The company responsible for recording and transcribing Queensland court proceedings has today called for a full and open investigation into the awarding and operation of its contract.
Auscript Australasia Managing Director Peter Wyatt made the call in response to a campaign of misrepresentation about the company and its work.
Speaking from his office in the United States, where Auscript’s Queensland-owned parent... Read More
April 22, 2015
Auscript is required under its contract with the Department of Justice to record, transcribe and back up all court proceedings in Queensland Courts. This includes recording a full-time back-up of all courts, to ensure that no recordings are missed.
This is the same practice that has occurred in Queensland Courts for around 10 years – prior to Auscript... Read More
Auscript’s sister company For The Record (FTR) has recently taken action to ensure the integrity of its FTR Community web site, following a security incident.
Auscript has robust and comprehensive security measures in place and our stringent practices are certified to ISO 9001:2008. As such, we confirm that no Auscript systems or data have been compromised. Auscript’s systems are completely... Read More
Auscript Australasia Pty Ltd (Auscript) is providing real-time transcription throughout a 16 week class action, involving almost 2000 Australians, in the Federal Court in Sydney.
Auscript will continually have two stenographers based in the Court, to produce real-time transcripts for all parties throughout the case.
Auscript General Manager Kate Gaske said Auscript’s real-time service enabled electronic transcripts to be viewed and interacted with as the... Read More
Ever wondered how an Auscript transcript goes from words spoken in a courtroom, to a written record in your email inbox?
Long gone are the days when a court reporter sat in a courtroom all day, madly scribbling in shorthand or quickly tapping away on a stenotype machine.
Thanks to the digital recording technology pioneered by our sister company, For The Record... Read More
Leading US public sector technology firm Tyler Technologies, Inc. today announced a strategic US $15 million investment in Brisbane-based Record Holdings, as part of a deal that will export Australian innovation to significant new global markets.
Record Holdings is the owner of For The Record (FTR), which is the world’s most tested and trusted digital evidence, recording platform in the... Read More
Auscript provides the highest quality recording and transcription services to the Queensland Courts.Auscript's quality assurance systems are accredited to international standards, and Auscript has met or exceeded every accuracy benchmark contained in our contract with Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney General. Auscript achieves 99.5% accuracy for all transcripts, this result is measured in accordance with the international quality standard. Many... Read More
Brisbane based Record Holdings has been named among Australia’s top innovators for its world-leading court-reporting technology.
Business Review Weekly has named Record Holdings – the parent company of court transcription service provider Auscript and technology developer For The Record (FTR) – among Australia’s 50 most innovative companies of 2014 for its Court.fm product.Court.fm gives judges and legal professionals in courts around the world instant, secure... Read More
In a recent media interview, a spokesperson for the Queensland Law Society suggested that outsourcing court reporting in Queensland had pushed up the price of justice such that transcripts can cost defendants in Queensland criminal matters up to $300 or $400 an hour.
I'd like to clarify this reference is made in regard to audio hours - that is, the... Read More
Auscript’s contract to provide transcription services to Queensland courts is saving taxpayers millions of dollars each year, while delivering transcripts faster and with independently certified accuracy.
Auscript Managing Director Peter Wyatt said the shift to a user-pays model for transcripts was relieving taxpayers of the cost of subsidising private legal matters and some criminal appeals. However, he said parties to criminal matters still received... Read More