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[Computerbank] Vic National Gallery One Of Australia's PC Exporters
The National Gallery of Victoria has become one of Australia's few local PC
exporters - although it's only shipping a small batch and not charging the
The 44 older PCs are being donated to community group centres in East
Timor. The programme is being jointly arranged with the East Timor
Community Computer Project.
"For many Australian workplaces, such as the National Gallery, these
computer models are regarded as redundant and of little use, yet for the
people of East Timor, these computers will be their first step into the
information age," said the gallery's IT manager Leon Sayers, who is
encouraging other businesses to support similar projects.
From The Update - 14th April 2002
(Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for subscriptions)
I was wondering whether the IT manager was referring to "similar projects"
as in exporting to East Timor or refurbishing donated hardware and
installing Linux type projects ?
All the best
Community Contact, Australia/New Zealand
OpenOffice.org Marketing Project
Are you a computer angel? (www.ca.asn.au)
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