Stories by Hamish Barwick


Government needs to address Cloud demand, concerns: Conroy

Cloud computing has the potential to benefit federal and state governments, but issues such as privacy need to be addressed first, according to federal communications minister, Stephen Conroy.

Written by Hamish Barwick15 Feb. 12 12:31

CenITex finds new CIO

Former Tatts Group business systems group manager, Fiona Caldwell, has been appointed chief information officer of Victorian shared services agency, CenITex.

Written by Hamish Barwick14 Feb. 12 16:08

iiNet services to expand into Darwin, Queensland

Internet service provider (ISP) iiNet has announced its plans to expand its services to more than 38,500 households and businesses in Darwin and regional Queensland

Written by Hamish Barwick13 Feb. 12 16:06

David Jones overhauls online shopping infrastructure

After resurrecting its online shopping website in 2010, Australian retailer David Jones has responded to customer demand for improved e-commerce with a new website to be unveiled in September this year.

Written by Hamish Barwick13 Feb. 12 15:22

In pictures: Capgemini opens new Canberra office

French headquartered IT and outsourcing provider, Capgemini, had the French ambassador to Australia, Stephane Romatet, on hand to open its Canberra office recently.

Written by Hamish Barwick10 Feb. 12 16:06

Vodafone confirms spectrum licence renewal

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has responded to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) limits on the amount of spectrum due to be sold to individual companies in 2012 by renewing its current licence holding.

Written by Hamish Barwick10 Feb. 12 14:34

Sydney Water tender for data centre upgrade

New South Wales state water authority, Sydney Water, is looking for contractors to carry out a refurbishment of its data centre in Homebush, Sydney.

Written by Hamish Barwick10 Feb. 12 10:08

Macquarie Telecom adds fourth data centre to AGIMO panel

Macquarie Telecom’s (ASX: MAQ) new Intellicentre 4 (IC4) data centre has been added to the data centre facilities panel established by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO).

Written by Hamish Barwick09 Feb. 12 15:15

Q&A: Copyright Agency CIO, Jacob Dudzinski

Jacob Dudzinski has been CIO of the Copyright Agency in Sydney for four years. Over the past two years, he has been responsible for a business process and systems improvement program.

Written by Hamish Barwick09 Feb. 12 09:36

ALRC to review Copyright Act

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has decided to conduct a review into the use of copyright in a digital setting.

Written by Hamish Barwick08 Feb. 12 15:14

Huawei NZ signs second UFB contract

Fibre provider, Enable Services, has partnered with Huawei New Zealand to supply fibre equipment for Christchurch’s 3500 kilometre Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) network.

Written by Hamish Barwick08 Feb. 12 11:47

TCP Code revised to include new provisions

The revised Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code by the Communications Alliance has included new provisions such as regular customer usage notifications for voice, SMS and data services, stronger controls on telecommunications product advertising, a compliance monitoring body and a unit-pricing regime in advertisements.

Written by Hamish Barwick07 Feb. 12 16:48

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