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Fujitsu Australia And Golf Australia Announces Partnership

Fujitsu Australia Limited

Sydney, December 17, 2008

Fujitsu Australia Limited, a leading service provider of business, information technology and communications solutions today announced a three year partnership agreement with Golf Australia as a sponsor of the Australian Open.

Following this year’s highly successful championship, the partnership sees Fujitsu Australia join The Australian Open in its 94th year of the championship as the Official IT Business Solutions Partner until 2012.

“Fujitsu is delighted to participate in an event with such rich history. The Australian Open is a prestigious tournament that we are proud to be a partner of.” Said Fujitsu Australia CEO Rod Vawdrey

Since its inception in 1904, The Australian Open has been the nation’s most revered golfing title, playing host to Nicklaus, Norman, Player, Palmer, Thomson and other great names who have battled for the Stonehaven Cup.

Golf Australia CEO Stephen Pitt said “Golf Australia is pleased to form a three year partnership with Fujitsu Australia beginning with the 2009 Australian Open. Next year’s partnership sees two premium brands unite for one of Australia’s great sporting championships. Fujitsu joins a great group of brands partnering with this iconic event”

The 2009 Australian Open will be held at the spectacular New South Wales Golf Club at La Perouse.

About Golf Australia

Golf Australia is the national sporting organisation for golf in Australia and the governing body for amateur golf.

Our goal is to raise the level of interest and participation in the game from grassroots golfers through to the elite levels, spectators, volunteers and associated industry bodies. Key responsibilities incorporate managing national tournaments and championships including the Australian Opens as well as rules and handicapping. Working in with government, business and community, Golf Australia ensures the value of golf is understood and supported in all policy and business decisions.

Golf is a game for life where participation contributes to a healthy Australian community.

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Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.
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About Fujitsu Limited

Fujitsu is a full service provider of information technology and communications solutions. Throughout Australia and New Zealand we partner with our customers to consult, design, build, operate and support business solutions. From strategic consulting to application and infrastructure solutions and services, Fujitsu has earned a reputation as the single supplier of choice for leading corporate and government organisations. Fujitsu Australia Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited of Japan.
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Tracy Weller-McCormack

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Company:Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand
Marketing Manager

Date: 17 December, 2008
City: Sydney
Company: Fujitsu Australia Limited