The federal government will task the Digital Transformation Office with helping develop a national digital identity verification framework as part of its review into Australia's financial system.
The UK government's new Tech Nation Visa Scheme has added new qualifying criteria to help the nation's technology start-ups more easily source talent from outside the EU.
The CEO of the Digital Transformation Office is on a mission to transform government, and sees the reinvention of government services coming from an 'outside in' rather than an 'inside out' approach.
Former PwC employee Michelle Fitzgerald has taken up the role of the City of Melbourne's first chief digital officer.
The Department of Human Services is embarking on a $1bn overhaul of its core systems, but government watchers believe the successful completion of the overhaul will take a lot more than just throwing money at the problem.
The ACT will be one of the first capital cities in the world to legalise ridesharing services, such as UberX, from 30 October.
The governments of the UK and the US have committed to working together on initiatives to transform the delivery of government services for the digital era.
NSW Minister for Innovation Victor Dominello will deliver a keynote address at IFIP WCC 2015 in South Korea next month, detailing the role of data analytics in government.
High-definition videoconferencing equipment is connecting emergency medicine specialists in Perth to doctors and nurses in 72 emergency departments across Western Australia.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has moved the portfolio of the Digital Transformation Office to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
The federal government's Digital Transformation Office is launching a national recruitment campaign for talented people capable of accelerating the pace of digital transformation across the government.
The Digital Transformation Office is pushing application developers within government agencies to standardise and facilitate use of their applications by developing application programming interfaces to an evolving set of design standards.
Citizens are just as concerned that governments use technology to help them prepare for severe weather events as they are on initiatives such as smart lighting, transport information and intelligent parking, a major new report shows.
A Cisco report has identified strong local support for the concept of transforming Southeast Queensland into Australia's first Smart Region using IoT and other digital technologies.
Queensland's health department will merge its strategic and operational IT functions into the new eHealth Queensland division to help fulfil its electronic record and other eHealth ambitions.