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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The Department of Communications has argued that forcing ISPs to block certain websites under Section 313 of the Telecommunications Act is not a form of internet filtering.
Following the arrest of a staff member, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is implementing all of the recommendations that were made to the organisation to strengthen its sensitive information controls.
The Australian communications watchdog has revealed that Australian government agencies are accessing more data than we previously thought.
Australia's metadata-retention debate needs more than just an injection of technical clue. Some nuanced political discussion, informed by history and the law, would also be handy.
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The Victorian government has forked out AU$6.65 million to hold on to the supercomputing facility that sits at the heart of its Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative, and is collocated with IBM's Research Collaboratory.
The emergency services database containing the personal details of thousands of Victorians can not been breached by hackers, according to the organisation responsible for overseeing the emergency services communications system.
How to spook a spy: Spy on your own kind.
ISPs should act on notices of copyright infringement, but not if it costs too much to implement, according to a new draft Trans-Pacific Partnership IP chapter leak.
Australia Post looked to Salesforce's service cloud as part of its efforts to improve customer service in its call centres.
Australia's startup industry players are looking to the federal government's move to make changes to the employee share scheme as the first step among many to 'correct the market failures' that are creating barriers for local technology entrepreneurs.
Looking to shore up the open access environment of the NBN rollout, the Australian minister for communications has issued draft licence conditions that would require TPG to functionally separate its wholesale business.
The Australian Taxation Office has gone to tender for a software-as-a-service solution that will be used to manage and procure contractors.
We have a new white-as-the-driven-Snowden story on the NSA, the UK's equivalent of the denied-but-not-forgotten PRISM program, a white hot (yet ultimately ridiculous) battle between Google and Oracle, and lots more from around the world.