Net Neutrality in Australia: The Debate Continues, But No Policy in Sight

  • Angela Daly


Australia has been somewhat late to the debate on net neutrality: it has only emerged as a major issue in public discourse in the last few years, and there are no plans to introduce any kind of further legislation or regulation beyond the existing regimes. This contribution will analyse the status of net neutrality in Australia, looking at how the debate has been playing out, the current law and regulation which may affect ISPs’ conduct, and directions for reform if the status quo does not go far enough to advance Internet users’ interests.


Internet Traffic Content Delivery Network Australian Capital Territory Deep Packet Inspection Australian Government Department 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angela Daly
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  1. 1.Swinburne University of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia

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