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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Operating and maintaining the sensitive IT equipment in Australia's tropical far north can be a challenging undertaking, but NEC Australia has worked out a way to keep things running for some of Australia's most remote communities.
The Australian government's 2014 'Spring Repeal Day' could see the removal of the Australian communication watchdog's unwarranted data request disclosure and reporting requirements.
The Australian government expects its new counter-terrorism laws to pass in parliament after accepting all of the recommendations made by a committee looking into the new legislation.
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman has begun reporting a rise in complaints from customers connecting to the National Broadband Network.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
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.
Australia Post looked to Salesforce's service cloud as part of its efforts to improve customer service in its call centres.