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The information technology sector just pipped marketing at the post to be the best performer, assisted again by increased private sector positions, according to the June executive demand index report from executive search firm EL Consult.

Published in Recruitment

Oracle is providing the Tasmanian Government with free use of the Oracle Health Management System to manage its COVID-19 vaccination program.

Published in Cloud

No, it's not an island full of Elvis Presley impersonators, but an island that's part of Tasmania, and it will benefit from an upgrade project that Telstra says will transform connectivity on the island, improve mobile coverage, boost capacity and data speeds and strengthen network resilience.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Online job advertisements on the site SEEK in March showed a rise of 75% year-on-year, the company says, offering a reminder that March 2020 was the month when the pandemic first had an effect on the job market.

Published in Recruitment

Both Tasmania's casinos were attacked by Windows ransomware around Easter, according to a statement from the owner.

Published in Security

A Senate panel chaired by Tasmanian Labor Senator Helen Polley has said it considers the proposed authorisation of coercive search powers for the Australian Federal Police and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission in a current bill — the Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2020 — could unduly trespass on personal rights and liberties.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has allocated $1.6 million in funding to energy infrastructure company Jemena to undertake a residential electric vehicle (EV) managed charging trial with four other electricity networks in the ACT, Victoria and Tasmania.

Published in Energy

An NBN retail service provider has questioned the need for a service like the NBN Co' Enterprise Ethernet in places where fibre connections are already available at a much lower cost.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The deal is a “multi-year contract for mission critical technology and services to transform emergency management in the state”.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet has completed the rollout of dedicated NBN fibre connections to 59 public schools around the State.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Average petrol prices rose in the September quarter 2020 after a record low earlier in the year, but still remain well below the 15-year real average of 151.6 cents per litre (cpl), according to a new report from the competition watchdog, the ACCC.

Published in Market

Hobart-based Internet service provider TasmaNet has acquired Queensland telco Internomic which trades under the brand names Vastnet in regional Queensland and Netmode in metro Brisbane and surrounds.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

A strong showing by Victoria has helped boost online job ads for October, the recruitment firm SEEK says, adding that though ads were up by 8.5% month-on-month, there was a 11.7% fall year-on-year, the lowest year-on-year drop since the beginning of the pandemic. Last month, the month-on-month growth was higher, at 9.25%.

Published in Recruitment

The Australian Capital Territory has been ranked top among the states and territories in Australia when it comes to digital readiness, according to an annual ranking released by global networking giant Cisco.

Published in Development

Australian IoT Enterprise provider and LoRaWAN network operator NNNCo has gone live with its expansion of the National Narrowband Network across Greater Sydney, providing broad canopy coverage to Western Sydney to the Blue Mountains and Upper North Shore.

Published in Strategy

Software applications, digital solutions and managed services vendor Civica has announced that Tasmania’s Glenorchy City Council and Victoria’s Prestige Paving have shifted critical asset management to the cloud, in moves designed to drive greater productivity and efficiencies in their operations.

Published in Cloud
Friday, 02 October 2020 11:48

Job ad volumes hit 80% of pre-COVID levels

Online job ad volumes across Australia over a two week period in September were 80% of pre-COVID levels - the highest national job ad figure since the pandemic began having an impact in March - with job ad volumes continuing to recover in most states and territories with South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and Northern Territory all passing pre-COVID levels, according to a new report on the SEEK employment marketplace. 

Published in Recruitment

Hobart-based Internet service provider TasmaNet has welcomed the NBN Co's announcement that it would be increasing the availability of fibre to more than 700,000 businesses across Australia.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Online jobs on the SEEK employment marketplace fell across the nation by 2.0% in August month-on-month, figures released on Thursday show, with the year-on-year drop a much bigger 29.1%. However, the year-on-year difference was the smallest since the beginning of the cornonavirus pandemic.

Published in Recruitment

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