Category: Voting

Australian Federal Election – Unprecedented Live & Online Coverage

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Over the last decade, we have seen the proliferation of online coverage of events around the world as well as the beginnings of close to real-time video from remote areas courtesy of the Internet. Television coverage has made keen use of technology to close the lag time between initial recording and broadcast and the popularity …

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Check Your Voting Enrolment Online Now

With the Prime Minister of the day expected to call an election tomorrow for late August, I thought it was important to remind everyone to check their voting enrolment. Every vote counts and ensuring that you are correctly enrolled is especially vital this election. To check your electoral enrolment, go to the Australian Electoral Commission …

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Net Filter is a “Toxic Subject”

Senator Scott Ludlam, communications spokesman for the Greens, today labelled the net filter as a “toxic subject” which would be swept under the carpet until the federal election. Time has seemingly run out for Labor to introduce legislation into parliament and follow due process before the final sitting. What doesn’t help is that the Opposition …

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Electronic Voting – Where is it?

A couple of days ago, I came across an article at ZDNet about the Victoria Electoral Commission expanding its e-voting deployment through the use of Linux-based computers. It still fascinates me that in this day and age that we still resort to pencil and paper and physically turn up at a designated location to cast …

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