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  • Youth Advisory Group on Cybersafety program unveiled

    The Youth Advisory Group (YAG) on Cybersafety program for 2013 has been launched with the first online discussion forum taking place with primary school students in the Northern Territory, South Australia and West Australia tomorrow.

  • NBN Co opens new facilities in Melbourne

    Communications minister, Senator Stephen Conroy, has opened up the doors to NBN Co’s new operations and demonstrations facilities in Melbourne’s Docklands, dubbed the “nerve centre” for the National Broadband Networking (NBN).

  • NBN switched on in Townsville

    The latest mainland test site of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been switched on, with Townsville becoming the first Queensland location to be connected to the network.

  • OPEL would be serving bush broadband today: Turnbull

    Federal opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull has used his National Press Club address to argue the decision to scrap the Howard government’s OPEL network for an NBN has denied the bush broadband services over the past three years.

  • NBN costs 'thousands less' than today's fibre: Quigley

    At the launch of the next trial site of the National Broadband Network in Kiama, NSW today, NBN Co chief Mike Quigley said concerns about pricing for Internet access are unfounded as fibre connections cost "thousands" already.

  • Conroy outlines online services push

    Communications minister, Senator Stephen Conroy, yesterday told an IBM Smart Government conference in Canberra that research by his department indicates people prefer to access government services online.

  • Gillard praises home work options at NBN launch

    The NBN will enable more people to "work where they live", according to Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who attended the opening of the NBN Co network on the mainland in Armidale today where the home work possibilities were showcased at length.