Tech

New Zealand still can't find a CTO

08 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The New Zealand Government has opened a new round of recruitment to try to attract someone to the role of the country's first chief technology officer.


Govt opens Round 2 of smart city program

07 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

$22 million in co-funding grants is up for grabs under the second round of the federal government's Smart Cities and Suburbs program.


GDHP Summit attracts global digital health leaders

03 May, 2018

Participants at the event discussed approaches to global collaboration on the delivery of digital health services and associated policy priorities.


SCCANZ launches Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

27 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

SCCANZ is now taking applications from Australian and New Zealand Communities for the 2018 Smart Cities Readiness Challenge.


Victoria Police appoints new CIO

24 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Steve Fontana will next week take over from Assistant Commissioner Jack Blayney as the force's CIO.


More Centrelink phone operators deployed

23 April, 2018

An additional 1000 operators will be employed in Centrelink's call centre, to help deal with large call volumes.


RBA selects new CIO

23 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Reserve Bank Australia will next month promote its current deputy head of technology services Gayan Benedict to the post of CIO.


National Smart Cities Awards categories revealed

20 April, 2018

The jury and award categories have now been announced for the National Smart Cities Awards Program.


Ipswich launches waste-to-energy program

19 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of Ipswich will no longer recycle yellow bin waste, but has launched one of Australia's first projects to build a waste-to-energy power plant.


ACT releases zero emission vehicle action plan

17 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACT Government has unveiled a new plan designed to drive adoption of zero emission electric vehicles and e-bikes across Canberra.


Don't miss the Women in Leadership roadshows

16 April, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Public Sector Network's annual Women in Leadership Roadshow is back for its third year to inspire, connect and inform government employees.


Electrix to manage Canberra's streetlight network

12 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACT Government has handed Electrix a seven-year contract to upgrade and maintain Canberra's streetlight network.


City of Adelaide recognised for online economic tool

11 April, 2018

The council's Economic Insights Dashboard was awarded at the 17th Annual Local Government Professionals Australia, SA Leadership Excellence Awards.


Global smart cities market to be worth $2.6tn by 2025

10 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Technological advances in areas including AI, robotics and smart electric grids are expected to drive growth in the smart cities market.


Qld TMR goes paperless

10 April, 2018

The rollout of paperless applications will see paper forms rendered obsolete for some government transactions in Queensland.


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