Bureau of Meteorology mobile app avoids Android forecast

    By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski Checking third party weather apps on mobile and tablet devices has long been a daily staple of smartphone users, however the Bureau of Meteorology has now revealed intentions to build its very own Apple iOS and Windows Mobile applications to deliver updates to gadgets on the fly. […]

NSW State Emergency Service dials up BAI for digital radio upgrade

By Julian Bajkowski Radio infrastructure services provider BAI has scored a significant deal with the New South Wales State Emergency Service (NSW SES) to project manage the responder’s communications equipment overhaul for the next five years as frontline workers upgrade from analogue to digital spectrum. The program of works associated with the operational communications upgrade […]

Abbott says federal job cuts of 12,000 will be it

By Julian Bajkowski Opposition leader Tony Abbott has sought hose down rising fears that between 20,000 and 30,000 federal public service jobs will ultimately be axed in a repeat of Howard-era mass public service sackings in Canberra, taking to national radio on the ABC to pledge that only 12,000 jobs will go. Mr Abbott told […]

ABC calls for helicopter pilots

By Paul Hemsley The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has gone to market to hire pilots and maintenance services for its helicopters in Sydney and Melbourne. The national broadcaster has called for rotary wing pilots with media experience to be responsible for the full delivery of helicopter services by flying them and maintaining them at the […]

Mayor of Melbourne steps down

Melbourne mayor John So has decided to step down. (Image www.johnso.com.au) Melbourne’s longest-serving mayor John So has decided to step down after seven years in the position, prompting a long queue for the next month’s mayoral race. Announcing his resignation which came as a surprise, Cr So said would not seek a third-term but his commitment to the […]


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