Still Loading: NBN Connection Rolling Out Until 2020

By Taylah Hanna and Elyse Simich Despite the National Broadband Network (NBN) already connecting 50 per cent of WA’s homes and businesses, many of Perth’s suburbs will be forced to wait until 2020. With approximately 640,000 premises ready to connect in WA, NBN Senior Manager of Community Affairs in WA Rachael McIntyre said this nationwide…

Community TV’s Online Move Delayed After Six Month Reprieve

Community television stations will stay on the air for another six months after being granted a broadcast licence extension. The Federal Government has given the extension to stations across Australia to assist in their transition to online streaming. Federal Communications Minister Mitch Fifield said in a statement on Facebook the extension will help the transition…

Community TV Online Shift to Cost Youth Job Training

Young people planning to enter the media industry could experience a reduction of local training opportunities in two weeks, when community television broadcasting goes off air across Australia. Community television broadcasting licences expire on June 30, following Federal Government plans in 2014 to move broadcasting online, affecting volunteers training with stations. Stations across Australia received…

Apple Remembers Steve Jobs

Apple Computers remembers Steve Jobs, who died on this day in 2011. Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to staff today, encouraging them to remember Steve and his spirt. Team- Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of Steve’s death. I hope everyone will reflect on what he meant to all of us and to the…

Sex Offender Register Gets High Hits

Almost 100,000 hits on WA Police’s public sex offender register has lead to an award for the website. WA Police Minister Liza Harvey faced the press on Wednesday saying that the website has made 10 missing offenders who are in breach of their conditions reported to Police. “It has flushed out ten offenders that police…