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  • Government agency IT budget cuts confirmed: Swan

    The Gillard government’s treasurer, Wayne Swan, has indicated in the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) that there will be a 20 per cent cut in capital expenditure for government agencies with IT projects worth less than $10 million under the knife.

  • AGIMO preps ICT services consolidation

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has outlined potential plans to consolidate the number of ICT services panels across the Federal Government from 87 to four through a proposed whole-of-government ICT services panel.

  • Federal Government ICT market settles after 2009 peak

    Despite recommendations outlined in the 2008 Gershon report to cut back on ICT spending, the Federal Government’s ICT market peaked at $5 billion in 2008-09, with recently released data indicating it has returned to normal levels in 2009-10.

  • Government hands IP to software developers

    The Attorney-General’s Department has mandated eligible Federal Government agencies provide software developers and independent software vendors with first rights to intellectual property (IP) for software developed under contract from 1 October.