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[April 01, 2013]

Upgrade aims to help the environment

Apr 01, 2013 (The Sydney Morning Herald - ABIX via COMTEX) -- Australian Government departments and agencies are combining their cyclical IT upgrades with measures to boost sustainability and reach targets for reduced greenhouse gas emissions. The number of desktop PCs per staff members will be lowered to 1.2 by 2015, while more than nine tenths of all hardware should be powered off for the night to save energy. The Australian Taxation Office is upgrading the operating system on 20,000-plus PCs, while the Department of Education, Employment &Workplace Relations will shed over 1,000 computers and the Department of Human Services will replace 30,000.

Publication Date: 2 April 2013 AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS AUSTRALIAN TAXATION OFFICE AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF HEALTH AND AGEING AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF DEFENCE AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF INDUSTRY, INNOVATION, SCIENCE, RESEARCH AND TERTIARY EDUCATION AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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