Stories by Rohan Pearce

Sydney Uni seeks new CIO as Day returns to UK

The University of Sydney is on the hunt for a new chief information officer, with the incumbent, Mike Day, departing at the beginning of March.

Written by Rohan Pearce05 Feb. 19 16:12

Telstra looks offshore for bigger tech talent pool

Telstra plans to later this year launch an ‘Innovation and Capability Centre’ in Bangalore, which the telco’s CEO, Andy Penn, today described as India’s ‘Silicon Valley’.

Written by Rohan Pearce30 Jan. 19 16:31

Chief executive of Victoria’s Cenitex to depart

After more than seven years in the role, Cenitex chief executive Michael Vanderheide has decided to leave the Victorian government IT shared services agency.

Written by Rohan Pearce29 Jan. 19 15:31

Government gives NBN Co more time to pay off its loan

NBN Co will have an additional three years to pay off a loan from the government intended to plug the gap between the cost of the NBN rollout and the cap on the total equity contributions from Canberra.

Written by Rohan Pearce17 Dec. 18 10:04

ATO to change how it buys tech, CIO says

The Australian Taxation Office’s chief information officer says the agency plans to split future IT contracts into “smaller, more specifically targeted bundles.”

Written by Rohan Pearce04 Dec. 18 12:59

NBN Co CEO rejects calls for price cuts

NBN Co’s chief executive Stephen Rue has rejected calls by telcos to cut the company’s wholesale prices.

Written by Rohan Pearce19 Nov. 18 11:33

NAB to roll out support for Alipay

NAB has become the first of Australia’s big four banks to support the Alibaba Group-backed Alipay mobile payment platform.

Written by Rohan Pearce19 Nov. 18 09:59

ACCC figures reveal telcos buying more NBN capacity

Figures released today by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reveal that the average NBN bandwidth per household increased in the three months to 30 September — from 1.66 megabits per second at the end of June, to 1.71Mbps.

Written by Rohan Pearce13 Nov. 18 12:03