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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Amid a battle over a Freedom of Information request to the Australian Electoral Commission, the Senate has passed a motion compelling the commission to hand over the source code for software used to count votes for the Senate.
Four Australian companies have been named for the Department of Finance's new Datacentre Facilities Supplies Panel.
Alcatel Lucent has managed to get 10Gbps download speeds over 30-metres of a copper pair.
Australian Minister of Communications says the creation of an innovation culture has to be the focus.
The Australian government has launched a single platform containing a number of the data sets released by the government, including broadband availability and quality.
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...
Australian government agencies are under no obligation to inform the Department of Communications when they ask ISPs to block websites, despite controversy over the practice.
The Australian Taxi Industry Association (ATIA) has urged the Competition Policy Review to revise the taxi industry's competition regulations, with belief that some governments have already failed to exercise appropriate powers.
The Australian Taxation Office is ramping up its data mining and analytics capabilities for a real-time focus on tax cheats.
The Australian Defence Department has signed on Boeing for AU$25 million to improve the existing Defence High Frequency Communications system.
If the Australian government is so concerned about websites "radicalising" young Muslims, but wants to avoid another internet filter controversy, we are returning to the unresolved tensions surrounding Section 313 notices.
Android users are missing out on access to Victorian government smartphone apps, according to new findings from the Victorian Privacy Commissioner, with less than two-thirds of the state's public organisations' apps catering to Google’s OS.
A number of Australians have reported difficulties with lodging their tax returns through the myGov portal in its first year.
The Australian Auditor General has flagged he may review Australian government agencies' access of telecommunications customer records following a massive increase in the number of authorisations granted.
The newly launched Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre will assist Australia's Defence and National Security agencies to sift through their data to help them make more critical, faster, and accurate decisions.