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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 5 June 2024
The NSW Government has announced it is developing the state's first Digital Inclusion Strategy to provide more "equitable opportunities".
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 5 June 2024
The Government has launched its National Robotics Strategy, the first step in allowing stakeholders to adopt responsible AI and robotics use.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 5 June 2024
The eSafety Commissioner has released a joint statement on coordinating global regulations to combat online safety issues.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 5 June 2024
The Federal Court has fined Delta Building Automation $1.5 million for interfering with a National Gallery of Australia tender.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 5 June 2024
Four organisations have been selected as part of the national AI Adopt Program to work with SMEs on safe AI use in their operations.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 5 June 2024
The latest interim report from the ACCC's Digital Platform Services Inquiry found a concerning rate of consumer unawareness related to their own data generation and its collection by firms and businesses.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 5 June 2024
The OAIC has filed civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against Medibank Private Limited related to its 2022 data breach.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 21 May 2024
The AEC has raised concerns over AI manipulation of elections and its lack of powers to investigate potential contraventions.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 21 May 2024
The Federal Budget for 2024-2025 has boosted the 'Future Made in Australia' program with a $22.7 billion package.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 21 May 2024
Reforms to federal telecommunications legislation passed Parliament last week to introduce new consumer protections.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 21 May 2024
The Digital ID Bill 2024 has passed Parliament and are expected to come into effect from November this year.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 21 May 2024
The Federal Government has commenced a new National Audit of Mobile Coverage to investigate and repair black spots across Australia, as well as identify any locations that require future investment and provide a resource for real mobile coverage experiences especially...
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 21 May 2024
The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has reaffirmed the nation’s commitment to developing a robust framework to govern the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI), including prioritising the ‘human element’. DTA chief executive, Chris Fechner, told a panel hosted by the...
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 23 April 2024
As part of the 2024 NDS, the Federal Government has pledged over $50 billion to strengthen the country's cyber capabilities over the next 10 years.
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  • Yasmine Masi
  • 23 April 2024
An opinion piece published in the Canberra Times by a federal MP has outlined examples of responsible AI in government.
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