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Qld payroll project on track for end-2018 completion

24 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Queensland government has rejected reports claiming that a project to overhaul the payroll system for four government agencies is significantly behind schedule, stating that the program is back on track for completion by the end of next year.


SmartStart awarded for innovation

20 April, 2017

The SmartStart program, run by the Department of Internal Affairs, has been awarded for its excellence in innovation and communication.


3 in 4 agencies now managing records digitally

18 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three-quarters of all Australian government agencies now manage their records digitally, according to a National Archives report on the Digital Continuity 2020 Policy.


NZ's Customs Service completes trade portal

11 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NZ's Customs Service and Ministry for Primary Industries have put the finishing touches on the nation's Trade Single Window one-stop import and export management portal.


Online portal developed by Civica for Rockingham residents

04 April, 2017

An online community portal will be launched under a partnership between Civica and the City of Rockingham in Western Australia.


Smart city pioneer John G Jung visits Adelaide

04 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Intelligent Community Forum founder John G Jung has visited the City of Prospect in Adelaide — a five times forum-accredited smart city — to share his intelligent communities vision.


Council merger brings synergy of systems

03 April, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

The merger of several Sydney councils is seen as a golden opportunity to reboot and rationalise the new municipality's entire software suite.


UK's GDS gets mixed review in government audit

03 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's National Audit Office has found that the Government Digital Service has had mixed success with its mission of driving digital transformation across government.


Making government ICT projects a success

31 March, 2017 by Bruce Nixon, CEO, Holocentric

Projects such as Western Australia's GovNext provide a formidable challenge due to agency-centric silos and many other factors.


$5m boost to Victorian telehealth

30 March, 2017

Specialist medical appointments will be available to more regional Victorians from the comfort of their own home or local health service as the Victorian Government invests $5 million in telehealth.


ACT Health sets terms for data and reporting review

29 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ACT Health has established the terms of reference and the make-up of the review panel for a system-wide review of the state's health data and performance reporting processes.


Digital government summit next week

29 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Emerging technology experts from Australia and overseas will meet in Canberra next week to discuss how new technologies and digital transformation will influence the future delivery of government services.


Keep calm and evolve with the new SysAdmins

28 March, 2017 by Andrew Timms, Sales Director, APAC, Paessler AG

Our perception of the SysAdmin role needs to change, to enable us to truly leverage their skills for the improvement of our organisations.


Missing persons Facebook page launched

28 March, 2017

The AFP has launched the first National Missing Persons Facebook page in an effort to improve searches for those who have gone missing.


Plugging the brain drain

27 March, 2017 by Joe Abusamra, Vice President, Product Marketing, Acendre

The Australian public sector can tackle the talent 'brain drain' and other personnel challenges with workforce planning tools.


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