Local councils shine in smart city awards

03 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A number of councils from Australia and New Zealand have been recognised in this year's IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards.

COVID-19's impact on tech optimisation and modernisation

01 June, 2020 by Neville Cannon* | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Governments will struggle to complete tech optimisation or modernising plans if they're not directly relevant to supporting COVID-19 responses.

App provides tailored COVID-19 data for NZ health workers

28 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The Āwhina app will notify health workers when new or updated content is available to them.

AusPost helps digitise agency mailrooms amid COVID-19

27 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia Post's Decipha developed a mailroom digitisation solution that can be deployed in days to help state govt agencies cope with the COVID-19 lockdown.

DTA to publish updated style manual this year

19 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency is updating the federal government style manual for the first time since 2002, bringing the resource online for the first time.

DTA develops prototype e-government dashboard

18 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA has developed a prototype dashboard that aims for the first time to deliver a whole-of-government overview of usage data for government websites.

LGNSW calls for transparency over e-planning costs

14 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) has urged the state government to commit not to pass on the cost of the new ePlanning Program to local councils.

Digital health platform aids clinicians in COVID treatment

12 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The decision-support tool tracks COVID-19 progression and can help clinicians determine the best treatment options.

US agencies rapidly adapt to COVID-19 lockdown

12 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

US federal government agencies have been quick to adopt measures designed to allow the majority of their staff to work from home during the COVID-19 crisis.

DTA announces fourth TDIF release

06 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has announced the fourth release of the government's Trusted Digital Identity Framework (TDIF).

VCAT gets digital upgrade to cope with COVID-19

29 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government is spending $5.2m for an upgrade aimed at allowing the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal to hear non-urgent matters digitally.

Defence goes online to train for Operation COVID-19 Assist

22 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The online package will support defence personnel who may be involved in the COVID-19 crisis response.

Civica helping NSW councils recover from fires, floods

16 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Civica is providing its Recover portal to help NSW councils submit Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements claims related to the recent bushfires and floods.

GP clinics to get free nbn boost for telehealth

07 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

NBN Co will provide clinics with free 50 Mbps download and 20 Mbps upload connection upgrades to help support a mass shift to telehealth.

CIBIS helps Civica build planning portal for NSW councils

07 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: CIBIS

Civica and Australian software developer CIBIS have collaborated on the development of a new planning portal that will soon be mandatory for all NSW councils.

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