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Reserve Bank to deploy new core IT platform

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has tendered for a replacement core banking solution that will process in excess of 320 million payment and 25 million collection transactions each year.

Written by Byron Connolly03 July 15 10:38

SA government agencies to adopt cloud services

The South Australian government will roll out cloud services enabling agencies to spin up and shut down technology infrastructure in minutes instead of months, following an agreement with iiNet.

Written by Byron Connolly02 July 15 10:10

ME completes $90M tech transformation

Mobile and online bank, ME, has completed a $90 million, five-year IT transformation that allows it to maintain a single record for its 320,000 customers.

Written by Byron Connolly30 June 15 01:00

Telstra to take wholesale price hit

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is eyeing a 9.6 per cent drop in prices that operators pay to use Telstra’s copper network to provide telecommunications services.

Written by Byron Connolly29 June 15 16:23

Spammers target Aussies at tax time

Cyber crooks are impersonating representatives from the Australian Taxation Office through malicious spam campaigns and telephone scams targeting people at tax time.

Written by Byron Connolly29 June 15 11:38

NBN, Telstra seal network deal

NBN will take ownership of Telstra’s copper and hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) cables to accelerate the rollout of the national broadband network after the competition watchdog gave final approval for the companies’ $11 billion deal.

Written by Byron Connolly26 June 15 10:44

Former university IT manager found corrupt

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has found that Brett Roberts, a former IT manager at three universities, engaged in corrupt conduct by authorising and certifying the payment of false invoices.

Written by Byron Connolly25 June 15 21:50

NSW Budget: $100M for police technology

The NSW government will spend $100 million over four years to equip police with new technology, under measures announced in Tuesday’s budget.

Written by Byron Connolly23 June 15 13:15

Website blocking 'lazy and dangerous': Greens

Greens senator, Scott Ludlam, has branded the government’s controversial website blocking bill a "lazy and dangerous" piece of legislation that wouldn’t been happening if the Labor government “hadn’t gone completely missing".

Written by Byron Connolly22 June 15 14:50

The path to Agile: Successes and slip-ups

IT and digital execs from News Corp, CommBank, and Australia Post discuss why Agile is still very much a work in progress.

Written by Byron Connolly19 June 15 15:47

IT worker gap to hit 100K by 2020

Australia is facing a massive skills crisis with a projected gap of more than 100,000 ICT workers over the next five years, according to a new report.

Written by Byron Connolly16 June 15 13:45

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