Queensland launches its ICT strategy into the cloud

The Campbell Newman government has expanded on its existing ICT Strategy to include a Cloud Computing Strategy which aims to relieve agencies of the burden of owning and operating of costly ICT assets.

Queenslanders dispatched to disaster management school

Catastrophic floods delivered harsh and real lessons for Queenslanders about how to deal with the forces of nature. Now the Newman government is trying to put that knowledge and experience to work by creating a disaster management training course.

Queensland takes American advice on natural disasters

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has flown to the United States to see first hand how a collaboration between the Queensland University of Technology and the California Institute of Technology can help mitigate and better manage natural disasters.

NSW government sells off in-house tech provider ac3

By Julian Bajkowski The New South Wales government has liquidated its 100 per cent shareholding in corporatised IT infrastructure and cloud computing broker, the Australian Centre for Advanced Computing and Communication (ac3) in a sale that Minister for Finance and Services Andrew Constance said was above the government-owned vendor’s “retention value”. The government-owned tech services […]

Queensland boosts public service pay by 2.2 per cent

By Paul Hemsley Queensland public servants have won a long awaited pay rise of 2.2 per cent per year over three years after the Newman government gave tactical ground in drawn out dispute with unions over what constituted “fair and reasonable” salary increases. The pay rise will be given to 48,000 Queensland public servants covered […]


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