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  • Former public affairs chief took family to Disneyland on auDA dollar

    ​The former head of public affairs at embattled .au domain administrator auDA has come clean about taking his family to Disneyland on the organisation’s dollar, hours before details of the trip were exposed by Fairfax Media.

    Written by George Nott17 April 18 15:15
  • SAPOL invest $780k in facial recognition tech

    ​South Australia Police will soon be using facial recognition technology to catch criminals “quickly and expeditiously” following the award of a $780,000 contract to NEC.

    Written by George Nott01 Aug. 16 12:46
  • Queensland Budget puts ICT works on the agenda

    ​The Queensland Government has allocated funds for a number of IT projects across various agencies and departments, including health and emergency services, considered key technology plans outlined in the state’s 2016-2017 Budget.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien15 June 16 15:35
  • Dreyfus: Confidence in AFP undermined by NBN leak raids

    Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said confidence in the independence of the police had been undermined following a raid last night on the Melbourne office of Labor Senator Stephen Conroy.

    Written by George Nott20 May 16 11:21
  • ​Qld cop charged after QPS database breach

    A Queensland police constable has been charged for the alleged breach of the Queensland Police Service’s (QPS) Qprime database system, and the disclosure of confidential information.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner17 May 16 15:00
  • NSW Budget: $100M for police technology

    The NSW government will spend $100 million over four years to equip police with new technology, under measures announced in Tuesday’s budget.

    Written by Byron Connolly23 June 15 13:15
  • SA cops reach out to public with 'Web app'

    In what it claims is a first for an Australian police force, South Australia Police has launched a mobile-optimised Web site -- dubbed a "Web app" by SAPOL -- offering integrated news, social media features and alerts.

    Written by Computerworld Staff20 July 11 13:07
  • Tassie cops refresh 'legacy' Sun, move to Web services

    Tasmania’s Department of Police and Emergency Management will spend about $200,000 to modernise its 'legacy Sun Solaris-based infrastructure which has hosted is core business applications for more than two decades.

    Written by Rodney Gedda31 May 10 13:45