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 south-east region of Queensland has made its entire public transport system available on Google Transit.
NBN Co needs to test and fix customers' in-home copper wiring to get the best speeds from VDSL2, but it's the most expensive and least preferred of three options for in-home connectivity, the company's advice to the Coalition government warns.
More than 130 jobs in Sydney rail could go with the introduction of the new swipe-on Opal ticketing system, a union claims.
As the Australian government rejects a senate request to table the text of the TPP agreement, a new leak has suggested Australia and other negotiating nations are opposing a number of intellectual property proposals put forward by the United States.
Limitations on the products available over a fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) NBN could reduce CVC revenues so much that the government would be forced to keep prices for FTTP high to compensate, a confidential NBN Co report has warned.
Uncertainty over the future of the National Broadband Network over the last three years has stopped businesses from investing in broadband, according to the CSIRO.
The NBN's self-funding nature means the Coalition government should prioritise boosting its subscriber numbers in new rollout areas over rushing to meet coverage objectives, a confidential NBN Co report has advised.
The Australian consumer watchdog is advocating use of the UK guidelines for regulating in-app purchases on children's 'freemium' game apps.
IBM believes the court case is only to make it a "political scapegoat".
NSW's datacentre consolidation project is finally being realised with the finance minister officially unveiling its new ICT home today.
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has said the government will not respond to a review of the Copyright Act until next year, and is unlikely to adapt the law for the digital age.
Industry body to consult with major cloud providers to establish TrustMark-style qualification for cloud providers.
Despite having already received the NBN Co 60-day strategic review, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has now delayed its release due to "commercial interests".
Universal price guarantees, ensuring equal prices for regional and urban Australians under Labor's NBN model, could disappear if the government's fibre-to-the-node (FttN) services tried to compete against existing HFC networks, NBN Co has warned.
Shadow Trade Minister Penny Wong has called for the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement to be made public before Australia signs onto the agreement.