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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NBN Co has said that its 105Mbps download speed achieved in a fibre-to-the-node trial was based on a single test, and has suggested TPG should be taxed for its proposed fibre to the building plans.
A serious security flaw affected internet users everywhere, but the Australian government did nothing to help SME and home users understand what was happening.
There will be no changes to proposed anti-cyber bullying legislation, despite a strong campaign to get the Australian government to include adults as part of the legislation following the death of TV personality Charlotte Dawson.
NBN Co is now only expecting to roll out fibre to 20 percent of Australia premises, down from the 22 percent in the Coalition's 2013 election policy.
Internet security is top of the agenda in the development of a new framework for Australia's national security and technology policy.
NBN Co could ultimately end up paying Telstra AU$98 billion over the next 55 years in lease payments for ducts, dark fibre and other telecommunications infrastructure, according to a report.
A reported plan to cut Australia's chief scientific research organisation by AU$150 million has been labelled as a travesty by shadow minister assisting the leader on science, Kim Carr.
It's likely to be the worst vulnerability ever on the Internet. ZDNet's editors have been looking at the problem from all sides, including how to protect yourself and your users. This is our worldwide roundup special issue. Everything you need to know is in here.
The NSW government is giving more than 50 industry companies the opportunity to offer on-premise cloud services through its GovDC Marketplace to its agencies.
As Prime Minister Tony Abbott winds his way through Asia signing off on various free-trade agreements, the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations continue in the background, edging closer to conclusion.
The Queensland Government has sealed a AU$26.5 million three-year deal with Microsoft that it expects will revitalise the state’s digital services and deliver millions of dollars in savings.
In one swift move on the fifth birthday of the NBN, Malcolm Turnbull has fallen into the same practice that he accused Labor of for years.
Despite years of slamming Labor for the same sin, the government's decision to proceed with a multi-technology mix version of the National Broadband Network without a cost-benefit analysis into the project being completed will allow NBN Co to get on with the job, according to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
The cost-benefit analysis is incomplete, Ziggy Switkowski has gone rogue and there's still no clarity around how or even if the government will access Telstra's copper – yet Malcolm Turnbull happily marked NBN Co's fifth birthday with a new Statement of Expectations putting the NBN on a road to nowhere. How will future Australia judge this day?
The Abbott government is seeking to find ways to use the wealth of information held by departments and agencies to provide better services — and potentially be sold to the private sector to help balance the budget.