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  • WA path lab system project management slammed by auditor

    Two years late and $23.7 million over budget, the roll-out of a pathology lab information system by the Western Australia government has been slammed by the state’s auditor general.

    Written by George Nott19 June 19 15:51
  • 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's Office of Digital Government gets $34.7M boost

    The Western Australia Government has announced a multi-million dollar investment in driving change in government ICT strategy, policy and reform agenda, in the public sector.

    Written by CIO Staff02 April 19 15:43
  • 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
  • AFG seeks new CIO as transformational Vogel departs

    Australian Finance Group (AFG), one of the country’s largest mortgage broking groups, is seeking a new chief information officer to replace the departing Jaime Vogel.

    Written by George Nott28 Aug. 17 16:30
  • 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 confirms first whole of government CIO

    ​Western Australia has appointed Giles Nunis as its first ever government CIO in a push to develop the state government's ICT strategy and cut costs.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner30 Sept. 15 16:54
  • WA looks to cut IT costs with state budget

    Approximately $110 million will be cut from the ICT budgets of a range of Western Australia government departments and agencies, with the state government looking to put $25 million of the savings into an ICT Renewal and Reform fund.

    Written by Hamish Barwick15 May 15 09:31
  • Perth mayor drills down on big data

    The Lord Mayor of Perth has embraced big data to help the city better plan for population growth and make smarter infrastructure decisions.

    Written by Adam Bender05 Aug. 14 15:55
  • Fiona Stanley IAM project has failed: WA audit

    An identity access management (IAM) project for the Fiona Stanley Hospital in Western Australia has failed due to poor management, according to a government audit.

    Written by Adam Bender30 June 14 15:36