New critical comms tech workshops launched

28 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Comms Connect (WFevents)

The Comms Connect team have announced new dates between August and October for their popular online technical workshops.

Calls to exclude tech tax dodgers from govt tenders

26 July, 2021

CICTAR has urged the government to exclude ICT companies engaging in aggressive tax minimisation efforts from participating in APS tenders.

Tech-enabled abuse: more needs to be done to improve responsiveness

22 July, 2021

A new study sheds light on the nature and extent of tech-facilitated abuse in Australia.

Outsourcing impacting APS's ICT capability: CPSU

22 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Community and Public Sector Union has urged the government to address the policies leading to the APS's growing reliance on outsourcing and contract staff.

Concerns about lobbying in the public sector

22 July, 2021

Lobbying practices and their influence on the public sector came under the microscope at the inaugural Integrity Summit held in Brisbane.

ePrescriptions rollout ramped up with new tech

21 July, 2021

Australian pharmacy IT solutions provider Fred IT is using its Programmable Messaging API and Twilio Studio to provide electronic prescriptions to millions of Australians.

NSW issues $250K AI grant to improve access to justice

20 July, 2021

Two AI projects will share $250,000 in funding under the NSW Government's Access to Justice Innovation Fund (AJIF).

Ed Santow to lead UTS's responsible tech initiative

20 July, 2021

Australia's Human Rights Commissioner, Edward Santow, will take up a new position at UTS, starting 1 September 2021.

Security expert develops vaccine passport storage platform

30 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Aston University visiting professor and GVE CEO Koji Fusa has proposed a method for the secure allocation and storage of vaccine passports for everyone in the world.

Government releases AI Action Plan

22 June, 2021

The plan sets out four key focus areas that will help position Australia as a global leader in AI.

Poly Voyager Focus 2 wireless headset

10 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Poly

The Poly Voyager Focus 2 is a smart, wireless headset featuring a pro-grade noise-cancelling microphone and Acoustic Fence technology.

Govt to invest $15m in solar hydro power plant

09 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government will provide $15m towards the development of RayGen's innovative solar hydro power plant in regional Victoria.

Sydney to host global tech experts in visiting entrepreneur program

01 June, 2021

The City of Sydney's visiting entrepreneur program will host a range of global tech experts in June 2021, to discuss the latest biotech and quantum technologies.

The role of AI in public sector

01 June, 2021 by Peter Hughes, Vice President Sales, APAC | Supplied by: RingCentral Australia

There are any number of applications for AI across industry sectors, but the role of AI in the public sector itself shouldn't be overlooked, particularly in the area of customer service.

Digital citizen engagement: insights from Singapore

26 May, 2021

Blackbox Research's annual Public Sector Experience Index (PSXI) measured where 30 public sector organisations in Singapore stand in terms of their digitalisation journeys.

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