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With Samsung set to supply 51,000 AX90T air purifying units into Victorian public school classrooms, not even Melbourne's earthquake can stop Victoria's safe return-to-school plan from becoming a COVID-safe reality.

Published in Home Tech

Job advertisements on the online portal SEEK in August were down by 5.3% month-on-month but up 55.9% year-on-year, the company says.

Published in Recruitment
Thursday, 26 August 2021 17:39

Victoria tips $73 million into NBN upgrades

The Victorian Government is putting $73 million into the Victorian NBN State Program Fund to help finance new network infrastructure in certain parts of the state.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The majority of Australian businesses are open to hiring people from across Australia and having them work remotely, following a 283% spike in remote work job postings since the beginning of the pandemic, according to research by one recruitment company.

Published in Recruitment

Australian electric vehicle sales have picked up in 2021 compared to the previous year, with 8688 vehicles sold in the six months to June, compared to 6900 for the whole of calendar 2020.

Published in Automotive

Online job advertisements on the website SEEK fell by 4.1% month-on-month in July, but were up by 67.9% year-on-year, the company says.

Published in Recruitment
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 12:04

Job offers, hirings increase despite lockdown

The number of new jobs on offer to Australian executives increased in July despite the severe and continuing lockdown in New South Wales and occasionally other states, according to a new report from human resources firm EL Consult.

Published in Recruitment

IT services provider Empired has secured a $52 million managed services contract with the Environmental Protection Authority of Victoria to provide digital managed services across the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) of Victoria’s cloud platforms, networks, and business applications.

Published in Deals

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

Elegant Media, one of Australia's top app and software development companies, has created what it says is "a revolutionary go-to learning app for tradespersons to successfully qualify for their builder’s licence without leaving the worksite" called BRIQ.

Published in Apps

Energy and telecommunications customer services provider AGL and Australian energy technology group RayGen have joined forces to begin construction of a $27 million concentrated solar and thermal storage project.

Published in Energy

The IT sector in Victoria is forecast to grow by 5.8% per annum over the next five years, above the national average (5.4%) and second only to Queensland (5.9%), a survey predicts.

Published in Development

Indian outsourcing giant Infosys has joined forces with Australia’s Deakin University to develop a strategic action plan for research, innovation and skill development.

Published in Strategy

Locals and visitors to Gippsland and Victoria’s High Country will benefit from a major telecommunications upgrade project that will transform connectivity; improve, expand and build new mobile coverage; boost capacity and mobile data speeds and strengthen network resilience.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 29 April 2021 11:19

Amazon expands its parcel pickup network

New parcel pickup locations in Australia have been introduced to cater customers who prefer to have their package delivered to a pickup location. According to an Amazon survey, one in five Australians want to pick up their package at a location to “keep it a surprise from their household.”

Published in Business IT
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 14:45

Developers invent autonomous harvest robot

A research team led by Dr Chao Chen of Monash University has developed an autonomous harvest robot that can “identify, pick, and deposit apples” in a mere seven seconds. The robot, says Dr Chen, can address Australia’s labour shortage and future food crisis.”

Aussie Broadband is having an unscheduled outage from around midday AEST in Victoria on its NBN network, showing outages can happen to any company, with reports its site and its own infrastructure is affected.

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

The federal Labor Party has offered subsidies on electric vehicles, cutting import taxes and fringe-benefit taxes on all non-luxury vehicles that cost below $77,500. The Victorian Labor Party, meanwhile, has announced an annual tax of about $300 on EVs.

Published in Open Sauce

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