We are excited to announce a sponsored training program for women to attend AusNOG this year. Sponsorship includes a targeted training session that will cover presentation skills, career planning and a technical topic of the attendees choice taking place on the day immediately preceding AusNOG. Conference fees, interstate flights, three nights accommodation and a year’s […]

First of all I must extend a huge thank you to all the members who took the time and effort to read through all the papers and material associated with our proposal to convert to a company limited by guarantee. We’ve gone through quite a process to consult, check and review mountains of paperwork to […]

Our tech team had a rude reminder of when to use bi-directional failure detection (BFD), and when not to, that led to a rather full excursion into bug hunting. We all know that BFD is best used when you have a multi-point layer two connection with multiple pieces of active equipment in the path, such […]

Join us for our latest online event where we will be exploring the topic of internet regulation and delving into various industry regulations and their effectiveness to protect us against things such as cyber-attacks, unlawful access to data, and online content. With a panel of experts from Australia, New Zealand, and Europe, who all have […]

IAA Engineers, Washif and Aaron will be taking a road trip (COVID willing) to Melbourne next month to undertake scheduled upgrades at Melbourne’s NextDC M1. The work is necessary as the current BDX8 has reached the end of its service life and we are replacing it with our brand new X870. The new switch offers […]

IAA has been notified of the upcoming closure of Melbourne’s old Primus DC, located at 55 King Street. We have been advised by Vocus that we need to vacate the premises by August 1st. Unfortunately this means members with ports within the datacentre will be affected as IAA will no longer be able to continue […]

Over the last few months, you will have seen on our website, and hopefully received emails, asking for your input into IAA’s consultation process on updating our governance and the potential transfer to a company limited by guarantee. Based on the comments and feedback received during the Constitutional Review Workshop earlier this month, a draft […]

ACCC and NBN long-term pricing reform The ACCC recently announced they will be convening an industry roundtable to discuss long-term NBN pricing and a revised special access undertaking applying across all NBN access networks. As many IAA members have a vested interest in NBN pricing and access regulation, we will be participating in the roundtable. […]

This month we’ve seen a few developments in the regulatory space that have us wondering about the future. We expect to see a new Online Safety Act pass in early June and with it will come the obligation to have a number of Codes in place to govern how we as an industry react to […]

Last month we kicked off a program of work to update our governance and to consult with members over whether we should move to registration under federal law. We held a consultation event where members were taken through the differences between WA Associations Law and Federal Corporations Law. We released a discussion paper and have […]