• Field robotics coming to a farm near you

    Professor Salah Sukkarieh     |      September 26, 2013

    The use of robots for farming is not science fiction. Sydney University Professor Salah Sukkarieh and guest speaker at the 2013 Global Access Partners Summit explains why.

  • Ignite your imagination in National Science Week 2013

    Geoff Crane     |      August 11, 2013

    Every year in August schools, universities, science centres and museums are organising events to celebrate National Science Week. Program manager Geoff Crane talks about some of the upcoming highlights.

  • Explore the wonders of science

    Open Forum     |      August 6, 2013

    It is National Science Week from 10 to 18 August, an annual celebration of science and technology in Australia. School children, university students and science enthusiasts of all ages are invited to take part in more than 1,000 events happening around the country.

  • The Edward Snowden impact on intelligence

    Patrick Walsh     |      June 21, 2013

    There has been some controversy about Edward Snowden’s motives to share classified information regarding the National Security Agency with the press. Dr Patrick Walsh, senior lecturer for intelligence and security studies at Charles Sturt University, speculates about the consequences of this intelligence leak.

  • Teens and acceptable behaviour online

    Joanne Jacobs     |      June 19, 2013

    What was considered private personal information a decade ago is being redefined in the digital age. Joanne Jacobs from 1000heads advises parents to use a common sense approach in dealing with the online behaviour of their teenage children.

  • #digiconau – Digital Productivity Conference

    Open Forum     |      June 4, 2013

    The #digiconau – Digital Productivity Conference takes place on 12 and 13 June 2013 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Conference is a celebration and investigation of Australia’s advances through the benefits of high-speed broadband.

  • Online parenting connections

    Dr Julie Green     |      June 4, 2013

    Being a parent is sometimes lonely and confusing. Dr Julie Green, Executive Director of the Raising Children Network, explains how online parent forums can be good place to get information and support.

  • National Cloud Computing Strategy released

    Lisa Middlebrook     |      May 29, 2013

    Senator Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, released the National Cloud Computing Strategy, today. Lisa Middlebrook from Global Access Partners explains how cloud technology can benefit Australian businesses, charities and homes.

  • Code of conduct to be developed for Cloud consumers

    Open Forum     |      May 29, 2013

    Industry will play a lead role in creating a Cloud Consumer Protocol which will give consumers straight forward and clear guidance on what to expect from cloud providers, according to a national strategy released on 29 May 2013 by the Minister for Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy).

  • Energy Futures Enquiry completed

    Open Forum     |      May 24, 2013

    The Futures Project has launched its report following the Energy Futures Enquiry, run in association with AGL.

  • Australia’s housing affordability crisis

    Janet Spencer     |      March 19, 2013

    Property Expert and Managing Director of Buyer Solutions, Janet Spencer, reflects on Australia’s ever-changing real-estate market and shares her thoughts on what the future holds for prospective home-buyers.

  • Role of social media in politics

    Wyatt Roy     |      February 28, 2013

    Australia's youngest ever MP, Wyatt Roy, explains why the ongoing march of social media can make or break a politician. He shares his experience while reflecting on the pros and perils of instant messages, facebook and twitter.