The thorny issue of vaccine passports

02 September, 2021

As we strive to achieve more freedom post-pandemic, vaccine passports look like being a part of Australia's future. Legal and software engineering experts from UNSW look at the implications.

Energy sector next to be activated under CDR

19 August, 2021

The government has released exposure draft legislation that will expand the Consumer Data Right (CDR) to the energy sector.

Defence contract audit finds conflict of interest issues

19 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ANAO uncovered conflict of interest issues related to Defence's ERP program including IBM officials sitting on the board that proposed contract changes.

OCR Labs receives first TDIF accreditation

18 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Identity services provider OCR Labs has become the first private Australian-based identity provider to receive Trusted Digital Identity Framework accreditation.

ANZ CDOs call for more investment in data-driven initiatives

17 August, 2021

Public sector chief data officers in Australia and New Zealand believe that more investment is needed in data-driven initiatives, following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Services Australia CIO to lead Digital Victoria

04 August, 2021

Michael McNamara has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of recently established entity Digital Victoria.

Three data sharing challenges facing public sector

04 August, 2021 by Bede Hackney, Country Manager ANZ, Databricks | Supplied by: Databricks

Data and the ability to draw insights from it are both critical to the public sector. They can help inform public policy, improve productivity and generate efficiences, and in turn assist in designing better public services.

$40m funding to support smart places tech trials

03 August, 2021

Local councils and other place owners are encouraged to submit smart technology proposals via the Smart Places Acceleration Program.

NT ICAC Commissioner issues statement on allegations of impropriety

03 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NT's new Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, Michael Riches, will fully investigate allegations of impropriety by his office.

Leading the way in AI

30 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government’s $124m AI Action Plan is aimed at positioning Australia as an AI leader and improving the lives of all residents, according to Senator Jane Hume

Vic public health agencies to roll out IRIS for Health

29 July, 2021

The South West Alliance of Rural Health and Barwon Health will deploy the InterSystems' data platform to create a real-time analytics repository.

Digital dashboards to deliver reliable data for Vic hospitals

29 July, 2021

The Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre has announced a $2.1 million project to deliver real-time patient data through digital dashboards.

NSW Govt creates 18-member digital ID advisory council

28 July, 2021

The NSW Government has established a Digital Identity Ministerial Advisory Council (DIMAC), which will advise on a strategic direction and roadmap for digital identity in the state.

NSW agencies urged to improve disclosure compliance

28 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An IPC review of 10 years of operation of NSW's right to information legislation has found that agencies remain poorly compliant with open access requirements

Australia could be a global blockchain leader

27 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Blockchain Australia has called for the development of forward-thinking, agile regulatory and policy settings for the nascent blockchain sector.

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