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 Australian government has added the last few suppliers to its datcentre facilities supplies panel.
A year into the job, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he is worried that some believe every Australian town can be a Silicon Valley with fibre to the premises, as he insists there is no money being saved in the fibre rollout.
The Australian Department of Human Services is bringing in 200 Telstra call centre staff members to handle high-volume transactions for Medicare and Centrelink.
The parliamentary committee reviewing the first stage of the government's national security reforms has called for a review of how ASIO handles individuals' information, and whether it should be destroyed when it is no longer required for an investigation.
Multinationals beware. The G20 and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are on your case.
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...
As part of a the Victorian Review of Counter-Terrorism Legislation, Victoria Police will receive extended powers to remotely access people's computers for terrorist-related investigations.
The ACMA and the Department of Communications look set to move to shared IT and finance services as early as November this year, ZDNet can reveal.
Having been sold the image of Cupertino as the privacy good guy, and a music collection as a personalised reflection of one's tastes, Apple has overplayed its hand by pushing an album onto its users.
The Australian government announced that it has embarked on the hunt for a children's e-safety commissioner as it prepares new legislation aimed at enhancing online safety for children and cracking down on online bullying.
The Australian government will have to choose from approximately 6,000 locations to build around 250 mobile towers, with its AU$100 million investment in reducing mobile blackspots.
Attorney-General Brandis needs to forget categorising personal data by how it is collected, and focus on whether its use to solve crime justifies invading our privacy.
The National Computational Infrastructure has built an on-demand, high-performance cloud computing environment to process data-intensive computations, such as climate change, earth system science, and life sciences research.
NBN Co has said that it is incorporating new fibre deployment methods to cut the cost and time of the rollout, which originated from an internal program known as Project Fox.
The fugitive NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says any statement that mass surveillance isn't performed in New Zealand is 'categorically false', as New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has released Cabinet documents to disprove Snowden's claims.