Australian Post Office order

CSIRO Problem In Computer Network

The Canberra Times, 3 October, 1972

Control Data Australia Pty Ltd has been awarded a contract for the supply of remote batch computer processing facilities to the Australian Post Office.

The contract also provides for Control Data to supply the Post Office with remote job entry computer terminals.

Initially two terminals will be supplied to process remote batch work on the 6600 computer in the Sydney Data Centre.

Editor : The same edition noted IBM Australia Ltd earned a net profit of $4,051,460 ($3,702,030) in the six months to June 30, after tax of $4,185,640 ($4,324,378) and depreciation of $3,893,431 ($4,230,613)