OSIA welcomes new Directors

The OSIA board is pleased to announce new Board Members.

Case Studies of Open Source in Australian Industry

Santos case study An Australian energy pioneer since 1954, Santos is one of the country’s leading oil and gas producers, supplying customers across Australia and Asia. With over 2,800 employees across its offices and field operations, Santos is headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, with offices in Brisbane, Perth, Jakarta, Singapore, Port Moresby, Hanoi, New Delhi, Dhaka, and Bishkek. The largest supplier of natural gas to the domestic Australian market, the company reported sales revenue of $2.53 billion in 2011.
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2013-11-01

Fair use for everyone! (including orphan works)

Last  week OSIA lodged a submission to the Department of Communications & the Arts on its copyright modernisation consultation paper. Tonight's press release summarises our views.

CPTPP could still destroy the Australian FOSS industry

OSIA urges Senate Committee to ditch the dud deal

On 31 May OSIA lodged a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence & Trade's inquiry into CPTPP.

Today's press release and accompanying infographic summarise our views.

OSIA calls for genuine free trade instead of 'Byzantine' CPTPP

CPTPP barely mentions free trade but pushes a huge range of restrictions.

On 20 April OSIA lodged a submission to the Joint Standing Committee of Treaties (JSCOT) TPP-11 inquiry.

Today's press release summarises our views.

 

Draft ICT procurement framework a mixed bag for FOSS sector

Progress made on open standards & cybersecurity but bias against FOSS remains damaging.

Earlier this week OSIA lodged a submission to the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its draft ICT procurement framework.

Today's press release summarises our views.

OSIA welcomes Senate inquiry into CPTPP

Foreign Affairs, Defence & Trade References Committee inquiry will provide much needed perspective

The afternoon, OSIA put out the sixth in an ongoing series of public statements regarding CPTPP.

OSIA members with an interest in this matter are welcome to contact Jack Burton, Mark Phillips or Josh Stewart.

CPTPP grants temporary stay of execution

One third of the worst issues with TPP resolved for the short term

The afternoon, OSIA put out the fifth in an ongoing series of public statements regarding CPTPP.

OSIA members with an interest in this matter are welcome to contact Jack Burton, Mark Phillips or Josh Stewart.

OSIA slams DFAT's brazen denial of TPP secrecy

OSIA has put out a press release this afternoon, available at:
http://osia.com.au/f/osia_cptpp_pr2c.pdf

This is the fourth in an ongoing series of public statements by OSIA regarding CPTPP.

It's also the third & final in a mini-series within that focussing on the rather misleading DFAT "myth busters" document.

OSIA members with an interest in this matter are welcome to contact Jack Burton, Mark Phillips or Josh Stewart.

OSIA welcomes new director

The board is pleased to announce the appointment at its 24 Feb 2018 meeting of Mr Paul Moore as a director of OSIA. Mr Moore takes on the membership portfolio.

For a full list of board members during the 2017/18 term, see here.