back to article Government rushes 000 tender out, two years ahead of schedule

Look out, Australia: the government wants to turn the Triple-Zero emergency call service into a fully-agile, IP-enabled multimedia extravaganza. The office of communications minister "Missing Mitch" Fifield has sent out a media release explaining that the service, currently run under the hand of Telstra, has been put out for …

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If it's in Australia and the gummint have anything to do with it then it is going to end up as a giant far cup, cost billions to implement and probably billions more to fix but the pollies friends will have pocketed millions of taxpayers money in the process.

Surprised it hasn't been outsourced to Asia as a cost saving measure.

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Too soon - outsourcing only happens after the local mob have taken their cut.

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