Tech

MFB four-bay, outdoor shelters

02 July, 2019 | Supplied by: MFB Products Pty Ltd

MFB's four-bay, outdoor shelters allow people in remote regions of Queensland to communicate via the state's trunk two-way radio network.


Vic agencies using analytics to fight corruption

27 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victorian government agencies are incorporating data analytics and other technologies into their fight against corrupt conduct, according to an IBAC review.


APT member nations hold ICT Ministerial Meeting

25 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Communications ministry representatives from Australia and across APAC are meeting in Singapore to hash out a new five-year vision for ICT in the region.


Newcastle becomes latest city to provide free public Wi-Fi

18 June, 2019

Newcastle has launched a free public Wi-Fi network in a bid to increase connectivity and information sharing between the community, businesses and the digital world.


NSW adds Vertel as approved SD-WAN supplier

04 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Vertel, which uses technology from Nokia's Nuage Networks, has been listed as an approved supplier of managed SD-WAN services for the NSW Government.


Construction of Switching on Darwin complete

03 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The construction phase of the $10m smart city project, including the deployment of new CCTV cameras and LED streetlights, is now complete.


Smart City of the Year – Metropolitan winners announced

03 June, 2019

Newcastle (NSW) and Prospect (SA) have beaten a strong field to jointly take out this year's Smart City of the Year – Metropolitan award.


Paul Fletcher named Minister of Communications

27 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications is returning to the department to take up the top job.


New guide helps with transition to LED streetlights

21 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

With up to 1 million lights due for replacement in the next few years, a new model business case will help governments make the transition to smart lighting.


Victorian e-waste ban rapidly approaching

15 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government will ban e-waste from the state's landfill, prohibiting the disposal of devices in any household bins, starting on 1 July.


Smart streetlights to save cities $15bn by 2023

29 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The global market for smart streetlights is set to grow 42% per year through 2023 as more cities use the technology as a starting point for smart city projects.


SA grants $1.5m to Presagen to bring AI to IVF

26 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The South Australian Government will provide $1.5m in matching funding to local start-up Presagen to help it commercialise its AI-based IVF software solution.


Registrations open for NGA 2019

23 April, 2019

The Australian Local Government Association's National General Assembly will be held from 16–19 June 2019 in Canberra.


Major IT upgrades for Australian Navy

11 April, 2019

A major overhaul is being conducted on the Navy's IT equipment, with computer network updates worth hundreds of millions of dollars.


Councils recognised at MAV Tech Awards

01 April, 2019

Several councils have been recognised for innovative practices at the Municipal Association of Victoria's (MAV) Technology Awards for Excellence.


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