Stories by Byron Connolly

​UNSW appoints Kate Carruthers as chief data officer

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has appointed Kate Carruthers as chief data officer amid a restructure that has also seen the university remove the CIO and senior ICT change program director roles.

Written by Byron Connolly13 May 16 12:15

​CIO profile: Berys Amor

Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s IT chief leads a team building customised technology solutions that improve how the firm's clients do business.

Written by Byron Connolly10 May 16 15:21

​NBN wants to blast your face into space

NBN will create a mosaic artwork featuring the faces of Australians and print it on the rocket carrying its second satellite into space in late 2016.

Written by Byron Connolly09 May 16 10:24

​NBN set to hit 1 million connections

NBN said it is weeks away from hitting 1 million premises across Australia with an active connection to the national broadband network.

Written by Byron Connolly06 May 16 13:18

​Sydney University gets quantum boost from US intelligence

The University of Sydney has received a multi-million dollar grant from the United States Office of the Director of National Intelligence to assist in its research into quantum computing technology.

Written by Byron Connolly04 May 16 10:43

Budget 2016: $199M for childcare IT, $50M for myGov

The government is allocating $199.4 million over the next four years to fund the building of an IT system to support the implementation of child care measures announced in last year’s budget.

Written by Byron Connolly03 May 16 22:02

​Budget 2016: Taskforce to crack down on tax avoidance

The government is creating a new operational taskforce of more than 1,000 specialist staff at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to prosecute companies, multinationals and high wealth individuals who are not paying enough tax.

Written by Byron Connolly03 May 16 20:44

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