TorrentFreak: Australia Targets Google With Tough New Anti-Piracy Law

TorrentFreak: Australia Targets Google With Tough New Anti-Piracy Law. “Australia already has laws to enable the blocking of overseas sites that facilitate piracy but the content industries want more. New legislation unveiled today will give copyright holders new tools to force Google and other search engines to delete search results that link to infringing sites.”

University of New South Wales: Larval fish database to show effects of climate change on fisheries

University of New South Wales: Larval fish database to show effects of climate change on fisheries. “A new larval fish database collated over the last 30 years will be used to measure marine ecosystem state and change as well as seasonal patterns of various fish species.”

University of Sydney: New database documents rights abuses of 457 visa holders

University of Sydney: New database documents rights abuses of 457 visa holders. “Dr Anna Boucher, immigration researcher in the Department of Government and International Relations and author of the new book Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in a World of Demographic Change, has developed a Migrant Worker Rights Database that codes all available legal decisions on migrant worker rights violations.”

‘Tech giants must do more’: ACCC slams Facebook, Google for fake ads (Brisbane Times)

Brisbane Times: ‘Tech giants must do more’: ACCC slams Facebook, Google for fake ads. “Digital giants Facebook and Google have been urged to ‘do more’ to crack down on fake advertisements claiming celebrities are endorsing a product after a four-fold increase in complaints to the competition regulator.”

State Library of Queensland: Footage Of The Maryborough Floods Of 1955

State Library of Queensland (Australia): Footage Of The Maryborough Floods Of 1955. “A series of short films made by amateur filmmaker Bill Rahmann have been digitised by State Library of Queensland and made available online. One of these films focuses on the Maryborough floods during March of 1955, following Cyclone Bertha.”

Art Guide Australia: Ilona Nelson, This Wild Song

Art Guide Australia: Ilona Nelson, This Wild Song. “This Wild Song is a long-term project by artist and curator Ilona Nelson. Galvanised by recent statistics around gender inequality in the arts (for example the 2015 Countess Report), Nelson has made it her mission to champion and celebrate Australian female artists through photographic portraiture. Involving more than 100 practitioners so far, This Wild Song has evolved to encompass a growing online archive of photographs and interviews, exhibitions, public forums and most recently a podcast.”

Katherine Times: New archiving platform to preserve Indigenous culture and language

Katherine Times: New archiving platform to preserve Indigenous culture and language. “First Nations Media is one step closer to creating an archiving platform to preserve Indigenous culture and language. The two-year project will ensure communities have the tools to share their recorded history, teaching the next generation and keeping language and culture strong. “