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  • Three in four Australians buy online

    The number of users making purchases online is accelerating, having increased 8 percentage points from last year, according to to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

  • More ICT jobs as industry grows 11 per cent

    Around 12,300 new ICT jobs are expected to be available in the year to February 2013 with further growth anticipated to 2015 unless Australia enters a minimum two year recession, according to data from the Australian Computer Society.

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics plans open source census

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is ramping up for a massive change to its use of data standards, with plans to move to open source formats from next year.

  • Home Internet access quadruples in the last decade

    ICT has become increasingly more affordable over the past decade with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recording marked increases in access to PCs and the Internet in Australian households.

  • Household broadband connections rise 18 per cent

    The number of households with access to broadband internet shot up 18 per cent to 5 million in the 2008-09 financial year according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).