Power from down under for Perth homes

09 May, 2016

Power supplies to around 800 new properties across Perth will come from under the ground as projects to remove overhead power distribution networks continue full steam ahead. 

WA Police to trial body-worn video cameras

02 May, 2016

WA Police will be trialling body-worn video cameras in a first for the state, which is expected to help reduce assaults on personnel and increase early guilty pleas.

Fairfield City Council launches multilingual app

20 April, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NSW's Fairfield City Council has launched a new multilingual library smartphone app to support the region's large population of non-native English speakers.

Digital asset and mobility solution pays dividends

10 March, 2016 | Supplied by: TechnologyOne

Conversion from a paper-based system to a digital-based asset management and mobility solution has transformed the way one South Australian council is doing business.

Federal Treasury's virtual vision

09 February, 2016 by Jonathan Nally

The Federal Treasury has moved almost 1000 desktops to a virtual environment, boosting efficiency and mobility. We speak with CTO Ricardo Alberto.

Microsoft tablets handed to 5000 Western Sydney Uni students

11 January, 2016 | Supplied by: University of Western Sydney

Western Sydney University has partnered with Microsoft to deploy thousands of Surface 3 devices to 2016 students.

Victoria launches VicFreeWiFi pilot

21 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government has commenced a pilot of its new VicFreeWiFi network in Ballarat and Bendigo, with plans for a launch in the Melbourne CBD in early 2016.

VVCS trialling veteran counselling over Skype

14 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's Veterans and Veterans' Families Counselling Service has launched a pilot offering mental health counselling services over Skype video or audio links.

Mobile-friendly web makeover boosts user experience

09 December, 2015 | Supplied by: AMES Australia

A complete website revamp has improved usability, traffic and overall user experience for clients of humanitarian organisation AMES Australia.

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones

07 December, 2015 | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Microsoft has added the Lumia 950 and 950 XL to its Lumia portfolio of mobile devices featuring Windows 10, enabling a seamless transition across Windows devices.

Seeing around corners — context-aware applications

16 November, 2015 by Graeme Stanley, Public Safety Solutions Architect, Motorola Solutions | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

New, intelligent technology that helps first responders work more efficiently and safely will make a fundamental difference in today's public safety environment.

UC boosts service and savings for councils

12 November, 2015 by Jamie Romanin, Managing Director, ANZ, ShoreTel | Supplied by: ShoreTel Australia

Local councils are finding more and more reasons to adopt unified communications and voice over IP, to improve the bottom line as well as staff and customer satisfaction.

A new approach to digital evidence management

05 November, 2015 by Nathan Sawtell* | Supplied by: TASER International BV

The combination of body worn video and private-sector cloud-based software services is transforming safety agencies' ability to focus on their core missions.

DIBP awards $115m contract to Optus Business

05 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The newly merged Department of Immigration and Border Protection has handed Optus Business a three-year contract to integrate the formerly separate communications networks of the departments of Customs and Immigration.

The emergency spectrum squeeze

02 November, 2015 by David Braue

At the same time as the airwaves are become increasingly crowded, so too is the emergency services' growing need for mobile data becoming acute.

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