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Q&A: VMware's Paul Harapin

An interview with the managing director of VMware Australia, Paul Harapin

Written by Trevor Clarke02 Feb. 10 08:40

ATO income tax system upgrade set to go ahead

The Australian Tax Office's (ATO) technical deployment of the nation's new income tax IT system looks set to go ahead as scheduled from Friday January 22.

Written by Trevor Clarke11 Jan. 10 11:54

Continued climate change uncertainty costly

The failure of Australia's political leaders to agree on a way forward to tackle the global climate change threat as embodied by the voting down of the proposed emissions trading scheme (ETS) in the Senate today will have costly consequences.

Written by Trevor Clarke02 Dec. 09 21:06

OECD tips Australia's GDP to rise 2.5% in 2010

Australia's GDP has been forecast to grow at 2.5 per cent next year and 3.5 per cent in 2011 in the most recent economic outlook by the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD).

Written by Trevor Clarke20 Nov. 09 08:09

NBN Co picks CIO and government relations officer

The company responsible for rolling out the National Broadband Network has appointed two new senior staff. NBN Co announced former British Telecom employee and current AAPT consultant, Claire Rawlins, will take on the role of chief information officer (CIO), while the Queensland premier's chief of staff, Mike Kaiser, will become principal for government relations and external affairs.

Written by Trevor Clarke13 Nov. 09 19:15

FAO declaration missing economic opportunity

The call by the Food and Agriculture Organisation's director general, Jacques Diouf for more investment in agriculture in developing nations is one that should be viewed not just as an effort to feed the world's one billion hungry people, but also as a way to stimulate economic development.

Written by Trevor Clarke18 Nov. 09 20:17

Australia 8th least corrupt nation

Australia has come in as the 8th least corrupt country in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

Written by Trevor Clarke18 Nov. 09 19:15

Indonesia's riveting KPK corruption saga

Chandra-Bibit may not be a familiar story to many Australians, but for those keeping an eye out on our neighbours to the north it is a riveting yarn.

Written by Trevor Clarke15 Nov. 09 18:19

Federal Government agencies to adopt UK ICT self-assesment tool

Federal Government agencies are likely to adopt a self-assessment tool created by the UK Office of Government Commerce to evaluate their ICT capabilities within the month as part of Gershon Review changes.

Written by Trevor Clarke12 Oct. 09 16:34

Change still blowing in the SA Government ICT winds

The renewal of a $36 million ICT services contract between the South Australian government and Dimension Data last week, that saw the value of the deal drop by $4 million but with an increased scope, is a sign of things to come, according to the state’s CIO.

Written by Trevor Clarke05 Oct. 09 10:00

ALRC going for open source CMS website

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is trekking down the open source path, putting out a tender for a content management system (CMS) to integrate with a planned new website.

Written by Trevor Clarke02 Oct. 09 14:48
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