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With the elections in Victoria due in about three weeks and the incumbent government looking very much like it will romp home, media in the state are resorting to every tactic in the book to push their barrows.

Published in Open Sauce

With the elections in Victoria just 44 days away, the media in the state are keen to step up to the plate and maximise their earnings. Ads roll in at election time, given that the parties in the fray have plenty of money to throw around.

Published in Open Sauce

On World Electric Vehicle Day, Victoria can celebrate the fact that it charges people who use EVs a tax. The same Victoria that calls itself the education state. It also touts itself as progressive.

Published in Open Sauce

In what seems to be a rather strange reversal of roles, the Labor Government in Victoria has announced a tax on electric cars and hybrid plug-in vehicles from July 2021 while a Federal Liberal MP, Trent Zimmerman, has penned an op-ed castigating both Victoria and South Australia for their plans to tax EVs.

Published in Open Sauce

Nine days ago, the Victorian Government announced that it would be providing $200,000 for a program to help Microsoft train more people in the use of its software. It came, ironically, just a day after regional Victorian hospitals were hit by ransomware – something that, by far, only attacks Microsoft's Windows operating system.

Published in Open Sauce

Victorian regional health service Barwon Health is one among numerous entities in the state's health network to be hit by a ransomware attack. Details are expected to be announced later today by the state's Premier, Daniel Andrews.

Published in Security

The delayed decision by the Labor government in Victoria to legalise the Uber ride-sharing service shows that every issue it considers is decided on a political basis.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 06:33

Public to pay for Victoria's tardy Uber move

Victoria has imposed another tax on the public to pay for its decision to scrap all existing taxi licences as part of the move to legalise the ride-sharing service Uber.

Published in Local Government

The Victorian Branch of the Australian Education Union has reacted angrily to the latest collapse of another private training company leaving thousands of students with huge debts and no qualifications.

Published in Education

The Victorian branch of the Australian Education Union claims the practices of ‘luring’ vulnerable job seekers in the state into training debt with the offer of a free laptop are continuing and remain largely unchecked.

Published in Government Tech Policy

IBM’s cognitive technology solution – Watson – is now directly available to businesses and organisations in Victoria, and others throughout Australia, with the opening in Melbourne of a new Watson Client Experience Centre, one of only six such centres in the world outside the Watson Group’s headquarters in New York.

Published in Strategy




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