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Providers to identify, trace and block SMS scams under new rules

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has registered new rules that will protect Australians against SMS scams. The Australian Government has welcomed the rules, which will require all telecommunications providers to identify, trace and block SMS scams. They also require providers to publish information to assist their customers to proactively manage and report SMS scams, to share information about scam messages with other mobile providers and report identified scams to authorities. Local federal MPs Anne Stanley (Werriwa) and Dr Mike Freelander (Macarthur), both of whom are members of the Albanese Government, have welcomed this decision, as it is a… Read more »

Book a council hall or sport ground without leaving home

Digital technology is changing just about every facet of life, and one of the latest is booking council halls and even sporting venues. Camden Council has got on board by rolling out a new sports ground and facility booking software called Bookable. The new online system allows residents to compare, select, book and pay for venues instantly, without ever having to leave home. There are a number of video tutorials to teach residents how to use the new system, as well as a PDF manual. The videos walk through the key tasks, including how to register; how to search and… Read more »

True Blue state charging ahead with electric vehicle network

NSW is on the road to building the country’s largest electric vehicle charging network. As part of the plan, the state government is currently offering $20 million in grants to establish up to 3,500 electric vehicle chargers in regional areas of NSW. The co-funded grants, ranging from $2000 to $40,000 per site for EV chargers across regional NSW, would boost regional tourism and were part of a $171 million investment in EV charging over the next four years. “EVs are growing in popularity and this will help ensure our regional areas have the charging stations needed to welcome EV-driving visitors,”… Read more »

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Providers to identify, trace and block SMS scams under new rules

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has registered new rules that will protect Australians against SMS scams. The Australian Government has welcomed the rules, which will require all telecommunications providers to identify, trace and block SMS scams. They also require providers to publish information to assist their customers toRead more »

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Book a council hall or sport ground without leaving home

Digital technology is changing just about every facet of life, and one of the latest is booking council halls and even sporting venues. Camden Council has got on board by rolling out a new sports ground and facility booking software called Bookable. The new online system allows residents to compare,Read more »

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True Blue state charging ahead with electric vehicle network

NSW is on the road to building the country’s largest electric vehicle charging network. As part of the plan, the state government is currently offering $20 million in grants to establish up to 3,500 electric vehicle chargers in regional areas of NSW. The co-funded grants, ranging from $2000 to $40,000Read more »

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Next wave of space technology may be produced right here

Workers in Western Sydney will learn to produce the next wave of space technology and high-tech componentry as part of the first industry led short courses rolled out under the NSW Government’s $37 million new education and training model (NETM). Fifteen education providers have been appointed to deliver the shortRead more »

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Housing supply information at your fingertips

Information that illustrates the supply pipeline of new homes and infrastructure will be available at the touch of a button with the launch of two new online platforms. The platforms are designed to deliver better support planning and investment in NSW. Minister for planning and public spaces Rob Stokes launchedRead more »

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This app definitely not a load of rubbish

With a simple click of a button on council’s new My Waste Bin app, Campbelltown residents can now track their bin collection days, book their kerbside clean ups and check what waste goes in which bin. It will provide a “one stop shop’’ for all waste information that is easilyRead more »

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Tech workshops will help you stay ahead of the digital game

Learn the latest tricks and tips on all things technology at Camden Libraries’ tech workshops this month. Residents aged over 17 years are eligible to book their place at the Oran Park Library. Microsoft Office and Windows 10 basicswill be available on Saturday, 19 June, 10am-2pm, in the Panorama DRead more »

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The future of kerbside parking may be digital

A smart kerbside trial providing real time parking information will be trialled in South Western Sydney. The NSW Government is partnering with Liverpool City Council to deliver a new digital smart kerbs pilot to show in real time where street parking is available. Digital and customer service Victor Dominello saysRead more »

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Showcase will zoom in on local health care innovation

Local research stars and international speakers will be in the spotlight when Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase returns later this month. The showcase was postponed in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic but it is being staged as a series of online Zoom seminars each month until November thisRead more »

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