UK councils ignore EV funding

16 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Only five UK councils have taken up an offer of funding for electric vehicle charging stations, more than a year after the launch of the scheme.

LaunchVic issues start-up guide for councils

14 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

LaunchVic has published a start-up guide and toolkit for regional local governments and will provide a sixth round of grants for start-up projects.

BCC settles dispute with TechnologyOne

06 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Brisbane City Council and TechnologyOne have reached a settlement over the cancellation of a $122m services contract with the company.

ACT taps Electrix for smart streetlights

01 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Electrix has been given an end-to-end streetlight contract, while Wellington has picked Telensa to deploy an intelligent streetlighting system.

IP Australia's trademark search tool receives award

17 November, 2017

IP Australia has received an award for its innovative Australian trademark search tool.

Improved usage for Dept Human Services website

16 November, 2017

An upgrade to the Department of Human Services website has attracted a 7% increase in traffic, according to initial analysis.

Govt's first smart city grants announced

15 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has awarded $28.5m in grants to 52 cities across Australia under the first round of the Smart Cities and Suburbs program.

nbn co to expedite launch of enterprise Ethernet

07 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn co has announced new initiatives aimed at improving the quality of service retail service provider customers can offer to government and enterprise end users.

NSW DoJ building single ITSM portal

30 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ServiceNow is providing the platform for a new NSW Department of Justice initiative to consolidate IT management for 12 sub-agencies.

Govpass beta explained in new video

23 October, 2017

A new video demonstrating the beta for a Govpass digital ID has been made available by the federal government.

Claiming made easier with new digital assistants

16 October, 2017

The Department of Human Services has introduced new digital assistants on its website so that people do not need to call to complete their claims.

LGAQ annual conference starts next week

13 October, 2017

The 121st Local Government Association of Queensland annual conference will be held from 16–18 October.

My Health Record obligations made clearer

11 October, 2017

The federal government's My Health Record now has accompanying resources to help healthcare providers understand their obligations.

Digital support for mental health now available

10 October, 2017

A new mental health gateway has just been launched by the federal government.

The folly of 'fail fast'

29 September, 2017 by Kevin Noonan, Lead Analyst, Government, Ovum

Public sector IT agility is a good thing, but not when it undermines confidence.

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