PM Julia Gillard has tasked government agencies with getting employees to be using telework to 12% by 2020, emphasising inclusiveness and work access.
A successful public-private training venture of IBM, the City of Ballarat and University of Ballarat has drawn new investment from a city now counting on IT
Integrators Data#3 and Red Rock Consulting have opened new offices as they expand to new geographies in pursuit of government and other consulting business.
Government ICT budgets have been largely spared as the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) report flags $16.4b in non-IT spending reductions.
Australia's government leads other industry sectors in its ICT sustainability efforts – but is still far behind its global counterparts, Fujitsu has found.