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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Australia may follow in the UK's footsteps in implementing data retention, but the government won't be rushed on it, according to Attorney-General George Brandis.
As part of signing an accredited supplier agreement, Objective Corporation will be able to establish, implement, and provide maintenance and support for information and process management for WA government agencies.
The Australian government has defied a Senate motion calling for the release of the source code to the AEC's election vote counting software on fears the software could be manipulated or hacked.
A total of 28 observations were made by the Murray Inquiry into the Australian financial sector, including how the existing system needs a single strategy in place to look at various technology-related polices and strategies.
Providing police access to Opal card data without a warrant only happens as part of law enforcement, according to Transport for New South Wales.
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Talking points obtained under Freedom of Information state that any mandatory data retention regime in Australia would be different to the European directive that was thrown out by the European Court of Justice.
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Australian Labor MP and the chair of the committee that investigated Australia's telecommunications interception laws has called for the Coalition government to bring on data retention legislation.
An Australian parliamentary committee has recommended that new laws be put in place to prevent drones from invading people's privacy.
As part of the renewal of its contract, Ajilon will be responsible for developing a new licensing and registration system, improving custodial management, and implementing a new solution for managing prosecution briefs.
Samsung has achieved approval for Samsung Galaxy S5 use in Australian government agencies on an unclassified basis.
Former Australian media tycoon Rupert Murdoch said over the weekend that mobile technology has made the need for an NBN redundant.
NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said that the company will not be under any obligation to use a set amount of the copper network under a renegotiated deal with Telstra.
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.