Former Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull has returned to the Coalition front bench as shadow communications minister with instructions "to hold the Government ferociously to account" over the National Broadband Network.
With the Australian Government now in 'caretaker' mode ahead of the August 21 poll, the shutters have come down on hundreds of federal technology projects and the high pressure hose of Commonwealth IT procurement dollars has slowed to a trickle.
Google’s top list of Australian searches for 2009 has been revealed,
showing the ideas and spirit of the times as they were down under, and
as you can imagine, many of the major Australian and international
events of the year such as Twilight, Susan Boyle and stimulus packages
all definitely make the cut!