By Alan Arnott & Shi Ying Yong, Technology Lawyers @ Arnotts Technology Lawyers To encourage and facilitate the turnaround and restructuring of financially distressed businesses as part of laws aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship, recent amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)(Act) that apply with the passage of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. […]

The Internet Association of Australia (Inc) invites you to save the date of our Annual General Meeting in Melbourne. Location:  Stamford Plaza Hotel, 111 Little Collins St, MelbourneDate:  Wednesday 4th SeptemberTime: from  4.00pm for a 4.30pm start (AEST).Online: or via our live  web stream, from 4.30pm AEST. Further details about the Annual General Meeting will […]

The IAA Board have commenced the search for a Chief Executive Officer. In order to deliver on the Association’s strategic vision, the Board are looking to engage a senior operational leader to help build the advocacy and education role of the Association. Confidential expressions of interest are welcome to the Board Chair, David Hooton, by email to david.hooton@internet.asn.au.

By Alan Arnott, Technology Lawyers @ Arnotts Technology Lawyers Although industry rules on complaints handling for carriers and carriage service providers (CSPs) have been in place for many years, gaps in such processes were identified and a new standard, known as the Telecommunications (Consumer Complaints Handling) Industry Standard (the Complaints Handling Standard) has been determined […]

Earlier this month the Senate Environment and Communications Committee Inquiry into the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2018 accepted submissions on the proposed  amendments to Australia’s website blocking scheme. The Australian Digital Alliance (ADA)  invited the Association to lend its support to their submission, which expressed concerns regarding the widening of the Bill, which proposed […]

On 14 November, three of the IAA team arrived in Canberra for an in-depth discussion on the video game industry, digital rights, and the NBN. A room full of industry players attended The Greens policy launch, along with our own Kellie Ireland (Executive Officer), Nathan Brookfield (Secretary) and Jason Dale (Board Member). Throughout the night […]

Yesterday the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that Australian telcos, Telstra, Optus and TPG have published peering policies under which they will consider peering arrangements. As operators of Australia’s largest independent peering network, IX Australia, the Internet Association of Australia (IAA) are pleased to see progress towards a more open and transparent peering […]

Our friends across the Tasman are gearing up to host the 16th Annual NZNOG conference in January 2019. NZNOG will be hosted in the town of Napier  on 31 Jan and 1 Feb 2019. Preceding the conference are a series of workshops all the details of which will be announced soon. Fortunately this NZNOG does not […]

The Internet Association of Australia Inc is pleased to report the recent rules changes voted on at the 2018 Annual General Meeting have been confirmed and accepted by the Commissioner for Consumer Protection. The recent rules changes were a result of a detailed review following recommendations by the Associations Forum. The Associations Forum have been […]