Print Page  |  Contact Us  |  Sign In  |  Join HISA
News & Press: Australian Health IT News

Pain expected from hit to IT jobs

Tuesday, 8 May 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sam Bruinewoud
Share |

(from The Australian)

GOVERNMENT IT is expected to feel budget pain with staffing cuts and slashing in capital expenditure due to kick in from July 1.

The exact make-up of this year's budget for the information technology sector is unknown, but major cuts announced in the government's mini-budget in November would hit from July, research firm Ovum said yesterday.

These cuts would affect not only the government sector but also suppliers to government, while IT staff cuts would hit the employment market, it said.

"We'll definitely see the cuts announced in the mini-budget in November. They'll begin to hurt," said Kevin Noonan, Ovum's research director, public sector.

Read more...


Site Search
Sign In


Forgot your password?

Haven't registered yet?

Calendar

16/12/2013 » 31/12/2014
CHIA Examination

7/11/2014
Health Information and Technology Western Australia Conference 2014

10/11/2014
Invitation to Ascom Product Launch Event- Melbourne

11/11/2014
Invitation to Ascom Product Launch Event - Brisbane

12/11/2014
Invitation to Ascom Product Launch Event - Sydney

Latest News