City of Melbourne enlists residents in smart city build

27 April, 2021

The City of Melbourne will utilise resident input as part of a project with Monash University to improve the way smart cities are built.


NZ Govt accelerates shift to SaaS with TechnologyOne

23 April, 2021

The New Zealand Government has signed a deal with TechnologyOne that could see up to 23 government agencies shift to software-as-a-service (SaaS) environments.


New program to enhance digital literacy among CALD Victorians

22 April, 2021

A new Digital Literacy pre-course is helping CALD Victorians improve their language and digital skills ahead of further study and employment.


Finalists revealed for 2021 MAV Technology Awards

15 April, 2021

The 2021 MAV Technology Awards for Excellence have recognised a range of councils across Victoria, South Australia, NSW and the Northern Territory as finalists.


Pandemic prompts call for action for smart city initiatives

13 April, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to accelerate public sector innovation, with 88% of city leaders calling for investment in cloud platforms.


Honeywell facility services software chosen for Vic hospital

07 April, 2021

Honeywell has been chosen to provide hard facilities management and building management software for the Footscray Hospital project in Victoria.


Qld community infrastructure gets $100m funding boost

31 March, 2021

Three regional councils in Queensland will receive a share of $100 million for community infrastructure projects, in an initiative that could create 2500 jobs.


Privacy concerns alienate citizens from govt digital services

09 March, 2021

A survey by EY has found that privacy and security concerns are preventing 53% of the global population from using various government digital services.


IDC report outlines how to fight propaganda as a service

08 March, 2021

With online propaganda becoming more prevalent, IDC has prepared a report to help government agencies mitigate propaganda as a service.


Report calls for personalisation in government services

23 February, 2021

A study by Adobe and Deloitte has found that 76% of Australians are more likely to use government websites if they are personalised.


Australian Digital Health Agency appoints new CTO

21 January, 2021

Dr Malcolm Thatcher has been named as the Australian Digital Health Agency's new Chief Technology Officer; he will commence his role in early February.


The Open Group, ITU team up to develop digital govt strategies

01 December, 2020

The Open Group and the International Telecommunication Union will team up to accelerate the transformation of public services, for effective use of ICT infrastructure.


ATO signs five contracts worth $233m with Optus Business

08 October, 2020

The ATO has signed Optus Business to provide fixed and mobile voice, mobile data, SMS, unified comms, collaboration, contact centre and network management services.


Canberra to expand free public Wi-Fi network

13 August, 2020

The ACT Government will install more internet access points throughout Canberra and increase the download limit, as part of the CBRFree network.


Better access to information rights needed during COVID-19

21 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Public authorities must be more transparent with citizens in their decision-making, say Australian and international information access commissioners.


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