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 NSW government is inviting the shared services providers to register their interest to support ServiceFirst in the hope that a move to the private sector will be more cost effective.
The Australian government is facing pressure from tech giants Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, as well as telecommunications companies and libertarian groups to drop plans for a cybersafety tsar with the power to remove 'harmful' content from social media.
Asylum seekers from all over Australia are are lodging legal claims against the federal government for leaking the details of nearly 10,000 asylum seekers in the country.
The Australian parliament's unlikely cyberpunk fights for his future.
While President Obama can't get no "RSPECT," the retail world is scrambling in the wake of the Target breach (and yet, my wife shopped there for hours today), even Iran can't stop Facebook, and Brazil wants to build an undersea cable.
The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity has said that requiring telcos to retain customer data for a set period of time will help investigate law enforcement corruption.
The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection says the Privacy Act forces it to ask holders of confidential electronic documents to return them to the department.
The Australian government has awarded Oakton an AU$4.8 million, four-year contract to overhaul its troubled document verification service.
Labor will introduce legislation into the Senate today aimed at forcing NBN Co to keep rolling out fibre to 200,000 Tasmanian premises.
Microsoft is calling on the Australian government to reconsider its plans to regulate social media and cloud services.
Google has asked the Australian government to review the power given to agencies to compel ISPs to block websites.
Three Australian government agencies that have used the Telecommunications Act to force ISPs to block sites have indicated to the government that they intend to use that power again.
It's one of those three-letter weeks. Identity theft is up, the NSA is getting down, the FBI wants to go real-time, and the RSA conference is just an out-of-control mess. Same ol' same ol'.
The Australian Department of Human Services' customer-facing system Customer First is taking the blame for issues that are often not the fault of the new system.
A total of 1.4 million Australians have registered for an e-health record as public hospitals have been increasingly encouraging patients to sign up for the service.