Digital

Gender equality target to boost diversity in local government

23 March, 2021

Local Government Professionals Australia aims to achieve a gender balance of 40% women, 40% men and 20% any gender in local government leadership roles by 2025.


Check In Qld seeing rapid uptake

23 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

COVID-19 contact tracing app Check In Qld has already been used to record more than 1m visits to hospitality venues since its launch less than a month ago.


Fujitsu to provide end-user computing and support for Defence

19 March, 2021

Fujitsu has signed a three-year contract with the Department of Defence, to provide end-user computing and support for the agency's ICT environment.


Dept of Agriculture selects TechnologyOne for SaaS solution

19 March, 2021

The Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment will use TechnologyOne's software-as-a-service platform to store its finance system.


iProov to provide face recognition system for myGovID

18 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ATO has selected iProov to provide a secure biometric face verification solution for the myGovID digital identity system.


Upcoming Keysight Conference to display measurement solutions

18 March, 2021

The Keysight Multi-Industry Virtual Live Conference will showcase test and measurement solutions that accelerate innovation for a range of industries.


AIIA urges WA Govt to appoint digital minister

17 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Information Industry Association has congratulated the returning WA Government and urged it to follow the association's policy recommendations.


Services Australia has most readable govt website

10 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Services Australia has the government website with the highest overall readability score, according to Ethos CRS research.


HealthEngine to build COVID-19 vaccine booking platform

10 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Health has selected HealthEngine to provide the fallback booking platform for the COVID-19 Vaccination Information and Booking Service.


Data availability and transparency

08 March, 2021 by Deborah Anton

Data is the foundation of any customer-centric business, including the Australian Government, says the Interim National Data Commissioner, Deborah Anton.


Digital platform launched to upload vaccination data to MHR

04 March, 2021

The Australian Digital Health Agency has launched a digital platform to help healthcare providers report vaccination data to the Australian Immunisation Register.


Australian government IT spending to grow 6.2% in 2021

25 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Gartner expects Australian government sector IT spending to grow by 6.2% in 2021 to $13.26bn as a result of continued investment in digital programs.


Crisis forces changes to SaaS contract negotiations

24 February, 2021 by Jo Liversidge* | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Now could be the right time to take another look at your organisation's SaaS contracts.


SA electronic medical records linked to My Health Record

19 February, 2021

SA Health has linked its Sunrise electronic medical record (EMR) to My Health Record, enabling physicians to upload information to the platform.


Eye in the sky: drone used to detect COVID-19 symptoms

18 February, 2021

As COVID-19 swept the globe in 2020, the University of South Australia and Draganfly, Inc developed technology that can remotely detect the key symptoms of COVID-19.


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