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Community participation in the development of digital radio: the Australian experience

This paper filters recent developments in digital radio policy and implementation through the perspectives of community radio stakeholders, obtained through interviews, to describe and analyse these constraints.
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The Overseas Telecommunications Commission (OTC): a 1960s trend setter for GBE reform

Microeconomic reform is often dated to the 1980s and occasionally to the mid 1970s picking up important reforms from the Whitlam era. A key phase in this reform period was the corporatisation of Government Business Enterprises (GBEs) which commenced from about 1985. These reforms had...
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Access to digital devices and its relationship to digital media literacy

Among the many dimensions of digital media literacy, this study aims to look at the aspect of 'device literacy'. Due to the rapid changes in technological environment, digital media literacy is not generally acquired through formal education systems but within the home or through personal...
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Competing visions of a cause of action for invasion of privacy in Australia

The United Kingdom phone hacking controversy centred upon the now defunct British tabloid News of the World became the catalyst for renewed discussion in Australia about whether we need a new private right of action for invasion of privacy protection. The Minister for Privacy and...
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Sharing more than bandwidth: online collaboration in the era of the National Broadband Network

This paper positions the software tool Adobe Connect, one of a suite of web services provided by the Adobe technology company, within the NBN-enabled services paradigm, and reports on the way it is being used to extend classroom learning in a NSW high school.