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The Queensland government wants to remove barriers to agency information sharing, overcome barriers to an IT-as-a-service environment, and optimise its whole-of-government procurement arrangements, according to its new 'ICT Renewal Action Plan'.
Australian telecommunications player Amcom will provide data network services to an additional 141 sites across the Northern Territory after signing an AU$6.5 million deal with the NT government.
Shadow research minister Senator Kim Carr has branded the government as hypocritical and short sighted, with the CSIRO moving to shed a further 75 jobs following an AU$115 million cut in federal funding to the research organisation.
Expansion of free Internet coverage is a stepping stone for the provision of public services in real time
NBN Co should be split into three different entities down delivery technology lines before the company is privatised, according to the chairman of the Australian competition watchdog, Rod Sims.
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...
This week, we've got news of Anonymous and the KKK, spies in the sky, congressional finger-pointing, AT&T being AT&T, and so much more. It's ZDNet's Government IT Week and you would believe what the world's govs are up to this week!
The government's move to force telcos and ISPs to retain customer metadata for two years has been branded 'intrusive of privacy' by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, in a new report calling for the government to define the types of data to be retained and review the two-year retention period.
Some of the largest technology companies operating in Australia could come under the scrutiny of Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey, as he calls out corporate tax evaders as 'thieves'.
As Google combats Europe' take on privacy, it wants the Europeans to enjoy the benefits of US privacy laws.
An ambitious plan to enable people around the globe to receive e-residency in Estonia has got the go-ahead.
NBN Co has formally ended the plans to roll out fibre to the premises to 93 percent of Australian premises, mandating that fibre to the node should be the default technology choice.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill's declaration for the state to be 'digital by default' has met with a thumbs-up from the nation's IT and telecommunications industry body the AIIA.
The WTO's Information Technology Agreement is back on course after the United States and China agreed to the slashing of tariffs on electronic goods.
A new discussion paper released by the Department of Communications is calling for greater sharing of the country's radiofrequency spectrum in a bid to free up space as it approaches a bandwidth shortage in the accommodation of emerging wireless technology.