Is technology eating jobs?
As technology proceeds at a rapid pace, what does that mean for the future of work? Will we see more and more jobs disappear? And what if nothing comes along to replace them?
Mobile broadband boom in the bush highlights need for Mobile Black Spot Programme
New research showing a dramatic increase in mobile internet use in regional and remote Australia highlights the importance of the Abbott Government’s policy to spend $100 million on fixing mobile black spots, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher MP has said.
The Government’s planned Children’s e-Safety Commissioner: Could it do anything about cyber-bullying content on smaller social media sites based overseas?
The Sydney Morning Herald online yesterday afternoon published an article by Ben Grubb which reports on a panel discussion held early last week, hosted by the NSW Law Society, on the subject “Cyber bullying: Individual rights in a digital age”. This morning a brief piece, summarised from Ben’s article, ran in the print edition.
One in five Australian children experience cyber-bullying, new research finds
One in five young Australians aged eight to seventeen experiences cyber-bullying each year, according to new research commissioned by the Abbott Government and released today by Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher MP at the National Centre Against Bullying conference.
‘National Centre Against Bullying’ Conference, Wednesday August 6, 2014
I am very pleased to join you for this important event.
May I congratulate the Alannah and Madeline Foundation for organising it – and for all the important work you do in protecting children.