MarchFirst closes Australian operations

Summary:The Internet consulting company MarchFirst will close its Australian offices this afternoon, leaving more than 100 staff out of work. Employees will officially be told on Friday not to report to work on Monday.

The Internet consulting company MarchFirst will close its Australian offices this afternoon, leaving more than 100 staff out of work. Employees will officially be told on Friday not to report to work on Monday.

The company has three offices in Australia--Melbourne, Sydney and another in South Australia, employing over 100 people.

A spokesperson from MarchFirst's New York office confirmed to ZDNet Australia, that the professional services company has been placed under voluntary administration due to Australian market conditions. Full story. --Megan McAuliffe, ZDNet Australia

Topics: Tech Industry

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