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  • Blog Post: National Panel for Economic Reform Communiqué - Putting People First

    The Communiqué released by the Prime Minister following the inaugural meeting of the National Panel for Economic Reform is welcomed by Microsoft Australia. It reiterates the importance to Australia of instituting policy and management reforms across the economy that focus on the goal of achieving...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Embraces Telework

    This week is National Telework Week (NTW) – a designated week to draw awareness to the benefits to both organisations and employees, in embracing flexible working and, more specifically, working from home. Microsoft is proud to be a partner in the inaugural NTW because flexible working is part...
  • Blog Post: YouthSpark launches

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has launched Microsoft YouthSpark – an initiative to create opportunities for 300 million young people around the world over the next three years. With many countries, including many major economies, struggling to generate economic growth under the burden of substantial...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Office Accessibility Training Sessions for the Australian Government

    Microsoft will be running two training sessions in Canberra on optimising the accessibility of Microsoft Office documents. These sessions will primarily focus on Word, however PowerPoint and Excel will also be covered. The sessions have been designed specifically for Australian Public Service (APS) personnel...
  • Blog Post: It's the Potential Stupid: Asia Pacific Sees Future in ICT

    Amazing! In a world beset with the insecurity that comes when bankers fear lending to bankers (let alone businesses or individuals) it is possible to be lulled into a sense of personal, if not collect ive dread, for the future of the world. This sense is made more intense by a natural focus on our understanding...
  • Blog Post: New Accessibility tools for developers to help people with disabilities

    Today Microsoft announced new online training and resources to help corporations, governments and NGOs worldwide make their technology products and services more accessible to people with disabilities. The free online accessibility training courses, tools and other resources will help developers worldwide...
  • Blog Post: Online digital library helping vision impaired

    Last week Microsoft Australia was recognised for its contribution and support for Vision Australia’s i-access program. The i-access online program is an innovative suite of services from the Vision Australia Information Library Service that delivers audio DAISY books and magazines, Braille books...
  • Blog Post: Promoting Australian Disability Enterprises

    The Purchasing with Purpose Expo was launched today (1 June) by the Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities Bill Shorten MP . The Expo came about as part of the National Procurement Management project, funded by FaHCSIA (Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs), implemented...
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