ATO Second Commissioner to present 2021 Pearcey Oration

26 August, 2021

The 2021 Pearcey Oration, featured in the Victorian Government's DIF2021 Festival, will be presented by Jeremy Hirschhorn, Second Commissioner for the ATO.

Data Inventories pilot: calls for APS agencies, staff to participate

26 August, 2021

The Office of the National Data Commissioner (ONDC) is calling on APS staff, departments and agencies to participate in the Data Inventories Pilot project.

Govt reports 34 data breaches, 74% due to human error

25 August, 2021

Government remained in the top five sector to report data breaches, with 34 breaches over the last six months, according to the OAIC.

WA set to launch its first home-grown satellite into space

24 August, 2021

A satellite designed and built by students and staff at Curtin University is set to be launched into space on 28 August, aboard the SpaceX mission to the ISS.

Campbelltown adopts Spydus to enhance library technology

18 August, 2021

Campbelltown City Council Libraries is adopting Spydus digital software to enhance its library technology and enable citizens to access library services online.

Comms Connect Melbourne rescheduled to March

06 August, 2021

Comms Connect Melbourne, originally scheduled for 19–21 October, has moved to 8–10 March 2022.

CSIRO, Space Machines to test flexible solar cells in space

06 August, 2021

Australia's national science agency CSIRO and Space Machines Company (SMC), an Australian in-space transportation provider, have teamed up to test Australian flexible solar cell technology in space.

NSW invites EOI for The Quantum Terminal

05 August, 2021

The NSW Government is inviting expressions of interest for founding members of the The Quantum Terminal.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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