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Abbott brings back Science minister in cabinet reshuffle 
By Allie Coyne | 1 hour ago | Comment Now 
Science tacked onto to Industry title.
 
Cochlear on the hunt for CIO 
By Andrew Colley | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Ramsay snaps up Sutherland.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Utilities/Media CIO of the year 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
The best of telco, gas, water and media.
 
NSW ServiceFirst to outsource to Infosys, Unisys 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Onshore/offshore split still to be nutted out.
 
Who will be iTnews' Retail CIO of the year? 
 
Who will be iTnews' Finance CIO of the year? 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Three very different projects take out top spots.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Govt CIO of the year  
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Three CIOs rise to the top to battle for the top prize.
 
Three compete to be Healthcare CIO of the year 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Digital hospitals vs hand-held doctors.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Industrial CIO of the year 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Three big guns compete for top spot.
 
WTO talks on IT trade deal collapse 
Dec 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will try again next year.
 
Qantas gives IT direct reporting line into CEO 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Expands head of strategy role to encompass IT.
 
Trillion dollar IT trade deal on a knife-edge at WTO 
Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
'Success or failure' to be announced this week.
 
CIO wanted to lead Commonwealth Games IT 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Event management experience a plus.
 
Westpac’s Curran lures CBA men to new IT exec roles 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former stablemates will work together again.
 
Westfield CIO Peter Bourke departs 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Role won't be replaced.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
Coca-Cola Amatil IT jobs in the firing line 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Up to 70 positions could go.
 
ACS anoints new chief executive 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
To take helm in the new year.
 
Cloud pioneer David Kennedy quits the public service 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
NSW Trade and Investment CIO moves into financial services sector.
 
Web giants face fines in online bullying crackdown 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Up to $17,000 per day for ignoring notices.
 
Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates server farm to AWS.
 
NICTA CEO resigns over clash with board 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Failure to agree on strategy for cash-poor organisation.
 
Service Stream welcomes new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ex-Westpac, Orica IT exec appointed.
 
Senate committee backs dumping OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opinion split down party lines.
 
TV exec named first CEO of ISOC-AU 
By Andrew Colley | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Online copyright, privacy new priorities.
 
Westpac hires SAP man as CTO 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Creates four new IT lead positions.
 
Telstra, DiData battle for Canberra cloud market 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Big players announce govt-focused services.
 
Infosys execs ousted after Apple overbilling scandal 
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
CSIRO chief joins Rio Tinto board 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tech experience makes her 'great fit' for miner.
 
Tech start-ups battle it out for Westpac funding 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
House price prediction platform wins out.
 
Can technology save the ABC & SBS from deep cuts? 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Shared services, pay-per-view streaming on the table.
 
Lufthansa outsources IT to IBM for $1.4bn 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
IT infrastructure division shifted out.
 
NSW agencies urged to consider good privacy in customer service 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
State Privacy Commissioner talks up trust.
 
US to boost military with robotics, 3D printing 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Technological edge waning, Hagel warns.
 
How technology will unify Toll 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
The systems headache formed through 15 years of acquisitions.
 
SA Premier directs agencies to offer services online 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
"A modern public service should be paper-free".
 
Defence CIO wrestles with credibility  
By John Hilvert | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Keeping promises in one of Australia's biggest tech shops.
 
AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form.
 
Qld govt performance improving 'in spite of IT' 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Public sector reform chief calls efforts “spectacularly unsuccessful”.
 
States go into bat to save the OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding.
 
NAB tech team told to build now, mop up later 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Build of complete tech stack prioritised over customer migrations.
 
Tax Office CIO hands in his resignation 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bill Gibson moves on after 11 years.
 
Vic DHS appoints analyst as new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hodgkinson returns to state government.
 
ATO shaves $4m off IT contractor panel 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reform cuts admin burden, introduces KPIs.
 
Victoria kicks off $80m eHealth spending spree 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Millions allocated in 2012 finally make it to hospitals.
 
Domino's appoints chief digital officer 
By Penny Wolf | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Newly created role sits on the board, side-by-side with the CIO.
 
Defacto Aus Govt CIO leaves after six months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rosemary Deininger to take on new Canberra role.
 
Govt proposes cyberbullying ‘naughty corner’ for web giants 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Legislative force to be reserved for repeat offenders.
 
CSIRO farewells CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Toll departs after seven years.
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