Stories by Rohan Pearce

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Skills gap hurts WA govt security

West Australia’s Office of the Government CIO has identified a “significant” cyber security skills gap in the state’s public sector.

Rowland says govt supressing unflattering NBN information

Labor’s broadband spokesperson, Michelle Rowland, has accused the government of suppressing unflattering information about the NBN, citing its refusal to release redacted portions of the 2013 strategic review into the National Broadband Network.

Time to ditch the USO, Productivity Commission says

The current Universal Service Obligation under which Telstra receives a subsidy to ensure every Australian has access to basic telephony services is “anachronistic and needs to change,” argues a draft report released by the Productivity Commission.

IT to be hit hardest by proposed UNSW job cuts

The National Tertiary Education Union estimates that the equivalent of up to 170 full-time IT employees at UNSW could lose their jobs under proposals being considered by the university’s administration that would see the outsourcing of commodity tech services.