NSW government set to refresh tech advisory and buying panels

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski The New South Wales government is on the hunt for a new technology industry and procurement experts for the two key advisory panels it uses to help set overall strategy for public sector agencies. Minister of Finance and Services, Andrew Constance, issued the formal invitation this week as the […]

Telstra and Motorola to build Queensland’s wireless network

By Paul Hemsley Telecommunications companies Telstra and Motorola have formally signed off on a $457.3 million contract from the Queensland government to design, build, operate and maintain the state’s Government Wireless Network (GWN) in a 15 year managed services deal. The two companies have been in the running to take on Premier Campbell Newman’s GWN […]

Adobe price drop pulls Conroy and O’Farrell together

Julian Bajkowski Communications Minister Senator Stephen Conroy and New South Wales Premier Barry O’Farrell have celebrated Valentine’s Day by burying the hatchet and welcoming the expansion of software giant Adobe’s operations in Sydney with a cross-party bro-mance. Stepping out at the opening of Adobe’s new offices in downtown Darling Park, the pair put niceties to […]

eHealth boost with Coalition Government

Health technology systems integrator CSC claimed the election win by the O’Farrell Coalition Government in the NSW State election was a win for the health services industry.   CSC's national director for health services, Lisa Pettigrew, said policy announcements prior to the election from the Shadow Health Minister Jillian Skinner were “very promising” for the […]

Defence gets eHealth system into gear

The Australian Department of Defence plans to revamp its health records with a five million dollar electronic system. Defence has chosen global, service provider CSC for a five-year IT contract to develop and implement an electronic health (eHealth) information system. After winning the contract through a tender process, CSC will deliver a centralised, web-accessible, military specific, […]


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