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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A new program launched by the Victorian government is aiming to assist in generating a potential AU$3.5 billion productivity boost by improving the information and communications technology skills among small and medium-sized business owners.
Australia's two largest telecommunications companies have welcomed the Australian government's approach to legislation forcing them to retain customer data for two years.
The Australian Federal Police has admitted that legislation for new mandatory data retention obligations on Australian telecommunications companies could be used to fight online copyright infringement.
Telstra has signed a deal with Motorola Solutions that is expected to further the development of the emergency services' LANES capability, which will be trialled during the G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane next month.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has this morning introduced legislation that will force telecommunications companies to retain customer data for two years.
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The NSW government is after more members to join its IT advisory panel and the procurement industry advisory group, while the NT government is after members to join its newly established IT advisory council.
'Volunteer' companies will not be forced to remove content, and smaller social media companies will not be covered by the Australian government's cyberbullying laws.
The private eHealth records of numerous patients have been breached by healthcare providers and other myGov account users.
ASIO is expected to receive greater powers to tap metadata and obtain computer access for national security purposes, with Australian parliament passing the government's Foreign Fighters Bill, the second tranche in its anti-terror legislation.
iiNet has secured an agreement with the Victorian government to build an AU$6.7 million public Wi-Fi network in Melbourne, Ballarat, and Bendigo.
The Australian Crime Commission plans to build a national criminal intelligence system off the back of completing its four-year Fusion capability project in an aim to further enhance intelligence collaboration between Australia law-enforcement agencies.
The Australian Federal Police has said that the use of virtual private networks and other methods for people to anonymise themselves on the internet is a continuing concern for the law-enforcement agency.
Labor has called on the Australian government to release the exposure draft for legislation forcing telecommunications companies to keep customer data for two years.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) knows a thing or two about cloud computing, and they've decided to share some good recommendations. Plus an anti-NSA phone and more government tech shenanigans from the world over.