The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has said an encrypted communication platform is not something a law-abiding member of the community would use.
Aerospace giant Boeing believes more coordination between government, industry, universities, and researchers is key to helping Australia's space sector succeed.
In addition to myGov enhancements, My Health Record will also get a boost, and the government will double down on initiatives under the data-sharing Bill that is yet to be passed.
Two weeks before the 2021 Budget, Canberra has unveiled a multimillion-dollar package to 'secure Australia's economic future and recovery from COVID-19'.
Prior to the national Budget due on Tuesday, the Commonwealth has announced it will plough an extra AU$130 million into the Regional Connectivity Program.
The Commonwealth to boost mobile funding on urban fridges and will hand ACMA AU$4.2 million to oversee the News Bargaining Code.
Aussie Broadband continues its attack on NBN's usage-based CVC pricing.
Facebook, Google, and Twitter could be considered publishers, and held accountable for the words of its users, under potential changes to Australia's defamation laws.
Services Australia CEO expects there to be people with a debt once JobKeeper payments are reconciled but said the agency isn't raising debts solely on the basis of averaged ATO income information this time.
The 2021 STEM Equity Monitor shows the number of Australian women in STEM-qualified occupations dropped to 13% in 2020.
The organisation is hoping to approach the market from June for products and services under the three categories of centralised computing, end user technology, and enterprise service management.
Australia's incumbent telco is looking for infrastructure money from governments, local councils, and businesses to make regional projects viable.
The eSafety Commissioner has defended the Online Safety Act, saying it's about protecting the vulnerable and holding the social media platforms accountable for offering a safe product, much the same way as car manufacturers and food producers are in the offline world.
The Australian business paraded as an authorised Microsoft partner, but it is alleged it was linking victims to offshore scammers who would request remote access and mess around with antivirus software.
The department said the content it refers to social media platforms is beyond the actions the platforms themselves already take regarding the removal of items that incite hate or violence, or promotes terrorist ideals.
Located in Canberra, the National Computational Infrastructure stores and manages access to more than 10 petabytes of national and international data sets, including from the Bureau of Meteorology, the World Climate Research Programme, and observation data from NASA.
There are a lot of players in the mandatory data-retention debate. We look at who is for the legislation, and who is opposing it.
Operating and maintaining the sensitive IT equipment in Australia's tropical far north can be a challenging undertaking, but NEC Australia has worked out a way to keep things running for some of Australia's most remote communities.
Not-for-profit organisation OLPC Australia's new program, One Education, has now distributed 20,000 computing devices to schools throughout Australia, with a celebration held last week at a school where every student and teacher has a device.
Business-technology exhibition CeBIT 2012 kicked off today, bringing together a who's who of technology players. Many exhibitors appeared to be playing it safe, with booth babes absent from view. Instead, a few took BYO to heart, and brought their own trucks, caravans and bikes.
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Australasia conference gives vendors a chance to show off the latest and greatest tech for keeping the public safe and dealing with emergency situations. ZDNet Australia took a sneak peak at some of the tech on show.
National ICT Australia (NICTA) has thrown its doors open for the seventh time in as many years, inviting all to see what's next in cutting-edge technology and also to open the Digital Productivity Showcase, a demonstration of future applications that will likely use and show the capabilities of the National Broadband Network.
New South Wales Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner officially opened Dimension Data's newest customer service centre in Sydney's Macquarie Park today.
Australia and New Zealand have handed in their written proposal that lays out why the nations should be chosen to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the continent-sized radio telescope.
The annual CeBIT show started today in Sydney, with numerous speeches from technology heavy weights as well as stands from vendors ready to spruik their technology.
The Victorian Education Department officially opened its latest "connected classroom" on Friday with the state's Education Minister Martin Dixon doing the honours.
Australian media preservation and digitisation company DAMsmart is responsible for processing thousands and thousands of hours of culturally significant footage. Here's a glimpse at some of the tech used behind-the-scenes at their Canberra office.
The Royal Australian Navy has today pulled the covers off an advanced virtual-reality training simulator to train junior officers in combat.
When you think CIA, the last word likely to come to mind is "open". And yet the US spy organisation has begun to lift the lid — albeit ever so slightly — in a bid to cultivate public support. In fact, the agency recently launched a retooled website, complete with YouTube and Flickr channels.
National ICT Australia (NICTA) held its annual Techfest event on Wednesday where it showcased the latest and greatest in research technology.
Indue's AU$70 million contract is in addition to the AU$33 million Services Australia is using to rollout the welfare quarantining scheme.
Among them include Australian Human Rights Commission's Edward Santow, Microsoft Australia's Lee Hickin, and Services Australia's Maria Milosavljevic.
Three of the major telcos will be responsible for rolling out a new tool for finding missing persons in the blue state.
The ChildStory Mobile will give caseworkers access to real-time information on-the-go.
From July to December in 2019, 11,013 visas were granted to those who worked in the quantum information, advanced digital data, data science, and IT fields.
It will operate the 'Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer' out of the ADC facilities in the nation's capital.
NBN, Concerotel, and Zetifi pick up grants to test ways to make calling better for the bush.
Retail venues such as supermarkets and shopping centres, public and private hospitals, and takeaway food and beverage services are required to register patrons using the SafeWA QR code.
The initiative will benefit 1,000 schools across the state.
The AU$1 million kitty will be spread across nine initiatives.
The cloud-based platform will give job seekers access to a self-navigation tool, online job board, and training modules.
To be spent over three years to councils and place-owners, such as government agencies, owners, councils or regional organisations, for the adoption of smart technologies and capabilities.
The low-orbit satellite will be used to support improvement of state emergency, environment, water monitoring, and bushfire mitigation services.
To be chaired by NSW Information Commissioner Elizabeth Tydd.
The arrangement is part of a growing list of similar deals the Digital Transformation Agency has inked with other major tech providers, such as Amazon Web services and IBM.
The much-hyped Google Android phone operating system will hit Australia on 29 January 2009, in the form of the Kogan Agora and Agora Pro. At first glance, this looks to be one of the most exciting products of the year.
Motorola's super slim SLVR L7 is a beautifully crafted phone with features including an MP3 player, push-to-talk and Bluetooth.
Acer's Aspire 9504 incorporates a lot of empowering technology, although its chief TV offering is rather weak.
Samsung's D500 was voted the best mobile handset of 2005 by the GSM association. Can the upgraded D600 outdo it in 2006?
Those looking for a rugged phone that can take the bumps will do well to flock to the Nokia 5140i.
Can the addition of GPS on HP's latest PDA-phone inject some much-needed oomph back into the dwindling PDA market?
For business users needing to keep in touch with the office on the road, the A1000 is a viable option. Others may find that life is too short to wait for applications to load.
A top-shelf 3G offering with a focus on multimedia, the Z800i is a real crowd-pleaser despite its bulk factor.
We can barely fault the 2-megapixel K750i from Sony Ericsson, which is a very compelling and easy-to-use handset for mobile users looking to upgrade.
Can the addition of GPS on HP's latest PDA-phone inject some much-needed oomph back into the dwindelling PDA market?
Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.
Sony Ericsson's K300i is an easy to use, inexpensive phone with a modest range of features including a VGA camera, infrared port and a media player. Read our Australian review to find out more.
Siemens's SL65 slider phone is a conundrum of sorts. Will it stand out enough to become a favourite slider phone? Or will it simply fade in the myriad of choices in the market today?
The 3230 continues Nokia's run of style-plus-substance phones, offering a 1.2-megapixel camera, video editing and a positively lush-looking screen.
Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.