Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA1625
Title: COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTING DIVISION
Start Date: 01 Jan 1993
End Date: 31 Dec 1998
Description:

A Cabinet decision in March 1993 changed the direction of the former Tasmanian Centre for Information Technology. The Communications and Computing Division (CCD) was set up to provide core information technology services to the Government and agencies. Its Business units included Voice Communications (TASINET), Data Communications (Networks Tasmania), Computer Applications Support, Computer Operations Support, Open Communications Systems and Training.

By October 1993 a decision was made to add the Information Strategy Unit (ISU) and a director of the unit was subsequently appointed in April 1994.

The function of the ISU was to provide advice and support to senior agency management, on a whole of government basis, on business process re-engineering and best practice imformation management.

By 1995 the CCD business units comprised of TASINET Communications, Networks Tasmania, Finance Branch, Information Strategy Unit (ISU), Corporate Information Projects and the Office of Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs.

Information Sources:

Department of Premier and Cabinet Annual Report 1993-94, Tasmanian Government Directory 1995

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10 GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND GOVERNANCE [1]
Controlling Agencies:
TA926 DEPARTMENT OF PREMIER & CABINET 17 Jul 1989
Previous Agencies:
TA1906 TASMANIAN CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (TASCIT) 01 Jan 1990 31 Dec 1993
Subsequent Agencies:
TA1941 TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT DIVISION (TMD) 01 Jan 1999
Series Created By Agency:
AE381  GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ISSUES 24 Nov 1980 31 Dec 2001
AF345  STRATEGIC, CORPORATE AND BUSINESS PLANS 01 Jul 1986 30 Jun 2000
AF344  BOARD MINUTES OF MEETINGS 01 Mar 1991 05 Apr 1999