More articles in The Age about Conroy and the Rudd government/gang shenanigans:
Internet censorship plan gets the green light – Ahser Moses 15 Dec 09 (includes reader comments)
Big Brother laws to be brought in for web – Asher Moses 16 Dec 09
Australia announces controversial Internet filter – Amy Coopes 15 Dec 09
Regardless of how "noble" or "just" the rhetoric around this odious tripe may sound, it is still censorship.
Once the succubus that is government lies under the internet it pollutes and taints all that is free about this environment.
Try and think of only three government programs that haven't grown beyond original promises and costs or increased the power originally granted to themselves, by themselves.
Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has an update on the Government’s Internet filtering trial report. While you’re there check out the No Clean Feed campaign.