Government needs to lead in digital

20 June, 2017 by Sarah Adam-Gedge, Managing Director, Avanade Australia

Can the federal government gain the trust of the public and start leading the way in digital services?

Queensland allocates $40m for digital transformation

14 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Allocation will help develop a central portal for access to government services, a digital archive solution and more.

Griffith University opens crime analytics lab

09 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's new social analytics laboratory at Griffith University's Mount Gravatt campus will provide researchers with access to anonymised crime data from the state police's QPRIME database.

Skyfii secures SaaS contract with NMA

07 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The National Museum of Australia will use data collection and analytics software to help better understand the visitor experience and tweak exhibits and patronage flow to suit visitor preferences.

SA appoints chief advisor on innovation

06 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Tech entrepreneur Dr Tom Hajdu has been appointed as South Australia's chief advisor on innovation, tasked with attracting more entrepreneurial talent to the state.

WA updates MyCouncil to track council spending

05 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The WA government's MyCouncil local government portal has been updated to allow ratepayers to view and compare information such as how councils are raising and spending money.

DIBP joins D2D CRC

31 May, 2017

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has joined the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre as a participant.

Digital Marketplace to support smart city collaboration

31 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government's Digital Marketplace has been upgraded to enable local councils to collaborate on smart city projects from their very inception.

Qld reveals details of planned Data Sharing office

30 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's planned new Data Sharing and Analytics Office will act as an expanded version of the CITEC Information Brokerage.

NZ considers census modernisation

30 May, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

New Zealand will spend NZ$4.5 million over the next three years in an effort to find new ways of gathering census information.

Data Integration Partnership for Australia established

29 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has revealed plans to spend $130.8m over three years to establish data analytics teams tasked with using data to improve program and policy decision-making.

Outback Qld internet speeds up

26 May, 2017

Internet speeds will be increased in outback Queensland with the implementation of a $16.5 fibre-optic network.

DTA revamps myGov portal to lift usability

24 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

User frustration at the complexity of the myGov online government services portal has led to a revamp of its design and layout.

NSW launches digital transformation strategy

23 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The new Designing our Digital Future strategy aims to transform the way technology is used within the NSW government and improve the delivery of digital services for citizens.

Govt to invest extra $4bn in Data for Health

22 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government will increase the size of its financial participation in Bloomberg Philanthropies' Data for Health initiative, which aims to improve data record keeping in emerging markets.

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