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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iiNet's chief regulatory officer Steve Dalby has called on the Australian government to clearly state what data it is considering forcing telecommunications companies to retain, claiming confidential briefing documents contradict what the government is telling the public.
SEC to Facebook: yeah, we're good, Homeland Security does software, and go ahead and unlock your cellphone [Government IT Week]
It's been a slow summer in Gov news, but at least the Library of Congress seems willing to let you unlock your cell phone. The SEC just "liked" (or at least ignored) Facebook's IPO mess, and DHS is now the Department of Homemade Software. Read on...
Another week, another propaganda-driven proposal from the mind of Australian Attorney-General Brandis. This one assumes that ISPs need to fix other people's broken product distribution models.
The New South Wales government today started selling unregistered Opal cards, allowing public transport passengers to travel anonymously.
A leaked discussion paper from the Australian Attorney-General's Department reveals proposals to implement new legislation to undo the High Court's judgement in the 2012 iiNet copyright infringement case against Hollywood film studios, and force ISPs to block websites containing copyright infringing material.
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...
Adelaide-based cloud provider Intervolve looks to hybrid cloud for further growth, reports David Hazan.
Sliced Tech gains federal government clients, aims to grow its government and enterprise user base, reports David Hazan.
Perth-based Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, Zettagrid, says its focus is offering fully automated cloud services, reports David Hazan.
Healthdirect Australia has transformed its entire back-end architecture on the basis that software applications will play a crucial role in how it delivers clinical information to the public.
You know the NBN is dead when not even the FttN haters bother to shellac Malcolm Turnbull's blogs. As Telstra reasserts control over the NBN and the Coalition government flounders, can we actually expect anything from the NBN anymore?
NSW Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet, has revealed that public demand for government data is on the rise, with some state government organisations receiving tens of millions of requests each month for data.
Independent MP for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, has shed light on some of the issues plaguing the rollout of the fibre to the premises network in Tasmania by construction contractor Visionstream, and the steps NBN Co has implemented to fix it.
NBN Co is offering up to 9,000 new subsidised satellite services through IPStar to Australians in regional areas who missed out on the company's original interim satellite service.
Fujitsu has won a three month-long contract with the NSW Department of Family and Community Services to migrate NSW Businesslink's 27,000 mailboxes into its messaging-as-a-service platform.