Digital

Department of Communications abolished

09 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government will abolish the Dept of Communications and the Arts as part of plans to reduce the number of government departments to 14 from 18.


WA digitses state 'treasures' for online viewing

09 December, 2019

Internet users worldwide can now access WA's treasures from the comfort of their homes via a new digital portal.


AI improves road safety in Western Australia

09 December, 2019 by Lee Ann Dietz, Global Government Industry Practice Director, SAS | Supplied by: SAS Institute Australia Pty Limited

Western Australia's Road Safety Commission is reducing crashes by using artificial intelligence to identify where to place red-light speed cameras.


DTA to publish updated Style Manual in 2020

06 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA plans to publish an update to the 20-year-old Australian Government Style Manual next year, including material on new digital platforms.


Digital Transformation Strategy hits first anniversary

04 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA has published the Year One update covering progress with the implementation of the government-wide Digital Transformation Strategy.


NSW holds AI Thought Leaders Summit

04 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

At the AI Thought Leaders Summit last week, attendees gave feedback into the design of the NSW Government's planned AI Strategy.


Infosys to digitise Australia's welfare entitlements

04 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Services Australia has contracted Infosys to transform the entitlement calculation engine underpinning Australia's welfare system.


Interview: Sharon Don, Oracle

04 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

In our annual Leaders in Technology series, we ask the experts what the year ahead holds. Today we talk autonomous tech with Oracle's Sharon Don.


My Health Record expansion "largely effective": ANAO

28 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian National Audit Office has found that the expansion of My Health Record was "largely effective" but failed to adequately manage shared cyber risks.


ONDC to hold data reform webinar in Dec

28 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the National Data Commissioner will hold a webinar in December to discuss feedback from consultations on the planned public sector data reforms.


ADHA holds summit to help draft digital health roadmap

27 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Health experts from across Australia convened last week to collaborate on a draft roadmap for equipping Australia's health workforce for a digital future.


OVIC publishes updated privacy principle guidelines

27 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner has published updated guidelines for applying the state's Information Privacy Principles.


National Data Advisory Council holds third meeting

26 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The National Data Advisory Council used its third meeting to advise on a range of issues related to the government's planned public sector data sharing reforms.


NSW developing data sharing template tool

20 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NSW is developing a tool aimed at encouraging data sharing across government by simplifying the process of creating data sharing agreements.


Putting people first — government’s human-centric IT vision

18 November, 2019 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Human-centred design is changing the way government interacts with the public, leading to better outcomes and more transparency.


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