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NBN speeds report shows providers are lifting their game

NBN speeds report shows providers are lifting their game

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently released its 6th report on real-world NBN speeds. The results were not too bad between all the major providers, who now deliver between 80.4 percent and 86.7 percent of maximum plan speeds during the peak usage hours of 7pm – 11pm. The sample is now large enough to provide peak hour speed information about 9 major ISPs [Internet Service providers]. TPG topped the pack coming out with customers found to be receiving 86.7 percent of its plan’s maximum speeds during busy periods, putting this ISP ahead of the eight other providers, Aussie… Read more »

Smart move: council backs Generation STEM

Smart move: council backs Generation STEM

It is widely accepted science, technology, engineering and mathematics – STEM for short – will be the key to success for young people in the next few years. Recognising this, Campbelltown Council will back Generation STEM, an innovative new program launched last week. Campbelltown has committed to supporting this new State Government initiative from the start and will partner with the CSIRO in a three-year agreement to deliver Generation STEM to local high schools. Eight Campbelltown schools have already signed up to participate in the first year: Ingleburn, Macquarie Fields, Robert Townson, Sarah Redfern, Thomas Reddall high schools and Macarthur… Read more »

High speed internet for the health care system tackles hepatitis C

High speed internet for the health care system tackles hepatitis C

A unique health program operating in South West Sydney is providing patients with rapid access to specialist advice to fast-track their treatment. Many refer to Project ECHO as “high speed internet for the healthcare system”, because specialists are providing input to help cure and treat patients with hepatitis C at rapid speed. Instead of waiting to see a specialist, a patient’s primary health care provider contacts the expert for advice and takes that knowledge back to treat them. Liverpool Hospital Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department head Miriam Levy said a weekly video conference between health professionals was de-centralising knowledge and empowering… Read more »

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Smart move: council backs Generation STEM

It is widely accepted science, technology, engineering and mathematics – STEM for short – will be the key to success for young people in the next few years. Recognising this, Campbelltown Council will back Generation STEM, an innovative new program launched last week. Campbelltown has committed to supporting this newRead more »

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High speed internet for the health care system tackles hepatitis C

A unique health program operating in South West Sydney is providing patients with rapid access to specialist advice to fast-track their treatment. Many refer to Project ECHO as “high speed internet for the healthcare system”, because specialists are providing input to help cure and treat patients with hepatitis C atRead more »

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Quad bikes with GPS tracking to inspect town’s 510km of footpaths

Ride on: Mayor George Brticevic (right) and Pavement Management Services (PMS) manager of open space surveying Tom Daniewski inspect a quad bike being driven by PMS field technician Bryan Kingwell. Campbelltown City Council is adding smart technology to further improve the speed, accuracy and efficiency of the footpath inspections acrossRead more »

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App helper to ensure kids get vaccinations on time

Parents and carers in the South Western Sydney Local Health District are encouraged to download the improved, free Save the Date to Vaccinate app to ensure their children receive vaccinations on time. With better functionality and new features, the app is a part of NSW Health’s annual campaign to remindRead more »

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Fresh look, new features of pet registry website

The NSW Government is launching a new and improved Pet Registry website to provide an enhanced customer experience for people registering cats and dogs. Public users of the registry will soon notice the website has a fresh look, enhanced navigation and a range of great new features. The upgraded websiteRead more »

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E-learning tool to boost the right of citizens to know

Transparency, trust and supporting open government are the themes for this year’s Right to Know Week. During this important awareness raising campaign the Information Privacy Commission (IPC NSW) is proud to launch its latest e-learning module Towards Open Government Information (TOGI) via a virtual event involving more than 10 NSWRead more »

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Local libraries ramp up online safety

Campbelltown City Council’s libraries are set to become safer places for patrons to venture online thanks to the eSmart Libraries program. The city’s public libraries have received eSmart Libraries accreditation, with the program officially launched at Glenquarie Library earlier this month. Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic, said Council decidedRead more »

Angus Taylor has given the thumbs up to new NBN customer service standards.

Customers should benefit from NBN rebates for poor service

New penalties will now apply if NBN Co fails to meet customer service standards. NBN Co (National Broadband Network Co) will be forced to pay rebates to retail service providers – such as Telstra, Optus and other providers – for poor connections, fault rectifications and missed appointments caused by NBNRead more »

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Digital driving licences on the way for NSW

Driving licences are set to be the next cab off the digital rank. The digital driver licence is the electronic version of the NSW Driver Licence available on your phone. It is planned for release across NSW in 2019, and designed to be convenient and make life easier. With aRead more »

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