Individually, we use thousands of chemicals in our households and very few of us think about whether they are harming the environment. But the simple act of shampooing and conditioning our hair, even with green products, results in more than 30 chemicals being washed into our sewers.
University of Melbourne Emeritus Professor in Electric and Electronic Engineering Rod Tucker, discusses the Coalition’s broadband network, which he says will not provide adequate bandwidth and will be no more affordable than the former Labor Government’s original NBN.
The nbn – formerly the National Broadband Network – was established with a mandate to provide broadband to all Australians.
The Abbott government’s plan to enforce the mandatory data retention legislation is being done to make us safer, yet it creates new data security risks for us all, Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Associate Professor Shanton Chang from the Department of Computing and Information Systems write for The Conversation.
Data leakage has become a significant security risk to Australian businesses, yet information breaches are more likely to come from employees rather than hackers. Dr Atif Ahmad, Dr Sean Maynard and Associate Professor Shanton Chang write for The Conversation.