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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Startup industry body StartupAUS has called on the Australian federal government to create a 'central innovation agency' in order to help drive local innovation and technology R&D.
The Australian government has quietly asked industry to comment on a proposal that would drop the need for agencies to get approval from two ministers to offshore government data.
Copyright holders must be prepared to sue mums and dads and students for copyright infringement in order for any deterrence scheme to be effective, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned.
The acting Australian Electoral Commissioner, Tom Rogers, today warned parliament against moving to introduce e-voting prior to the next federal election, saying that the AEC does not currently have the capabilities to safely carry out a trial.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has flagged that a revised cloud computing policy for the Australian government will be released in the coming weeks.
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Why would content owners want to make their products more easily available when the Australian government appears to be focusing entirely on deterring and punishing users for copyright infringement?
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said online copyright infringement needs to be deterred in Australia, but has said content owners should pay for any notification system and ensure their content is available in a timely and affordable manner.
The official release of a leaked discussion paper from the Australian Attorney-General's Department has given the public and industry a month to provide submissions on its proposals.
Ericsson will be responsible for installing premises equipment and managing ground operations for the fixed wireless and long term satellite services for NBN Co, in a deal worth over AU$300 million.
The Australian Department of Communications has suggested that the controversial MyGov account system could be used as identification for an electronic voting trial for the 2016 federal election.
NBN Co has flagged it is planning to cut its controversial connectivity virtual circuit charge by 12.5 percent in October, amongst other proposals to change the company's pricing model.
Specialisation reaps rewards in the cloud information management market, according to IntelligenceBank, reports David Hassan.
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.
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.