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NSW govt developing data usage guidelines

22 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The digital.nsw digital government transformation portal will soon add new online resources aimed at helping agencies more effectively collect, share and utilise data.


Smart cities need integrated strategies

18 May, 2018 by Kevin Noonan and Isabel Freire, Ovum

Integrated planning is crucial for positive smart city IoT outcomes, and for that you need an overall smart strategy.


IP Australia updates major data resource

17 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

IP Australia’s 'flagship' open data resource, the Intellectual Property Government Open Data, has been updated for 2018.


City of Melbourne to tip $5.5m into IT upgrades

17 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of Melbourne's draft 2018–19 Budget includes a $5.5m investment in delivering superior online services for residents.


$1.95m for Queensland council planning projects

17 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Queensland local councils can share in $1.95 million funding via the second round of the state's Innovation and Improvement Fund.


Budget 2018: DTA to begin GovPass trial in Oct

10 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency will use part of the $92.4m from the Budget to fund a GovPass beta trial of up to eight government services.


DTA publishes content strategy guidance

09 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has released guidance aimed at helping all Australian government agencies develop a content strategy.


Government contact centres on the agenda

08 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Join your peers in face-to-face discussions on the future of public sector contact centres at the Contact Centre Series 2018 roadshow.


Smart sensors reduce Adelaide's water leaks

08 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

A new network of 400-plus smart sensors spread across Adelaide's CBD has helped SA Water prevent 15 major breaks or water leaks in its first 10 months.


NT Govt to establish open data portal

08 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Northern Territory Government has committed $1.72m in its latest budget towards establishing an open portal for non-sensitive government data.


Vic allocates $17.6m for cybersecurity strategy

08 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government has funded a number of tech initiatives in its 2018 budget, including a cybersecurity strategy and an online democracy platform.


IP Australia's 'Alex' tops digital awards

07 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

IP Australia's digital assistant 'Alex' was one of the winners in the National Archives of Australia's Digital Excellence Awards.


Software giants team for digital defence

07 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Accenture and SAP are to develop a new digital solution to help defence and security agencies hasten their digital transformation efforts.


Govt to establish national data commissioner

03 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government will create a new national data commissioner role as part of a $65m overhaul of the government's data sharing and release policies and regulations.


Using data to improve Indigenous outcomes

30 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is exploring ways to improve the collection and analysis of data to improve policy outcomes for Indigenous communities.


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