Queensland overhauls technology procurement

By Julian Bajkowski and Paul Hemsley The Queensland government has thrown open the door to outsourcing public sector payroll systems across the state. The move is a watershed because it is almost certain to be followed by other internally-run government technology functions and services being exposed to direct competition from the private sector. Queensland’s Information […]

SA hospitals rollout computers with Telstra

By Lilia Guan Telstra has won a contract from South Australia Health to roll out 17-inch (25.4cm) touch-screen computers across eight South Australian metropolitan and four country hospitals over the next 12 months.   The computers will provide a clinical workstation for doctors and nurses and will also be installed at specialist hospital points of […]

Sydney gets rid of 14 tonnes of e-waste

The City of Sydney said Sydneysiders were doing their bit in the war against climate change by recycling 14 tonnes of old TVs and computers – plus some more unusual items – in six hours at the City of Sydney's e-waste collection.   Even though electronic waste was growing three times faster than any other […]

Penrith City Library goes green with Acer

A council in Western-Sydney has selected hardware vendor Acer to supply energy efficient computers.   Under the agreement, Acer and its partner Dataflex have supplied 90 computers to Penrith City Council’s Library.   The vendor also planned to plant 90 trees to offset the computers’ carbon emissions, for the Council.   Previously, the Council was […]


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