Stories by Chloe Herrick

NBN Co to educate public on network

With 40 retail service providers (RSP) now signed on to offer National Broadband Network (NBN) services, NBN Co has flagged plans to significantly raise public awareness of the network.

Govt launches $5m robotic labs at UTS

The Federal Government has launched a $5 million facility at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) for nurses and midwives to train with robot patients.

3.5m premises to get NBN by 2015

NBN Co has detailed a three-year plan to roll out the National Broadband Network (NBN) to 3.5 million premises across Australia by June 2015.

Govt finally offers e-health incentive for GPs

The Federal Government has confirmed it will provide incentives for GPs to participate in its $467 million national e-health record system, scheduled to go live on 1 July, following a prolonged period of lobbying by industry.

TechnologyOne appoints Cloud GM

Australian software vendor TechnologyOne has appointed former NetSuite employee, Ken Bartlett, as general manager for its new enterprise Cloud platform.

Concerns raised over e-health records for elderly

The suitability and accessibility of the Federal Government’s Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system for the elderly has been brought into question by a Senate committee investigating cyber safety for senior Australians.

Pipe Network's Brisbane data centres suffer outage

Australian fibre wholesaler, Pipe Networks, suffered an unexpected outage at its Brisbane-based DC1 and DC2 data centres in the early hours of this morning due to power and air conditioning issues.

Red Cross wins $10m ICT grant from Microsoft

The Australian Red Cross has won a competitive $10 million grant from Microsoft Australia which will enable it to revamp its aging IT fleet and modernise IT functions across the organisation.

VHA appoints new CEO

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has undergone a senior management reshuffle, with Bill Morrow to take over from Nigel Dews as chief executive.

Updated: ACMA seeks deputy CIO

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is seeking a new deputy CIO ‘Transformation’ after former CIO, Carsten Larsen, moved into a general management role with the communications regulator.