Leading the way in CCTV
Logan City Council’s continued commitment and investment in community safety will be reinforced this month with the opening of a new $1.2 million state-of-art safety camera monitoring room.
The fear of tech-led redundancy in procurement*
It’s impossible to deny the power of technology as a worthy substitute for manual, process-driven tasks. Over the years the computer has replaced the typewriter, the keycard has replaced the bank cheque and the email has replaced the fax – and alongside this change, there’s a constant fear that we might be the next to go due to the adoption of the next shiny new gizmo.
Council reducing emissions and odour
Blue Mountains City Council has fired up a state of the art Landfill Gas Management system at Blaxland Waste Management Facility, to capture landfill gas emissions and help reduce odour at the City’s only landfill.
NCS Chameleon acquires infoXpert*
NCS Chameleon Limited, a software and services business focused primarily on the Public Sector is pleased to announce it has acquired infoXpert Pty Ltd. Following the acquisition infoXpert will merge with NCS Chameleon, further strengthening NCS Chameleon’s position as a significant software and services group across the ANZ market. The merger will be effective from the 9 March 2015.
CCTV helps protect lives and property
The City of Sydney’s CCTV operators tipped off police three times a day last year as they viewed footage of incidents about to unfold, helping to protect the public and giving law enforcers the jump on criminals.
Head in the cloud
In less than 12 months the City of Nedlands in the western suburbs of Perth has seen an IT transformation.
Interactive mapping site
Whitehorse City Council has launched a new interactive mapping site called Whitehorse Maps, which has replaced the previous Mapping – GIS Online site.
Challenge of community engagement
Aurukun Shire Council is overcoming the challenge of community engagement in a remote area of Australia by successfully engaging with its residents via social media.
Exciting changes coming with GIS
Burdekin Shire Council’s Geographic Information System (GIS) is being upgraded in an effort to make it work more efficiently, both in the office and out in the field.
Fraser Coast Libraries are embracing the digital age following the launch of new Emerging Technology equipment in the Children’s Areas in Hervey Bay and Maryborough branches.
New software in procurement process
An important step was taken in the Maranoa Regional Council procurement process review when it was resolved that a new software system would be acquired as part of a suite of initiatives to increase the efficiency of purchasing activities.
Free cuppa for drivers
Drivers travelling along western New South Wales region roads over the next three months are being encouraged to stop, take a break and receive a free cuppa.
Big season set to launch
The community will be treated to a range of exciting and diverse performances in 2015 as the Broome Civic Centre launches a bumper new season, along with a new booking website and logo.
New trucks hit Mackay region roads
New waste and recycling vehicles will enhance Mackay Regional Council’s waste collection services are fitted with the latest in waste collection technology, plus are decked out with professional photograph’s of Mackay’s natural assets to help promote the region.