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ICT industry all nostalgic for NetAlert 
By Liz Tay | Jul 8, 2010 | Comment Now 
Support for Howard Government’s axed filtering program.
 
Coonan says 'better to have filtering than not' after teen hack 
Aug 28, 2007 | Comment Now 
Senator Helen Coonan hits back at reports that the Government's recently launched NetAlert home internet security program can be easily hacked.
 
Telstra take Senator Helen Coonan to court 
By Lilia Guan | Aug 3, 2007 | Comment Now 
It’s the battle of the titans, as Telstra commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Helen Coonan, ...
 
Coonan denies cancelling filtering 
Jul 26, 2007 | Comment Now 
The Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Helen Coonan said Family First Senator Steve Fielding’s allegation that the Australian Government ...
 
Coonan tells mobile providers "pull socks up" 
Jul 17, 2007 | Comment Now 
Senator Helen Coonan has criticised some premium mobile phone providers.
 
Coonan guarantees broadband 
Jun 25, 2007 | Comment Now 
The Federal governement has released its guidelines for the new Australian Broadband Guarantee program, as part of its Broadband Connect package.
 
Coonan says FTTN won’t reach 98 per cent of Australians 
By Sarah Falson | Jun 20, 2007 | Comment Now 
AUSTRALIA - The Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Helen Coonan, has announced that Labor's plan to deliver fibre-to-the-node broadband ...
 
ISPs keeping compliant 
May 11, 2006 | Comment Now 
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has reported that local ISPs are doing their part for online consumer safety.
 
Fed Gov heeds call for No Call register 
Apr 4, 2006 | Comment Now 
The Federal Government is to set up a national Do Not Call register by the end of 2007 and at a cost of $33 million.
 
Coonan: opportunities abound for niche ISVs 
Apr 3, 2006 | Comment Now 
Australia’s niche software developers are globally competitive yet domestically undervalued, according to a new government report.
 
Fed Gov to fund Indigenous telcomms 
Mar 27, 2006 | Comment Now 
The Federal Government is seeking input from the telco industry and Indigenous communities on a new proposal to improve indigenous communications.
 
ICT to drive growth to 2026: Coonan 
Mar 22, 2006 | Comment Now 
Federal ICT minister Helen Coonan has flagged ICT as the predominant productivity driver over the next 20 years.
 
Fed Gov to boost digital content industry 
Mar 13, 2006 | Comment Now 
The Federal government has launched a new report aimed at boosting Australia’s digital content industry.
 
ACS advocates growth in teleworking 
Mar 2, 2006 | Comment Now 
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has spoken out in favour of a recent advisory addressing work/life balance and the local skills shortage.
 
Government forces Telstra's hand on fixed line pricing 
Mar 1, 2006 | Comment Now 
The Federal Government is trumpeting a win for rural Australia through a recent amendment to Telstra’s price controls.
 
Federal work group to oversee CDMA-3G transition 
By Tim Lohman | Feb 13, 2006 | Comment Now 
The Federal Government has formed a working group to help transition Telstra from CDMA to 3G.
 
Federal Government reviews Spam Act 
By Tim Lohman | Dec 14, 2005 | Comment Now 
The Federal Government has announcemed a review of the act designed to contain the growing menace of spam.
 
Coonan investigates Big Brother concerns 
By DVD Editor | Jun 22, 2005 | Comment Now 
Senator Helen Coonan plans to ask the ABA to clarify public concerns about footage from the reality television program Big Brother.
 
Report assesses telco initiatives 
May 20, 2005 | Comment Now 
A report has given the thumbs-up to initiatives aimed at assisting low-income telecommunications consumers around Australia.
 
More professionalism in IT needed 
Mar 24, 2005 | Comment Now 
The Minister for Communications, IT and the Arts, Senator Helen Coonan, has called for greater professionalism in the IT community, especially around insurance-related issues.
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