DTA announces Australian Government Digital Awards finalists

Friday, 20 September, 2019

DTA announces Australian Government Digital Awards finalists

Finalists for the Australian Government Digital Awards were announced on Thursday, recognising 41 local, state and federal government agencies and industry bodies for “excellence in government digital products, services, partnerships and individuals”.

The awards, formerly known as the ICT Awards, will be handed out by the Australian Digital Transformation Agency at a gala dinner following Digital Summit 2019 on 3 October

Finalists are listed below.

Outstanding Digital Service category

Outstanding digital product or service award
  • Helping Australians make informed choices about their aged care — Department of Health
  • BriefCASE — Department of Communications
  • Digitising Northern Beaches Council’s Waste Management Experience — NSW Local Government (Northern Beaches Council)
  • Carer gateway website — Department of Social Services
  • Online services for agents — Australian Taxation Office
  • AusConnect: Connecting people and partners across the Australian Aid Program — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Add Life to Your Years: Promoting active ageing in the City of Boroondara — Vic Local Government (City of Boroondara)
Outstanding digital platform award
  • Digital Earth Australia Hybrid Cloud Platform for exploiting Satellite Imagery of Australia — Geoscience Australia
  • Contactless transport systems — Transport NSW
  • NSW digital design system — Customer Service NSW
  • Single digital presence — Department of Premier and Cabinet, Vic
  • New payments platform — Department of Human Services
  • My Victoria — Today Design
Outstanding use of emerging technology award
  • Automated biosecurity screening — Department of Agriculture
  • PMCV allocation and placement service — Usercentric
  • On closer inspection — Australian War Memorial
  • Office of State Revenue: Tax insights powered by machine learning — Qld Treasury
  • Excellence in monitoring customer-centric service delivery — Dynatrace
  • Advancing customer excellence through innovation — Qld Health
  • VeRA, the venture capital reporting and analytics system — Department of Industry
Outstanding digital methodology or approach award
  • TMR digital incubator – Building TMR's agility for a digital future — Transport Qld
  • Easy to do business product — Service NSW
  • AgileSWIFT — National Heavy Vehicle Regulator
  • Pick my project — Department of Premier and Cabinet, Vic
  • Transactional digital services program — IP Australia
  • Redesign and launch of myHR intranet site — Department of Home Affairs
  • Head to Health: Australia’s digital mental health gateway — Department of Health

Excellence in Partnerships category

Excellence in government-industry partnership award
  • Partnering with industry to build Qld Government digital capability — Transport Qld
  • Satellites to insights – Environmental intelligence for agri-business — Geoscience Australia
  • Putting the consumer at the heart of the new Consumer Data Right — Design Tobias
  • Enterprise process management system — Department of Home Affairs
  • MyService Beta — Oakton
  • Housing Connect: Collaborative design for innovative social change — Telstra
  • Lifechecks — Engine Group
Excellence in multi-agency partnership award
  • Home Affairs shared testing services — Department of Home Affairs
  • National eDeposit (NED) — A national digital collection for Australia: State Library, Vic
  • Austrade and business.gov.au — Austrade/Department of Industry
  • Innovation catalyst global — CSIRO
  • eInvoicing — Treasury/Australian Taxation Office
  • Passport reader app for biosecurity officers — Department of Home Affairs
  • Cross-government collaboration to better understand water use in the Murray Darling Basin — Geosciences

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