NZ wants ICT to be second-highest GDP earner

21 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NZ Government is hiring a CTO and setting up an advisory group to help meet its digital goals, which include making ICT the second-highest GDP contributor.

Australia to be top three digital govt by 2025

20 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Angus Taylor says Australia can become one of the world's top three digital governments by 2025, but it must learn from best practice overseas.

Tapping into citizens' needs via social media

18 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

A research project will tap into social media to understand citizens' needs in Sydney and Brisbane as city planners work towards the smart city revolution.

Smart Cities Week heads to Australia

15 June, 2018

Australia's first Smart Cities Week conference will be held in Sydney in October 2018.

DTA seeks to overhaul procurement panels

13 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency is inviting feedback on a proposed revamp of the government's ICT procurement panel policy

MAV launches new community website

12 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The Municipal Association of Victoria has launched a new website to provide information and resources for the community.

DTA picks latest cohort of data fellows

12 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has selected the next seven APS Data Fellows to be embedded at the CSIRO's Data61 data innovation group.

NSW, Microsoft partner for rich data solutions

12 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

NSW Government data scientists are using Microsoft's Azure to build a machine learning neural network that can analyse government spending.

Queensland digital hospitals boosting outcomes

07 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The first eight of Queensland's digitally upgraded hospitals are improving patient outcomes, with plans to deploy 27 across the state by 2020.

Finnish city finishes first, overtaking Melbourne

07 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Finland's Espoo has overtaken last year's winner Melbourne to claim the title of ICF 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year.

Moreton Bay council adopts smart lighting

07 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Moreton Bay Regional Council has awarded a tender for deployment of a smart lighting system at its planned university campus and The Mill innovation precinct.

Smart cities: The Buenos Aires Declaration

06 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

A forum on the future of Latin American cities has called for action on developing AI and IoT solutions for the public good.

The City of Prospect's creative community plans

04 June, 2018 by David O’Loughlin, Mayor, City of Prospect*

The City of Prospect is leveraging its digital advantages to improve operations, service delivery and the vitality and prosperity of the community.

UK govt can be as innovative as Google, says think tank

31 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A think tank has urged the UK government to use digital technology to usher in a new age of bottom-up citizen democracy.

Newcastle's smart future as a living lab

30 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Once a heavy industry town, Newcastle has been reinvented as a modern city with smart ideas for the future.

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