Discussions of how information technology is changing Australia's public sector. We also look at technology implementations and migrations at various levels of government.
Articles about Government AU
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has labelled proponents of Edward Snowden's whistleblower status as naive, gullible, and anarchic, in a speech delivered in Washington DC overnight.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that the wireless network for the NBN was underplanned, with uptake expected to be higher than forecast.
The goal of renegotiations with Telstra should see NBN Co own the legacy copper and cable networks, NBN Co chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has said.
Country Victorian rail commuters will soon join the information super-railway, as the state government rolls out wireless internet on regional trains.
The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection has defended using its Twitter account to ask a member of the public to remove a post from her personal Facebook page.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he is open to the notion of handing off spectrum sales from ACMA to the private market.
The Dutch government has followed the United Kingdom’s lead, signing a multimillion Euro deal with Microsoft for the company to continue providing support for its Windows XP systems.
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Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam looks to have secured his seat in the Western Australian Senate by-election held on Saturday.
The underestimation of the capacity requirements on the interim satellite service shows the need for NBN Co to keep rolling out fibre everywhere else, according to Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare.
Optus has secured an extension of its Department of Defence satellite contract for four more years, in a deal worth AU$19.5 million.
July's target of 357,000 premises passed for NBN Co will be beaten in a canter, as the company has delivered its highest monthly set of premises passed results for March.
Australians using mobile broadband services added AU$33.8 billion to economic activity in the country in 2013, according to research commissioned by the ACMA.
Governments trying to protect consumers from dangers posed by new technologies can do more harm than good, according to Commonwealth Bank CIO Michael Harte.
Representatives of large corporations, small to medium enterprises, and the ICT research sector have all been appointed to the NSW government ICT advisory panel.