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Public Wi-Fi boosts remote Qld tourism

11 August, 2017

A plan to switch on free public Wi-Fi across one-fifth of Queensland has been supported by the government.


Digital health strategy gets green light

07 August, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Council of Australian Governments has approved a national strategy aimed at meeting Australia's vision for digital health through a focus on seven strategic priorities.


HealthOne electronic health system offers better patient outcomes

02 August, 2017

New Zealand's electronic health records system has been expanded, enabling most South Island patient records to be accessed on the same system.


My Health Record pilot for emergency rooms

02 August, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Digital Health Agency has launched a two-year pilot that will see emergency department clinicians provided with valuable initial health information on patients via the My Health Record system.


DTA to place 250 digital staff in govt agencies

02 August, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency will place 250 entry-level digital staff in government agencies as part of its 2018 ICT Entry-Level apprenticeship and cadetship programs.


DHA and Pharmacy Guild promote 'digital health'

26 July, 2017

The Australian Digital Health Agency and Pharmacy Guild are joining forces to help community pharmacies become leaders in digital health.


Smart cities body releases guideline

26 July, 2017

A gathering of smart cities leaders in Sydney today saw the release of a guideline to help drive greater opportunities for smart cities investment.


PM&C develops digital briefing system

26 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An app originally developed to digitalise the delivery of Incoming Government Briefs has been expanded as an everyday tool for providing briefings to the Prime Minister.


Queensland gov goes digital

21 July, 2017

The Queensland government will automate routine department transactions and implement uniform business systems as part of its digital transformation.


Canberra releases Cities Performance Framework interim report

20 July, 2017

A project designed to support a collaborative and evidence-based approach across governments has been launched by Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor.


Civica helps LMCC in smart city quest

19 July, 2017

Lake Macquarie City Council (LMCC) and Civica have partnered up to streamline business processes and improve customer experience.


Health system to finally ditch faxes

18 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Fax machines are on their way out, under a to-be-developed nationwide system for healthcare providers to securely communicate with each other electronically.


Vic govt learns from Estonia on DX

17 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victoria's special minister for state, Gavin Jennings, has visited Estonia to explore how its rapid digital transformation can be applied to the state's own digital government initiatives.


Councils pressed to transform despite limited resources

10 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's local councils are under mounting pressure to pursue digital transformation to improve service delivery, despite struggling with limited resources.


Transport for NSW using Pega to lift CX

05 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Transport for NSW has implemented Pegasystems' Pega Platform to automate processes for its School Student Transportation Scheme and is now extending the platform to other schemes.


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