Articles about Australia
The Australian Defence Force has rolled out a new e-health program for initially 25,000 members at over double the initial budget of AU$55 million.
Since its introduction in May 2013, the telecommunication procurement scheme has already generated AU$3.3 million in savings, and has simplified agency access to telco equipment and infrastructure.
A new study has revealed that less than half of Australian employees are receiving training on improving their analytic skills and knowledge around the cloud.
Apple stores in Australia were the first in the world to open their doors to the public this morning for release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
The number of requests to Apple for device or account data from Australian law-enforcement agencies went up in the first six months of 2014.
The Australian government has added the last few suppliers to its datcentre facilities supplies panel.
Piggybacking off the hype around an iPhone launch has become common fodder for marketing and PR people alike, with most Apple store line-ups now heavily populated by representatives of third-party businesses, but the sheen of these stunts may finally be on the wane.
A year into the job, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he is worried that some believe every Australian town can be a Silicon Valley with fibre to the premises, as he insists there is no money being saved in the fibre rollout.
Australian bitcoin startup CoinJar is trialling what it claims is the first Eftpos card to draw funds from a user's bitcoin account, in a bid to bridge the gap between cryptocurrency and traditional payments.
The Australian Department of Human Services is bringing in 200 Telstra call centre staff members to handle high-volume transactions for Medicare and Centrelink.
The parliamentary committee reviewing the first stage of the government's national security reforms has called for a review of how ASIO handles individuals' information, and whether it should be destroyed when it is no longer required for an investigation.
Health informatics investment is part of Datacom's strategy to build niche capabilities in health, education and local government.
As part of a the Victorian Review of Counter-Terrorism Legislation, Victoria Police will receive extended powers to remotely access people's computers for terrorist-related investigations.
The Australian government announced that it has embarked on the hunt for a children's e-safety commissioner as it prepares new legislation aimed at enhancing online safety for children and cracking down on online bullying.