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
When Australian Attorney-General George Brandis provided an example of a film that was a victim of online copyright infringement, it happened to be one produced by a major donor to the Liberal Party.
The Republic of Korea will harmonise its copyright laws with Australia within two years of the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement coming into force.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia would never use its intelligence gathering for commercial purposes, after reports that one of its spy agencies offered US counterparts information on trade talks with Indonesia.
Australian Parliamentary Secretary for Communications Paul Fletcher has indicated that the government will scale back the amount of regulation in the telecommunications industry.
When it comes to developing a legal framework for Australia's digital future, Attorney-General George Brandis has shown us that he's completely up to speed — with the 19th Century.
A fleet of 150 Android-powered mobile fingerprint biometric scanners from NEC will be deployed to allow the South Australian police verify identities of suspects on the spot.
Half a million dollars has been promised by the opposition party in South Australia for startups, should it win government.
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has said that the government is considering a three-strikes proposal to force ISPs to stop the boats of The Pirate Bay, and crack down on its users downloading copyright-infringing TV shows and films.
A CSIRO technology that was initially designed to map caves and mines will now be used by the Queensland Police as a part of forensic investigations.
The Australian Law Reform Commission has called on the government to bring in technology-neutral fair use provisions into Australian copyright law, in a report that Attorney-General George Brandis has labelled 'controversial'.
NBN Co's executive chairman, Dr Ziggy Switkowski, has confirmed that Tasmania will not have its FttP rollout completed.
Despite initial plans to consolidate its IT services contracts, the Department of Defence has renewed Fujitsu's distributed computing centralised services contract for another three years.
Australian Attorney-General Senator George Brandis has refused to back down from remarks where he labelled former NSA contractor Edward Snowden as a traitor who has put Australian lives at risk.
NBN Co has admitted that it is unaware of a key part of the Coalition's broadband policy that estimates 10 percent of premises will still get fibre to the premises because the copper network is unusable for fibre to the node.
He may not like it, but communications minister Malcolm Turnbull is going to have to make some hard decisions – and accept some hard truths – to turn his alternative NBN policy into anything more than thick reports and empty soundbites.