Culture & Communications

Research
26 March 2015

Today, satellite and broadband telecommunications provide audiences far wider access to content from across borders, calling into question the purpose and efficacy of domestic content policies....

Research
24 March 2015

This inquiry, coinciding with the inquiry into mandatory data retention, examined the need for comprehensive reform of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 in light of...

Research
23 March 2015

These two papers examine the central role that cybercrime plays in modern society and how technological developments create new opportunities for criminals to exploit.

Commentary
21 March 2015

Internet critic Andrew Keen might be the man for the times, but his new book fails to convince.

Audio
18 March 2015

Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin asked some of the world’s busiest people how they manage to keep on top of the data deluge.

Research
18 March 2015

Examines survey respondents' beliefs about whether they felt they had been left behind by information and communication technology (ICT) developments, and whether they were worried about being...

Audio
13 March 2015

The Abbott Government says its proposed metadata retention laws are critical to fighting crime and terrorism. But similar schemes in Europe have been wound back following legal challenges.

Research
7 March 2015

Presents a demographic snapshot of ISIS supporters on Twitter by analysing a sample of 20,000 ISIS-supporting Twitter accounts, mapping the locations, preferred languages, and the number and type...

Commentary
6 March 2015

The 2015 Intergenerational Report misidentifies future opportunities for greater productivity and labour force participation. 

Research
4 March 2015

This paper provides evidence as a catalyst for informed discussion about arts and culture in Australia.