Queensland Government to use Funnelback

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Funnelback Pty Ltd has today announced that it has signed a 3 year deal to provide website search services for the whole of Queensland Government.

Funnelback Pty Ltd has today announced that it has signed a 3 year deal to provide website search services for the whole of Queensland Government.

The Funnelback search engine will power search on the Queensland Government's online entry point http://www.qld.gov.au as well as 69 other Queensland Government agency websites, including Premier and Cabinet, Treasury, Health, Communities, Transport, Emergency Services and Police.

Mr Stuart Beil, Funnelback General Manager said "this overarching solution will benefit Queensland Government website users by making it easier to find valuable information on policies and programs."

"This in turn will make delivery of Queensland policies and programs more effective", said Mr Beil.

Funnelback will crawl and index all Queensland Government websites each weeknight to ensure the content available for search by the public is always fresh.

All of the technical aspects of this service, including hardware, software upgrades, network traffic and support will be managed and hosted by Funnelback.

Individual Queensland Government agency web managers will be provided with administration access to manage and edit their own agency's search service.

Funnelback will work with the Queensland Government to roll out the service in early 2008.

About Funnelback
Funnelback is a leading edge technology company offering Web and Enterprise Search Engine solutions. The Funnelback search engine has a world class result ranking algorithm at its core, which can be tuned to the specific information retrieval needs of its clients. It is used on a daily basis by millions of users and many organizations in Australia and around the world, including the Australian Government, Westpac Banking Corporation, the ABC, the ASX, ninemsn, NRC Canada and Staffordshire University.

Funnelback is a Canberra based subsidiary company of the CSIRO which is Australia's premier scientific research organisation with over 6,500 staff.

For further information
Contact: Stuart Beil, General Manager
Phone: (02) 6229 1712
Mobile: 0403 155 116

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