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Agency:
Communications and Computing Division
Agency Number:
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
Controlling Agencies:
Department of Premier & Cabinet (TA926)17 Jul 1989
Previous Agencies:
Tasmanian Centre for Information Technology (Tascit) (TA1906)01 Jan 199031 Dec 1993