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
The ACCC did not overly influence the expert panel's recommendation to the Labor government that the NBN should be fibre to the premises, according to panel member Rod Tucker.
The NSW government plans to create a new identity management solution to remove the complexities related to user account administration and password management for its agencies.
Australia Post's digital mailbox service will be linked with the myGov online service to receive communication from Centrelink, Medicare, and the Child Support Agency.
The Bureau of Meteorology will soon be upgrading to a new supercomputer that will be 20 times faster than its current machine.
A paper from the Parliamentary Library has suggested URLs might be required to be retained under any data retention regime because Telstra has handed over URL history to law enforcement agencies in the past.
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 broad definition of a 'network' in new national security legislation could give Australia's top spy agency access to just about every computer on the internet, according to legal experts.
Australians should be informed that the website they're trying to reach has been blocked by the government, according to talking points from the Department of Communications.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has listed its first request for tender under the five-year international communications network (ICN) program.
Australia faces a dangerous conflation of technology-driven surveillance and an almost total lack of technical comprehension from the political class.
The theft and loss of taxpayer-funded mobile phones and laptops in Western Australia has increased to more than AU$480,000 in the past year, despite a promised crack down on missing equipment, the opposition says.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority is exploring using shared services with other government agencies as it seeks to cut back on costs.
"The world will leave us behind," warns Australia's Chief Scientist. We need a game plan, and fast.
The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security has said it will need additional resources to oversee new powers planned for Australian intelligence agencies to access computers and networks during investigations.
Back in the USSR: Snowden leaves West behind, anonymous wifi makes Russians sing and shout [Government IT Week]
Today's a triple crown of Russian news. Snowden leaves the West behind for another three years, Russia bans anonymous wifi (and is bound to find a way to blame that on the NSA), and Java won't keep you warm in the great Bear nation.