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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Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam looks to have secured his seat in the Western Australian Senate by-election held on Saturday.
The underestimation of the capacity requirements on the interim satellite service shows the need for NBN Co to keep rolling out fibre everywhere else, according to Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare.
Optus has secured an extension of its Department of Defence satellite contract for four more years, in a deal worth AU$19.5 million.
July's target of 357,000 premises passed for NBN Co will be beaten in a canter, as the company has delivered its highest monthly set of premises passed results for March.
Australians using mobile broadband services added AU$33.8 billion to economic activity in the country in 2013, according to research commissioned by the ACMA.
Governments trying to protect consumers from dangers posed by new technologies can do more harm than good, according to Commonwealth Bank CIO Michael Harte.
Representatives of large corporations, small to medium enterprises, and the ICT research sector have all been appointed to the NSW government ICT advisory panel.
Hills has opened up applications to give local innovators the opportunity to bring their ideas to the Lance Hill Design Centre and the D-Shop, which are due to open in early May.
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has proposed that, within reason, "internet intermediaries" should not be held responsible for any privacy invasions conducted over their services.
Australia's shadow foreign minister wants to give our spooks more tools for fighting domestic terrorism, but she's only re-bleating their discredited clichés.
Australia's treasurer Joe Hockey has called on state governments in the country to finalise a proposal to lower the threshold for online goods below AU$1,000 by the end of 2014.
Most backhaul network services provided by Telstra and other providers will still be regulated by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for at least the next five years.
ZDNetGovWeek: Obama proposes a sort-of end to NSA phone records, AWS gets DoD deal, and Jimmy Carter vs. NSA
It's an odd week when government tech news mentions both President Obama and ripped-from-the-seventies President Carter. But that's life in these United States. We also have a wide range of less silly government news from around the world, all worth reading. So dig in.
A major expansion of electronic voting through the iVote system would help improve voter turnout for local council and state elections, according to a New South Wales parliamentary committee.
As tech companies line up against the Australian government's anti-bullying eSafety commissioner proposal, even supporters of the proposal have said the government shouldn't rush to legislate to remove 'harmful' content from social media.