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.
The Open Knowledge Institute's latest ranking of 94 countries by their open data progress has Australia sharing first place with Taiwan.
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.
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.
The National Archives has laid out a new government standard for business information management and reiterated its call for all agencies to create a chief information governance officer role.
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science has completed its first test end-to-end digital transaction using the new Australian standard for e-invoices.
The NT Government will spend millions more on the largest ICT reform it has ever undertaken, with a provider expected to be chosen this month.
An unacceptable amount of Queensland crime data is "incomplete, inaccurate and wrongly classified", says an Audit Office report.
The Queensland government has rejected reports claiming that a project to overhaul the payroll system for four government agencies is significantly behind schedule, stating that the program is back on track for completion by the end of next year.
The SmartStart program, run by the Department of Internal Affairs, has been awarded for its excellence in innovation and communication.
Three-quarters of all Australian government agencies now manage their records digitally, according to a National Archives report on the Digital Continuity 2020 Policy.
NZ's Customs Service and Ministry for Primary Industries have put the finishing touches on the nation's Trade Single Window one-stop import and export management portal.
An online community portal will be launched under a partnership between Civica and the City of Rockingham in Western Australia.
Intelligent Community Forum founder John G Jung has visited the City of Prospect in Adelaide — a five times forum-accredited smart city — to share his intelligent communities vision.
The UK's National Audit Office has found that the Government Digital Service has had mixed success with its mission of driving digital transformation across government.