A Childhood for every child

As the issue of ISP level filtering in Australia rages on, it is important to remind ourselves about some of the reasons that are driving this policy change. Perhaps the most compelling, and certainly the most disturbing, is the proliferation of child pornography and the abuse and exploitation that accompanies the trade and distribution of…


Our Participation in COP15

Microsoft is providing a delegation of issue and technology experts accredited to support the UN’s Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15). We are participating in a series of briefings, events, and partnerships to showcase for policymakers and other COP15 attendees the power of information technology (IT) to help address the daunting global energy and climate…


SES Volunteers go on-line

Left to Right: Pip Marlow, Public Sector Director, Microsoft; Steve Whan MP, NSW Minister for Emergency Services; Murray Kear, Commissioner, SES; Andrew Edwards, CIO, SES. A new email system will be rolled out to more than 7,000 State Emergency Service volunteers over the next two months in a technology upgrade worth $2 million a year….


National Disability Services

This week National Disability Services held its CEO Forum in Canberra. National Disability Services is the peak national industry association for disability services, with members employing more than 40,000 staff across Australia, and a membership of 650 organisations. Microsoft’s worldwide lead in accessibility, Rob Sinclair addressed the forum on the topic “Technology’s role in building…