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  • WA looks to cut IT costs with state budget

    Approximately $110 million will be cut from the ICT budgets of a range of Western Australia government departments and agencies, with the state government looking to put $25 million of the savings into an ICT Renewal and Reform fund.

  • WA government looks for ICT savings with first CIO

    The Western Australian government will establish a $25 million ICT Renewal and Reform Fund to drive efficiencies in IT spending, Premier Colin Barnett and the state’s finance minister, Bill Marmion, announced today.

  • PayPal scam email targets WA drivers

    Western Australia Consumer Protection is warning drivers in the state to delete a scam email which claims they can renew their driver's licence via PayPal.

  • CEDA wraps up WA state mapping project

    The WA Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) has completed its project to map the state’s development, after wrapping up 12 forum sessions for its Inventing the Future project.

  • WA Health to deploy PAS by year's end

    Western Australia’s Department of Health has signed a $6.3 million contract with CSC for the implementation of a patient administration system (PAS) by the year's end, despite speculation the system would not be replaced until 2014.

  • WA government renews focus on e-waste

    The Western Australia Government is moving to better manage its e-waste through the institution of a new whole of government common use arrangement (CUA) for the disposal of ICT equipment.

  • WA Govt readvertises CIO role

    The Western Australian Government is again on the lookout for a CIO to overhaul the business systems of the Rottnest Island Authority.

  • Microsoft pips Google to secure student email deal at Curtin

    Western Australia-based Curtin University of Technology will soon begin its roll-out of Microsoft’s Live@edu hosted email platform, taking over 192,252 students and alumni across 11 global campuses, into the cloud for a future collaborative learning environment.