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IBM's new Ballarat centre: Photos

IBM has opened a new IT Services Centre located in The University of Ballarat's Technology Park, the centre is expected to create 300 jobs.
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By Jacquelyn Holt on
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The centre is funded by IBM Australia, the Victorian Government, the University of Ballarat and the City of Ballarat.

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The Big Blue really is blue.

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Inside the new facilities, clients and staff are greeted by the eye-catching decor.

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The regional environment is complemented by the natural materials throughout the centre.

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The new facilities are expected to provide an additional 300 jobs, with 50 staff expected to move from the existing centre today.

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Peter Campbell, general manager, IBM global technology services, IBM Australia and New Zealand speaking at the opening.

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Victorian Premier John Brumby was in attendance to open the centre. "The Victorian Government is proud to have provided $5 million from our successful Regional Infrastructure Development Fund to support this exciting project," Brumby said.

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