Discussions of how information technology is changing Australia's public sector. We also look at technology implementations and migrations at various levels of government.
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Australian telecommunications player Amcom will provide data network services to an additional 141 sites across the Northern Territory after signing an AU$6.5 million deal with the NT government.
Shadow research minister Senator Kim Carr has branded the government as hypocritical and short sighted, with the CSIRO moving to shed a further 75 jobs following an AU$115 million cut in federal funding to the research organisation.
Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare has said that a future Labor government would be hard pressed to switch back to a fibre-to-the-premises NBN delivery model, but hopes to develop a policy with stakeholders outlining a path to a fibre 'end game'.
Victoria's RMIT University is opening its AU$1.5 million data analytics lab this week in partnership with NICTA, in an initiative expected to help Australian businesses compete on a global scale.
NBN Co should be split into three different entities down delivery technology lines before the company is privatised, according to the chairman of the Australian competition watchdog, Rod Sims.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
Read the new Privacy Regulatory Action Policy, says Australia's Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim. Follow its advice, or get into trouble.
This week, we've got news of Anonymous and the KKK, spies in the sky, congressional finger-pointing, AT&T being AT&T, and so much more. It's ZDNet's Government IT Week and you would believe what the world's govs are up to this week!
The NBN Co corporate plan for 2014 until 2017 has been released, but the company says that due to uncertainty surrounding the project, it cannot forecast with a 'reasonable level of confidence' beyond the next 12 months.
The government's move to force telcos and ISPs to retain customer metadata for two years has been branded 'intrusive of privacy' by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, in a new report calling for the government to define the types of data to be retained and review the two-year retention period.
United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron has told a joint sitting of the Australian parliament that businesses have a social responsibility to clamp down on extremist content on the internet.
Some of the largest technology companies operating in Australia could come under the scrutiny of Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey, as he calls out corporate tax evaders as 'thieves'.
NBN Co has formally ended the plans to roll out fibre to the premises to 93 percent of Australian premises, mandating that fibre to the node should be the default technology choice.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill's declaration for the state to be 'digital by default' has met with a thumbs-up from the nation's IT and telecommunications industry body the AIIA.
A staff member copying and pasting a chart from Excel into a Word document was the source of a Department of Immigration privacy breach that leaked the details of over 9,000 asylum seekers, a report by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has found.