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Australian Information Commissioner retires

21 February, 2018

The Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner will soon be retiring.


NZ widens search for new CTO

14 February, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The New Zealand Government is to widen its search for someone to become the country's first chief technology officer.


Tech takes jobs, not immigrants or trade

14 February, 2018

Jobs lost to technology, cryptocurrency's longevity and shifting expectations were on the agenda at the World Government Summit.


nbn multicast and green classrooms trialled in schools

01 February, 2018 by Amy Steed

Technology in the classroom is altering the education of children all the way across Australia.


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.


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