A consultation paper on the Digital Economy Future Directions http://www.dbcde.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/94191/Consultation_Draft_-_DEFDP_-_17_Dec_2008_final.pdf has been issued by the Australian Government
Responses are due to DEFutureDirections@dbcde.gov.au by Wednesday 11 February 2009.
This is a very important paper covering issues such as:
* Open access to public information
* development of digital skills
* regulatory framework including copyright
* internet filtering (referred to at various places in the document).
I encourage everyone to read the document and make a submission.