World-first laws to crack down on social media trolling will have enormous implications for keyboard warriors in Australia. Here’s how they’ll work.
A stark warning has been issued about the size of Australia’s defence force as there are fears it is ‘too small’ to deal with potential combat with China.
Covid-19 experts have revealed the top three things Australia needs to do to avoid an Omicron variant outbreak.
The Federal Government is clamping down on scam text messages by changing regulations to allow telecommunications companies to shut them off before reaching millions of Australians.
Emerging research suggests the worrying new coronavirus strain is no more severe than previous incarnations of the disease.
A 15-year project examining the cognitive health of Australian twins is undergoing a major upgrade with a focus on online assessments.
People who suffer at the hands of internet trolls could sue Facebook and Twitter if the tech giants fail to unmask the abusers, as part of a Government crackdown.
Australia is at increasing risk of a phenomenon called ‘mega fires’ due to climate change according to alarming new research.
Peter Dutton has batted away speculation he is preparing to try and topple Scott Morrison with a dry-humoured joke.
Senator Jacqui Lambie’s furious rant at anti-vaxxers has sparked a hilarious new TikTok trend – and even she has got in on the action.
An MP has said it’s ‘shocking’ that this ‘perverted and sadistic’ act wasn’t made illegal until now. WARNING: Graphic.
The federal government has abandoned plans to build a 2700-metre runway in Antarctica due to its potential environmental impact and higher projected costs.
Michael Counsel loves his wine. Perhaps that’s a good thing given the challenge of leaving a senior role in an international corporate to take up a position in a Perth-based cyber security company.
A plot of land in the online world Decentraland has sold for the equivalent of $A3.3 million in cryptocurrency.
One of the most annoying things about supermarket trolleys could soon be a thing of the past thanks to new Aussie-made tech.
While cyber security may seem a relatively new discipline, one world-leading Perth university is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first course in the field.
An alleged far-right extremist has been arrested and charged after being accused of using social media to encourage terrorist acts.
A horrifying video showing a young Australian Defence Force recruit being bound, gagged and strangled has been slammed in extraordinary scenes in Parliament.
A WA music company that bills itself as a hybrid of Spotify and YouTube has announced plans to move into the UK market after experiencing 300 per cent growth in the past year.
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute warns countries with weak cyber regulation to "err on the side of caution" when working with China on internet policy.
The impact of fraudsters who target phone and internet accounts has been investigated in a new report revealing the weak points they exploit.
Australians have lost millions of years of healthy life to injuries and diseases but a fair chunk of it could have been avoided.
Jacqui Lambie has been bombarded with threats and abuse after a fellow politician ‘crossed a line that should never be crossed’.
Researchers say the high number of ancient child remains found at archaeological digs is not a reflection of poor care, but may be evidence of a baby boom.
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