NSW Government digitises school forms

01 October, 2020

The NSW Government has announced plans to digitise school forms at primary schools, starting with online enrolments, as an alternative to paper forms.

Airservices wins ISG Paragon Award for digital twin tech

30 September, 2020

Airservices Australia has won an ISG Paragon Award in the 'Imagination' category for its Digital Twin of the Skies project.

Governments advised to consider central records authorities

30 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Council of Australasian Archives and Records Authorities has questioned whether it remains feasible for individual agencies to archive their own digital data.

Australian Government Style Manual updated for digital age

29 September, 2020

The seventh edition of the Australian Government Style Manual has been launched in a digital-first format that provides guidance on new topics and social media.

DTA opens registrations for Digital Summit 2020

29 September, 2020

The Digital Transformation Agency has opened early-bird registrations for Digital Summit 2020, which will feature interactive workshops and case studies.

Singaporeans to access government services via face verification

24 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Singapore government has added face verification technology from iProov to its SingPass National Digital Identification Program.

COVID-19 prompts 11% drop in global ID smart card market

23 September, 2020

Shipments of smart government ID credentials are predicted to fall from 617.6 million in 2019 to 547.5 million in 2020, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Treasury taps Link4 to automate e-invoicing process

18 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Treasury has engaged e-invoicing provider Link4 to connect the department to the PEPPOL digital procurement network.

Queensland Government to wind up PSBA

15 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Public Safety Business Agency was established by the previous government to provide ICT support and other functions to emergency agencies.

OAIC publishes PIA guidance for agencies

15 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has outlined the requirements for agencies to complete privacy impact assessments for projects.

Digital health workforce roadmap released

15 September, 2020

The federal government has released a roadmap that outlines the workforce and education changes needed to support the adoption of digital health.

National Data Advisory Council holds fifth meeting

14 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The National Data Advisory Council discussed progress with the development of the Data Availability and Transparency Bill during its fifth meeting.

UK study finds little trust in algorithms among adults

10 September, 2020

Research from BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has found that 53% of British people do not trust computer algorithms to make decisions about their lives.

UK announces National Data Strategy

09 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK government will shortly appoint a Government Chief Data Officer as part of its newly unveiled National Data Strategy.

DTA debuts Telecommunications Marketplace

08 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has launched a new whole-of-Australian-government procurement portal for telecommunications and related services.

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