Tasmania to invest $4.9m to expand cyber program

20 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Tasmanian Government has committed $4.9m towards augmenting the state's Whole-of-Government Cyber Security Program.

DTA consulting on Digital Identity legislation

19 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA is consulting on proposed legislation covering enhanced privacy and consumer safeguards for the Trusted Digital Identity Framework.

ADHA commences digital health overhaul

16 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Digital Health Agency has launched the first of a series of tenders for a work program aimed at modernising Australia's healthcare infrastructure.

Strong growth in WA data science workforce expected

12 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from WA's new Data Science Innovation Hub projects that close to 3000 new data science jobs will be created across the state in the next 10 years.

CSIRO signs agreement to provide tech to UK's NHS

12 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The CSIRO has entered into an agreement to work with DXC in the UK to provide its innovative Ontoserver technology to the National Health System.

National Archives digitising WWII service records

10 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The National Archives handed Fuji Xerox BusinessForce and W&F Pascoe the bulk of the outsourcing work for the $10m project to digitise most WWII service records.

Singapore introduces SingPass digital signatures

10 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Singapore government will augment the SingPass national digital identity system with the ability to digitally sign government and other documents.

Australian AI sector seizes Defence, ONI opportunity

10 November, 2020

The Australian AI community has risen to the challenge, following a call for solutions to key security challenges from Defence and the Office of National Intelligence.

Emergency WA platform updated to provide COVID-19 alerts

03 November, 2020

The Department of Health and DFES have collaborated to customise the Emergency WA platform, to provide geographically targeted warnings and alerts about COVID-19.

Returning Qld Govt urged to ramp up digitalisation

03 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA urged the returning Queensland Government to increase spending on building digital capability to help the state catch up with the rest of the country.

EPA AirWatch awarded for 2020 bushfire service

02 November, 2020

EPA Victoria has won a global award for its AirWatch website, which provided health advice and air quality forecasts during the 2020 bushfires.

My Health Record usage surges in FY20

30 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Hospitals grappling with the effects of the summer's natural disasters followed by the COVID-19 pandemic increased usage of the My Health Record system by 300%.

Global citizen data systems at pivotal point

29 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Geopolitical and economic pull factors could shape the future of global citizen data systems in wildly divergent ways by 2030, a new report predicts.

Privacy impact assessments: when do agencies need to do one?

28 October, 2020 by Sarah Ghali

A privacy impact assessment demonstrates a commitment to accountable and transparent privacy practices and builds public trust and confidence.

UK govt urged to further embrace digital

28 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report urges the UK government to ramp up its digital transformation efforts and take steps to more formally involve the public in policymaking.

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