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 […]

An update on the Dallas Buyers Club Piracy Actions

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. Dallas Buyers Club LLC (DBC) is the copyright owner or an entity with the right to distribute in Australia the Oscar winning film Dallas Buyers Club, which was […]

IX Australia extends services to New Zealand

The IX Australia network is pleased to launch a new peering service in New Zealand. Auckland IX (ALK-IX) is a carrier-neutral peering exchange service, initially available within The Data Centre at 220 Queen St Auckland. “The launch of ALK-IX is a natural expansion for the services we offer,” said IX-Australia Technical Manager, Joe Wooller. “We […]

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 If you encounter any problems, we recommend installing VLC from 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 […]