Individual Copyright Submissions

Submissions for the Government’s Copyright Infringement Discussion Paper closed at the start of the month. The Attorney-General’s department has arbitrarily decided to publish only the submissions written by organisations and not those from individual Australians. We know that many of you contributed, answering questions and offering critique and are probably disappointed that the Government has […]

"Creepy" inquiry into online privacy puts AG on defensive

A Senate enquiry into online privacy continued with hearings at Parliament House on Friday, and both Google and the Attorney General’s Department found themselves on the defensive. The Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications and the Arts appear to be taking our privacy online seriously, and followed up on written submissions with some probing questions. […]

EFA lodges submission to DBCDE Future Directions consultation

EFA has lodged its submission to the Department of Broadband, Communication and Digital Economy’s Future Directions review. The submission tackles a number of important issues for the digital economy, including open access to public sector information, electronic accessibility of printed material to people with a print disability, broad-based ICT training, and copyright policy. We conclude […]