Author: Hans van Pelt

  • Letter from Canberra – February 2024

    Letter from Canberra – February 2024

    Welcome to the February 2024 Edition of Letter from Canberra.   Current topics of this edition: In short, Canberra News and Comments – things you may have missed  Don’t forget to update your subscription and please consider advertising with Affairs of State in our publications; Letter from Canberra and Letter from Melbourne.

  • Letter from Melbourne – January 2024

    Letter from Melbourne – January 2024

    Welcome to the January 2024 Edition of Letter from Melbourne The Letters keep subscribers abreast of recent developmentsinvolving government at a local, state and federal level. In short, Melbourne News and Comments… Don’t forget to update your subscription and please consider advertising with Affairs of State in our publications; Letter from Canberra and Letter from…

  • Letter from Canberra – January 2024

    Letter from Canberra – January 2024

    Welcome to the January 2024 Edition of Letter from Canberra.   Current topics of this edition: In short, Canberra News and Comments – things you may have missed  Don’t forget to update your subscription and please consider advertising with Affairs of State in our publications; Letter from Canberra and Letter from Melbourne.

  • Letter from Melbourne – December 2023

    Letter from Melbourne – December 2023

    Welcome to the December 2023 Edition of Letter from Melbourne The Letters keep subscribers abreast of recent developmentsinvolving government at a local, state and federal level. In short, Melbourne News and Comments… Don’t forget to update your subscription and please consider advertising with Affairs of State in our publications; Letter from Canberra and Letter from…

  • Letter from Canberra – December 2023

    Letter from Canberra – December 2023

    Welcome to the December 2023 Edition of Letter from Canberra.   Current topics of this edition: In short, Canberra News and Comments – things you may have missed  Don’t forget to update your subscription and please consider advertising with Affairs of State in our publications; Letter from Canberra and Letter from Melbourne.

  • Letter from Melbourne – November 2023

    Letter from Melbourne – November 2023

    Welcome to the November 2023 Edition of Letter from Melbourne The Letters keep subscribers abreast of recent developmentsinvolving government at a local, state and federal level. In short, Melbourne News and Comments… Don’t forget to update your subscription and please consider advertising with Affairs of State in our publications; Letter from Canberra and Letter from…

  • Letter from Canberra – November 2023

    Letter from Canberra – November 2023

    Welcome to the November 2023 Edition of Letter from Canberra.   Current topics of this edition: In short, Canberra News and Comments – things you may have missed  Don’t forget to update your subscription and please consider advertising with Affairs of State in our publications; Letter from Canberra and Letter from Melbourne.

  • Letter from Melbourne – October 2023

    Letter from Melbourne – October 2023

    Welcome to the October 2023 Edition of Letter from Melbourne The Letters keep subscribers abreast of recent developmentsinvolving government at a local, state and federal level. In short, Melbourne News and Comments… Don’t forget to update your subscription and please consider advertising with Affairs of State in our publications; Letter from Canberra and Letter from…

  • ChatGPT – Our Thoughts

    ChatGPT – Our Thoughts

    When people talk about utilising ChatGPT or plain GPT – they are using Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools.  Over the past 12 months they have become part of the lexicon.   So what are they?   Courtesy of ChatGPT:  “Generative AI is a type of artificial intelligence technology that broadly describes machine learning systems capable of…

  • Are you aware of ACSC? cyber.gov.au

    Are you aware of ACSC? cyber.gov.au

    As a semi-technically literate person; or so I thought, it was great to attend a session organised by Maxsum Consulting. The topic was Cyber Security in the age of Artificial Intelligence.  A special guest was Dr Derek Bopping, First Assistant Director General, Head of Melbourne Office, Australian Signals Directorate. Takeaway Thoughts – With Thanks I was…