Courts lose com­put­ers

Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin - - NEWS -

SOUTH­PORT court­house was forced back in time yes­ter­day af­ter a statewide com­puter out­age hit.

A Depart­ment of Jus­tice and At­tor­ney-Gen­eral spokes­woman said the out­age of the crim­i­nal data­base struck at about 10am.

The com­puter is­sues meant the court was un­able to search and update files.

“Man­ual pro­ce­dures are cur­rently in place to mit­i­gate the im­pact on court op­er­a­tions,” the spokes­woman said.

“There is no risk of longterm data loss.”

Staff were work­ing night to re­solve the is­sue. last

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