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The Australian government's failed AU$200 marriage vouchers trial cost close to twice as much to administer per voucher due to the IT costs associated with the trial.
The Australian Department of Defence has confirmed plans to continue cutting jobs as a result of a Lockheed Martin centralised processing contract.
The NSW government has commenced a year-long project that will see Service NSW accept contemporary payment methods, including PayPal and Apple Pay.
The Australian Department of Defence has confirmed that 42 staff members have left voluntarily as a result of a AU$500 million centralised processing services contract signed with Lockheed Martin.
Australian Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the government has approved funding to overhaul the welfare payments system known as ISIS.
As Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey makes plans to broaden the country's GST to include downloaded content, he has been warned against unilaterally closing tax loopholes for multinational companies without the support of the OECD.
The NSW Electoral Commission's CIO Ian Brightwell has said that human error was at the core of an electronic ballot problem on the NSW iVote system that may have the potential to see some of the results from last month's state election thrown into question.
Apple, Google, and Microsoft have all admitted that they are being audited by the Australian Taxation Office.
The use of digital currencies such as bitcoin in Australia is too minimal to impact the local financial market, representatives from the Reserve Bank of Australia have told a Senate committee inquiry into digital currency.
Motorola Solutions Australia has inked a AU$175 million seven-year deal with the South Australian government for the upgrade and management of its emergency services wireless network.
Google, Apple, and Microsoft will face a parliamentary inquiry into corporate tax avoidance this week, as the Australian government moves to crack down on tax avoidance by multinational corporations operating in Australia.
As the Australian government begins to dip its toes into cloud services, hybrid cloud offers a good balance, according to Cisco's ANZ head Ken Boal.
The volume of data that Australian internet subscribers downloaded in the three months ending December 2014 surged by 15 percent over the three months ending June 2014, according to new figures by the ABS.
Agile development works for certain kinds of software, but will it be the right fit for the Australian government's new paradigm for foreign aid?
Australia's Department of Immigration and Border Protection is revamping its information management practices with the establishment of an accountability task force, after a breach last year of G20 leaders' personal information.
The publicly-funded research body National ICT Australia (NICTA) held its annual showcase of technology yesterday. On show was technology ranging from bionic eyes to a mathematically-proven operating system kernel.
Last night digital economy stakeholders and enthusiasts turned up in droves to be at the launch of Conroy's future directions paper.
Australia's largest annual security conference, AusCERT, is underway for another year, and continues the tradition of bringing security gurus, vendors and members of government under one roof.
ACCC officials with glasses of wine, a golden medal for Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and a few faux pas: the annual awards night of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group (ATUG) had it all.
Check out our photos of copyright amendment protesters in Wellington, New Zealand, outside the country's parliament yesterday.
Protesters came together in every major city around the country on Saturday to demonstrate against the Labor Governments' proposed internet filtering scheme. We went to the Sydney protest and spoke to some of the protesters.
Panasonic unveiled its new ToughBook range in central Australia this week. This photo gallery gives you a close look at the new range, including the first Intel Atom-based ToughBook.
Yesterday workers installed six 22 tonne diesel power generators into one of Australia's largest datacentres prior to prepare it for its official opening early next year.
Australian ICT research centre NICTA has teamed up with a robotics group from the University of NSW (UNSW) to build a robot that plays the clarinet, demonstrating new applications of embedded systems.
Apple took the wraps off its first Australian store today. Here is a sneak peek of what is inside the big glass walls.
Customs has been trialling a spy plane to patrol Australia's borders, flying surveillance low and slow to get into the dirty details of shipping.
At NICTA's recent Techfest conference, researchers from National ICT Australia (NICTA) get to show off the projects they have been working on all year, including facial recognition tech designed to help catch criminals as well as better algorithms and sensors for traffic control.
Woolworths is rolling out technology that lets shoppers scan and pay for their own groceries — but the checkout girl isn't an endangered species just yet.
With a fierce battle raging over Australia's broadband future and how bush users should be connected, regulators have weighed in to produce a state of nation report into the country's communications infrastructure and how well consumers are being served by their providers.
A small team from the University of Queensland Australia successfully launches its second rocket in five days.