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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Pensioners worried about having to use the NSW Opal electronic ticketing system will be able to keep using paper tickets for a long time to come, Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian has said.
NEC Australia will help the Western Australia Department of Water address water consumption levels in the state through a Microsoft solution stack.
NBN Co would pick up much-needed spectrum to fill a gap in its fixed-wireless network coverage in Australia's metropolitan fringes under a draft ministerial direction released today.
Julian Assange (remember him from WikiLeaks?) wants out of the Ecuador embassy and no one cares. It looks like IBM's hardware sale to Lenovo is going through. Plus lots more worldwide government IT news.
In a strongly-worded email to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Village Roadshow Co-CEO Graham Burke has said the company will not attend an upcoming public forum on copyright infringement because it will be dominated by "crazies".
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...
Bitcoin transactions will be treated like barter transactions with similar taxation consequences, unless they are for business purposes, according to new guidance by the ATO on the taxation of crypto-currencies in Australia.
The ACCC did not overly influence the expert panel's recommendation to the Labor government that the NBN should be fibre to the premises, according to panel member Rod Tucker.
The NSW government plans to create a new identity management solution to remove the complexities related to user account administration and password management for its agencies.
Australia Post's digital mailbox service will be linked with the myGov online service to receive communication from Centrelink, Medicare, and the Child Support Agency.
The Bureau of Meteorology will soon be upgrading to a new supercomputer that will be 20 times faster than its current machine.
A paper from the Parliamentary Library has suggested URLs might be required to be retained under any data retention regime because Telstra has handed over URL history to law enforcement agencies in the past.
The broad definition of a 'network' in new national security legislation could give Australia's top spy agency access to just about every computer on the internet, according to legal experts.
Australians should be informed that the website they're trying to reach has been blocked by the government, according to talking points from the Department of Communications.
Australia faces a dangerous conflation of technology-driven surveillance and an almost total lack of technical comprehension from the political class.