"The New South Wales Labor Party will be urged to adopt a policy
platform on the use of open source software, in a motion to the
ALP's State Conference by the Labor Council.
"At a time when the Carr government under newly-installed IT
Minister John Della Bosca is conducting a review of its policies
toward open source software, the proposed Labor Council motion
seeks to incorporate open source options within the Labor Party's
state branch policy platform.
"NSW Labor Council's IT Committee last night conducted an
information forum at state parliament house on Wednesday evening on
the open source movement aimed at educating parliamentarians about
software procurement options..."