WAIA and we’d like to share some of our achievements and plans for the future with you all. Joining us for a special presentation […]

Data Retention Event

Data Retention is a real challenge for our industry. With many of our members required to submit a Data Retention Implementation Plan (DRIP) by August 13 there are still a number of questions to be answered. The Western Australian Internet Association (Inc.) (WAIA) is pleased to present an information session regarding the new data retention […]

Data Retention Event – Register Your Interest

As you will all be aware the work towards Data Retention is a real challenge for our industry. With many of our members required to submit a Data Retention Implementation Plan (DRIP) by August 13 there are still a number of questions to be answered. The Western Australian Internet Association (Inc.) (WAIA) has the opportunity […]

Request for Member Submissions on Data Retention FAQ

The Mandatory Data Retention Bill has been the topic of many conversations in our industry over the past months, with the Bill being passed by both houses of Parliament on 26 March 2015. The Western Australian Internet Association (WAIA) has been in communication with a number of industry groups to keep informed on this issue. […]

Dallas Buyers Club Decision – What does it mean for ISPs

By Alan Arnott and Michael Langenheim Alan Arnott is a Technology Lawyer with Arnotts Technology Lawyers and Michael Langenheim is a Barrister at 4th Floor Selborne Chambers. Perram J of the Federal Court has handed down his decision in the preliminary discovery application made by the owners of copyright in the film the Dallas Buyers […]

ABC joins IX Australia network

IX Australia is excited to announce the provisioning of the ABC to the Sydney peering exchange, NSW-IX. “Bringing the ABC to our network, with its popular content platform iView, is a great benefit to our members,” said WAIA President Pawel Mrugalski. “We are dedicated to our Sydney peers by bringing new services and content onto […]