Australia Can’t Afford "Tech Passivity" in Parliament Any Longer

Media Coverage | June 10, 2019

China has a national will for cyber power, Australia does not. That is a crude comparison but probably fair.

My judgment is based on many years of personal research as well as feedback from students across the Australian workforce over fours years of teaching graduate courses in related areas.

Perhaps "cyber power" is an unfamiliar term in Australia. We should adopt it.

Somewhat incredibly, Malcolm Turnbull was the first Australian prime minister in office to use the term “information society” in a public speech.

It came more than a decade after Australia participated in the World Summit on the Information Society and more than three decades after the term was first coined.

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