We have three major asset groups: IT software and hardware, office fit-outs, and office machines and equipment.
The Information Technology Branch continued to manage all IT assets, including our servers, desktop computers, printers, scanners and operational software.
Our National Property team continued to manage all accommodation and fit-outs on a rolling ‘end of life’ or ‘end of lease’ schedule. We engage an external commercial property manager to assist with commercial property management.
Our Workplace Services and Security staff continued to manage office equipment and machines. We used an ‘end of life’ schedule and asset database to manage the replacement of those assets. We ensured that service and maintenance agreements were in place so that all assets were fully functional and operating optimally.
The major asset purchase in 2011–12 was office fit-outs, which were the result of a number of office co-locations. In addition, we initiated a progressive replacement of photocopiers and some printers across the office network.
We continued to improve our major computer applications: GENESIS; the roll management system (RMANS); and the election management system (ELMS). These three applications are the Commission’s backbone processing systems, enabling us to:
In addition, we made greater use of contemporary technologies in delivering modern products and services in line with community preferences for more online services that are available at all times.
Online services that are currently available to the public include: