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  • Home Affairs seeks to tackle hodgepodge UC

    Home Affairs is seeking to rationalise its unified communications platforms as part of a broader strategy to streamline technology at the mega-department.

    Written by Rohan Pearce17 June 19 11:51
  • Auditor sees risks in government management of NBN loan

    The Australian National Audit Office has expressed concerns over the handling of a $19.5 billion government loan to NBN Co, with the communications department unable to provide evidence of a suitable governance framework to oversee the company’s compliance with the lending arrangements.

    Written by Rohan Pearce13 June 19 16:50
  • AustCyber seeking cyber projects to match-fund

    ​AustCyber (the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network) is seeking expressions of interest from industry-led cyber security projects that want access to up to $3 million in funding.

    Written by George Nott03 June 19 12:16
  • Services Australia takes charge of government ICT

    New administrative arrangements formally transfer responsibility for whole-of-government IT from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet — which has been the home of the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) — to the new ‘Services Australia’.

    Written by Rohan Pearce29 May 19 14:58
  • WA government funds ‘ServiceWA’ pilot

    The Western Australian government is funding for a trial of a one-stop-shop for public-facing transactional services, such as licensing and registrar services.

    Written by Rohan Pearce10 May 19 13:18
  • Government invests $5M in pain assessment app

    PainChek has welcomed the government’s plan to invest $5 million to help implement its pain recognition app across residential aged care centres.

    Written by Lilia Guan30 April 19 10:47
  • Fines Victoria IT woes tax Ombudsman’s patience

    The Victorian Ombudsman says her office has been flooded with complaints about Fines Victoria, after the agency launched on 31 December 2017 with only partial IT functionality.

    Written by Rohan Pearce17 April 19 11:33
  • Terror streaming bill 'rams through' parliament

    ​Legislation that will see social media companies and executives face hefty fines with jail time for failing quickly remove violent content from their platforms.

    Written by George Nott04 April 19 11:07