Discussions of how information technology is changing Australia's public sector. We also look at technology implementations and migrations at various levels of government.
Articles about Government AU
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.
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...
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.
SEC to Facebook: yeah, we're good, Homeland Security does software, and go ahead and unlock your cellphone [Government IT Week]
It's been a slow summer in Gov news, but at least the Library of Congress seems willing to let you unlock your cell phone. The SEC just "liked" (or at least ignored) Facebook's IPO mess, and DHS is now the Department of Homemade Software. Read on...
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.
The New South Wales government today started selling unregistered Opal cards, allowing public transport passengers to travel anonymously.
A leaked discussion paper from the Australian Attorney-General's Department reveals proposals to implement new legislation to undo the High Court's judgement in the 2012 iiNet copyright infringement case against Hollywood film studios, and force ISPs to block websites containing copyright infringing material.
Adelaide-based cloud provider Intervolve looks to hybrid cloud for further growth, reports David Hazan.
Sliced Tech gains federal government clients, aims to grow its government and enterprise user base, reports David Hazan.
Perth-based Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, Zettagrid, says its focus is offering fully automated cloud services, reports David Hazan.
You know the NBN is dead when not even the FttN haters bother to shellac Malcolm Turnbull's blogs. As Telstra reasserts control over the NBN and the Coalition government flounders, can we actually expect anything from the NBN anymore?