Archive for the 'Internet' Category

NBN comes to Bagotville

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The Government’s efforts to speed up the NBN rollout are paying off for residents and businesses in Bagotville and surrounds as work begins to connect hundreds of premises to the National Broadband Network, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. Fixed wireless construction has just begun to connect 158 premises in Bagotville, west of Wardell. […]

High-speed, fixed-wireless broadband planned for Northern Rivers

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

The company building Australia’s National Broadband Network, NBN Co, has begun outlining plans to provide some smaller communities and rural residents in parts of the Northern Rivers with facilities dedicated to delivering high-speed, fixed-wireless broadband services. NBN Co has started discussions with councils and a range of interest groups, and plans to start consultation beginning […]

Ballina to host annual AusWeb Conference

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

If you have ever wanted to build your own online community, now is the time to learn at the annual AusWeb Conference, being held at the Ballina Beach Resort from Saturday, April 5, to Tuesday, April 9. The Australian World Wide Web Conference, hosted each year by Southern Cross University, brings together participants from the […]

IT: It’s not just for the boys!

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

When ‘Women in Technology’ award-winner Aimee Forsstrom compares her life to the life of friends with whom she went to school, she knows without a doubt that getting a university education has made a world of difference. “I can see a very bright future ahead, with the opportunity of getting a well-paid, fulfilling job, being […]

Police warn of on-line vehicle buying scam

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

The NSW Police Force has issued a warning about a scam targeting members of the public looking to buy vehicles on-line. Police say that over the past two months there has been an increasing number of duplicate ‘for sale’ motor vehicle advertisements on car websites. Fraud Squad Commander, Detective Superintendent Col Dyson, said the price […]

SCU offers free online staff recruitment system

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Employers throughout the North Coast are being encouraged to tap into a free online recruitment service being offered by Southern Cross University. The University has recently upgraded its online Career Hub system to provide an easy link between the region’s employers and a variety of willing workers, many of whom are available on a flexible […]

Online tool calculates carbon credits

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

As carbon trading becomes an increasingly important tool in the fight against global warming, a new online carbon credit calculator has been developed to help landholders and farmers quickly and easily determine the value of timber plantations. Developed by Southern Cross University PhD candidate Bill Smart, the carbon calculator has been included on the Australian […]

Computer technology is the new classroom

Friday, February 16th, 2007

Revolutionary computer software that could make conventional classrooms a thing of the past and enhance the learning of distance education students has been adopted by Southern Cross University. The new state-of-the-art, web-based audio conferencing software Elluminate Live! is being rolled out across all three campuses at Lismore, Tweed Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour for the […]

Broadband and the Birdsville link

Friday, February 2nd, 2007

What do residents of Skennars Head and South Ballina have in common with those living in remote areas such as Birdsville? Not much, you would think. But there is one major link those places have, despite those on the coast living in an area with all the trappings of a modern lifestyle, as opposed to […]

Ballina Shire DAs can be viewed on-line

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

Ballina Shire Council residents are now able to view development applications (DAs) on-line. The council says all all DAs lodged from July 1 last year can be viewed browsing to and following the ‘DA’s On-line’ link. “Ballina Shire Council is continually looking at ways to enhance its on-line facilities and improve information access for […]

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