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  1. WikiLeaks Doc Reveals Australia's Piracy Concerns With National Broadband Network

    August 31, 2011 1:35 PM EDT Piracy is a problem Down Under. But it's a problem that might become a whole lot bigger thanks to the Australian's government roll-out of its broadband super-infrastructure. That's the warning wrapped-up in a 2010 cable from the Can ...

  2. Australia's One Movement For Music Fest Under Government Review

    March 03, 2011 11:40 AM EST Almost $3 million of taxpayer money has been tipped into Western Australia's annual One Movement for Music conference and festival . Now, a parliamentary inquiry wants to figure out whether the cash was put to good use. The Australian state&# ...

  3. Five Things We Learned At Bigsound

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The ninth annual Bigsound summit made many of the right noises last week. The three-day confab gathered more than 560 delegates (up 100 from last year) for an intensive round of panels, networking and band-spotting. Billboard.biz has selected some ...

  4. Garrett Unveils New Aussie Arts Policy

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST The first arts policy drawn up by Australia's new Labor government includes initiatives for the contemporary music sector. The arts minister is Peter Garrett, former singer with the political Sony BMG-signed veteran rock band Midnight Oil. Th ...