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New data centre creates jobs boost for Western Sydney

22 August, 2012

Up to 50 new jobs will be created in Western Sydney over the next three years following the announcement yesterday by cloud computing company Rackspace of its investment in a new multimillion dollar data centre in Erskine Park.

$15.2 million for NBN education programs

04 July, 2012

The federal government will provide $15.2 million to 36 communities across Australia to help establish local NBN training services, as part of its Digital Hubs and Digital Enterprises program.

Budget a boon for e-health

09 May, 2012

Government funding of $233.6 million for personally controlled electronic health records (PCEHRs), announced yesterday in the 2012 Australian federal Budget, will boost both the health and ICT sectors in Australia, according to the Australian Information Industry of Australia (AIIA).

Feds offer $20 million to health orgs in telehealth pilot funding program

04 April, 2012

Under a new initiative announced today, the federal government will provide up to $20.6 million worth of funding over the next two years to Australian health organisations for telehealth programs.

NBN construction to reach 3.5 million premises by mid-2015

30 March, 2012

Construction of NBN links to more than 3.5 million premises will be either completed or under construction by mid-2015, under a fibre rollout plan announced by the Australian federal government.

ICT Geelong receives $100,000 grant

09 December, 2011

The Victorian government has injected $100,000 into ICT Geelong, a body representing the ICT (information, communication and technology) industry in the Victorian city of Geelong. The funding is provided under the Victorian Government’s Innovation Through Clusters program, and will support the growth of ICT in the region over the next two years, according to the government.

Conroy reveals Digital Economy Strategy details

31 May, 2011

The federal government has revealed its ambitions for broadband in Australia, with the release of its Digital Economy Strategy.The strategy includes spending details on a range of initiatives.

ACS calls for detailed federal ICT strategy in response to budget

12 May, 2011

In its analysis of the Australian federal goverment's 2011 Budget, the Australian Computer Society has called for more details on ICT awareness plans, ICT education placement and e-health investment.

NSW government supports global service centre

13 December, 2010

Dimension Data plans to open a second Global Service Centre (GSC) in Australia. The centre will be based in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde and will be established in partnership with the NSW Government with assistance from Industry and Investment NSW.

Google sponsors innovation award for computer science

22 March, 2010

Google Australia sponsors new innovation award for computer science.

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