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  • 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
  • WA government hopes to address state’s history of cyber woe

    Western Australia’s Office of the Government Chief Information Officer will officially cease operations at the end of June. The OGCIO is being transformed into the Office of Digital Government, which will be a discrete business unit sitting within the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

    Written by Rohan Pearce19 June 18 13:13
  • WA mega port seeks first CIO

    ​Fremantle Ports, the WA government trading enterprise that manages the state’s largest container and cargo port, is seeking a chief information officer in a newly created role.

    Written by George Nott08 Nov. 16 09:30
  • WA to appoint its first CIO

    Western Australia is set to appoint its first government CIO as part of a $25 million reform program to cut costs and deliver better services to the community.

    Written by Byron Connolly18 March 15 14:15
  • WA government sets aside funding for digital media

    In a bid to foster more digital media productions in Western Australia, the state government has announced a combined funding pool of $260,000 for the creation of digital content.

    Written by Hamish Barwick05 Feb. 13 15:52
  • Motorola nabs $40m contract with WA Govt

    Motorola has won a $40 million contract with the Western Australian Government for the build and maintenance of a new state-wide shared emergency services radio network.

    Written by Chloe Herrick06 Dec. 11 09:28
  • Fujitsu inks deal with Horizon Power

    The WA Government’s energy utility, Horizon Power, has penned a three-year contract with Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand to provide end-to-end ICT infrastructure support.

    Written by Chloe Herrick11 Aug. 11 15:00
  • WA Govt must offer job certainty or risk losing OSS employees

    The WA Government must provide certainty for employees of its Office of Shared Services (OSS) around transitioning back into public sector agencies, or risk losing them before it has been decommissioned.

    Written by Chloe Herrick12 July 11 11:46
  • Anittel appointed to WA govt supply panel

    IT and telecom service provider Anittel (ASX:AYG) has been selected as a preferred supplier to WA local governments.

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling06 July 11 08:37
  • WA government invests $10 million into SKA project

    The Western Australian Government has poured $10.8 million into roads, power and optic fibre infrastructure aimed at developing Australia and New Zealand's joint bid for the $2.1 billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project.

    Written by Lisa Banks23 May 11 16:48
  • WA Govt readvertises CIO role

    The Western Australian Government is again on the lookout for a CIO to overhaul the business systems of the Rottnest Island Authority.

    Written by Chloe Herrick19 May 11 11:13
  • WA Govt pours $39.2m into regional mobile comms

    The WA Government is to provide $39.2 million in first phase funding to encourage the private sector to build and maintain mobile communications services in regional and remote areas of the state.

    Written by Tim Lohman31 March 11 09:19