This morning Parliament wrapped up for 2022, and a whole bunch of important things happened — including the passing of legislation for the National Anti-Corruption Commission and bigger data breach penalties, and an interesting selection of new bills.Continue reading “Digital developments from Canberra 16”
Digital developments from Canberra 15
Parliament sat Monday through Thursday this week, with the Senate also sitting on Friday. The National Anti-Corruption Commission legislation trundles along, we find out just how dodgy Scott Morrison’s ministerial appointments were, and much more.Continue reading “Digital developments from Canberra 15”
Digital developments from Canberra 7
This week we finally saw the legislation for the national anti-corruption commission, the robodebt royal commission kicked off, and there was much more — including some public consultations of note.Continue reading “Digital developments from Canberra 7”
The 9pm Bludger’s Art of Lying with John Birmingham
Australian author and reprobate John Birmingham joins me yet again for another conversation about everything from journalism to turnips. In fact, journalism and turnips. Yes, it’s another episode of the Spring Series 2021.Continue reading “The 9pm Bludger’s Art of Lying with John Birmingham”
The 9pm Public House Forum 5
Ah, 2017. A year when too much politics is not enough. What a year in Australia. What a year in the world.
For the penultimate episode of this podcast for 2017, join us for this live and extremely wonkish conversation from the wilds of suburban Sydney with two smart and informed panellists.Continue reading “The 9pm Public House Forum 5”
Weekly Wrap 348: And the words return…
My week of Monday 23 to Sunday 29 January 2017 saw my first written material for 2017, amongst other things. But it’s the third of three rush-through weeks, so that’s all you’re getting.
- Australia’s new critical cyberdefender needs action rather than announcements, ZDNet Australia, 25 January 2017.
- Victoria’s failed Ultranet project ‘corrupted’, declares IBAC, ZDNet Australia, 27 January 2017.
- My photo of a Nokia Lumia 925 smartphone was used to illustrate an article, Just when you thought Windows Phone couldn’t get any more dead…. This is by far my most-viewed and most-used photograph ever, and it’s just a product shot. Go figure.
Podcasts, Corporate Largesse
[Photo: Spider and Fly. A spider of unknown species with its catch at Bunjaree Cottages, photographed on 15 November 2014.]