Speak Out 1 Video: Senator Scott Ludlam

Electronic Frontiers Australia was honoured to host Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam as our first guest in our Speak Out event series. EFA Speak Out events use Google Hangout On Air to showcase a local or international guest discussing and answering questions about online rights. Senator Ludlam has been one of Australia’s strongest political voices […]

NBN petition: Saga Continues as Turnbull attacks lecturer and EFA Board Member

Electronic Frontiers Australia today supports Board Member and University of Queensland lecturer Dr. Sean Rintel’s argument for increased public consultation in the upcoming NBN strategic review in the face of criticism from Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull. Dr. Rintel made his argument in a piece for the The Conversation discussing the recent online petition calling […]

NBN petition and the backlash: when does democracy speak?

This article by EFA Board Member Sean Rintel was originally published at The Conversation. Read the original article. Australian social media users and civil society groups are mobilising against LNP Communication spokesperson Malcolm Turnbull’s claim today that “democracy has spoken” on the issue of the National Broadband Network (NBN). On election day last Saturday, Nick Paine, a self-identifying LNP-voting student […]