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  • NSW traffic management systems vulnerable, audit finds

    A information security audit by NSW Auditor-General Grant Hehir tabled today found that traffic signal networks managed by Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) could have potentially been hijacked, leading to traffic disruptions.

  • In pictures: NICTA TechFest Canberra

    Parliament House in Canberra was buzzing this week as National ICT Australia (NICTA) exhibited the latest broadband, digital economy and technology innnovations. NICTA partnerships with Sydney Water and Infosys were launched on the day.

  • Optus pens $30m contract with Sydney Water

    State water authority, Sydney Water, has penned a four-year managed services contract worth almost $30 million with Optus for the delivery of a whole-of-business telecommunications service.

  • Sydney Water begins SCADA upgrade

    Three years after announcing it would upgrade Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems at its filtration plants, Sydney Water will start an 80-week project scheduled to begin this year at the Nepean catchment.

  • Sydney Water blows multiple IT project budgets

    The auditor-general, Peter Achterstraat, has flagged several IT project cost blowouts and delays at Sydney Water, including an overspend of $34.3 million on a customer management system. In the auditor-general's report to parliament 2009 volume seven, which focuses on Environment, Climate Change and Water organisations, Achterstraat identified Sydney Water’s Customer Management System Stage 1 had overshot its original $21 million budget and was now forecast to cost $55.3 million.