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.

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.

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.

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.

More Innovation Fund grants available

22 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The second round of the $4 million Fit for the Future Innovation Fund is now open, aimed at boosting digital transformation initiatives at small regional and rural councils.

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.

OCX is the missing metric for government agencies

15 May, 2017 by Alok Kulkarni, CEO, Cyara | Supplied by: Cyara

Measurement of operational customer experience can assist in recovery from online failures.

Australia needs comprehensive data sharing reform

09 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Productivity Commission's final report into open government data calls for a new framework for data sharing that would involve comprehensive policy and process reforms.

Australia ranks equal 1st for open gov data

08 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Open Knowledge Institute's latest ranking of 94 countries by their open data progress has Australia sharing first place with Taiwan.

Data to be a central plank of govt: Taylor

05 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor says work is underway on a strategy to make data a central plank of how government works.

NT's $45m police database overhaul

03 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Northern Territory's latest budget includes $45m to replace the ageing police records database, as well as $5m towards establishing an Office of Digital Government.

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