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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.
In its final submission as a response to the Financial Services Inquiry's final report, ANZ Bank believes that if new policies are developed, it will provide the Australian banking sector with more digital opportunities.
The Australian competition watchdog is calling for industry feedback on whether the proposed auction of unused 1800MHz spectrum bandwidth in regional Australia should be subject to competition limitations.
A review of the Australian Department of Defence has recommended that the CIO have much more oversight of the systems within the department, and target a reduction in duplicated systems.
Lawyers have warned that under legislation before the Australian parliament, copyright owners could face no challenge to cases brought to the court seeking to block sites, meaning that sites could be blocked without the court determining whether the sites actually infringe on copyright.
The Australian government has appointed KPMG to advise the government on the potential sale of its secure interdepartmental telecommunications network.
Datacom will replace IBM Australia and Accenture to be responsible for delivering a fully managed service for the Department of Health as part of a five-year contract.
The final report of the Australian government's Competition Policy Review has called for the reform of the country's taxi industry in order to accommodate new ride-sharing services like those provided by Uber.
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection's response to the G20 data breach was precisely wrong. Twice.
The Victorian government has released the state's public transport timetable data, allowing developers and the likes of Google Maps to be able to provide detailed public transport trip directions for the city.
The personal details of the world's G20 leaders were accidentally emailed to the organisers of the Asian Cup by a staff member of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, which chose to avoid notifying the leaders.
A new discussion paper released by the Australian government suggests that the emergence of new financial transaction technology such as bitcoin is making it tough for the country's authorities to clamp down on tax avoidance.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that the new Digital Transformation Office will share its successful applications with governments and industry.
Australian startup advocacy group StartupAUS has welcomed the government's moves to amend the country's employee share scheme in a bid for startup employees to reap greater benefits from their financial interests in early stage companies.
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.