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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A new study commissioned by the Communications Alliance has shown that the majority of Australians fear that ISPs will pass costs incurred by the government's anti-piracy proposals onto customers.
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.
An open-source content management platform and the public cloud are saving the government 'a bunch of money', federal CTO John Sheridan has said.
Everyone seems slightly shocked that the US president has come out in favor of net neutrality (he supported it before he won the White House), US Postal Service employee database was hacked (let's not go postal, folks), and the FBI took down 400 dark web sites. Plus more tasty govern-minty news from around the world. Read on.
A new discussion paper released by the Department of Communications is calling for greater sharing of the country's radiofrequency spectrum in a bid to free up space as it approaches a bandwidth shortage in the accommodation of emerging wireless technology.
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...
The Australian government expects the telecoms industry to passively wait while regulations are reworked to enable its multi-technology mix NBN, but this process has created new opportunities for market disruption. One of the biggest lies in the future of the Optus HFC network — and there is a strong argument for TPG to buy it.
Australian businesses have been warned that they could fall victim to cyber attacks during next week's G20 summit in Brisbane.
Sydney technology startup investor and accelerator group BlueChilli is set to put its AU$10 million venture fund to work after being recognised by the Australian government as a 'Registered Early Stage Venture Capital Partnership'.
Public Transport Victoria has been forced to pay back AU$1.1 million after stolen cards were used to buy myki smart cards that were then sold on eBay or Gumtree.
Company tax should be paid where profits are earned, businesses and unions have told the Australian government ahead of the G20 leaders summit.
The former chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Graeme Samuel has warned the regulator to ensure that telcos don't build up monopolies on content.
Telstra has been ordered to pay AU$18,000 and apologise to a family law judge after it failed to tell him that it had published his details in the White Pages directory online and in print.
The Attorney-General's Department has admitted that proposed mandatory data retention legislation may be used for far more than what the government has claimed it will be required for.
The Australian government is going to market this month for its IT hardware panel to provide desktops, laptops, tablets, and servers to Australian government agencies.