John Hilvert

Canberra correspondent John Hilvert has twenty years experience in journalism, public policy, web development and research. Writing from Parliament House in Canberra, Hilvert has worked in public policy for five Commonwealth agencies, authored over a dozen education books, worked as communications director for the Internet Industry Association and edited Australian PC User magazine. Hilvert has also worked as a journalist The Australian, MIS and Computerworld Australia, among other titles. He is an unashamed bluegrass tragic.

Recent articles by John Hilvert

Feds to release 'big data' strategy

Feds to release 'big data' strategy

A discussion paper on whole of government strategy to launch tomorrow.
Mar 14 2013 2:39PM
Slow progress on Government's open data effort

Slow progress on Government's open data effort

Restrictive licensing of datasets undermines open data pledge.
Feb 23 2013 2:55PM
Feds reveal SME 'shortfall' in $20m-plus IT deals

Feds reveal SME 'shortfall' in $20m-plus IT deals

Prime contractors to blame.
Feb 19 2013 7:32AM
NEHTA shrugs off health records patent threat

NEHTA shrugs off health records patent threat

Low take-up of health records more concerning.
Feb 14 2013 11:15AM
Gaps exposed in Australian Cyber Security Centre plan

Gaps exposed in Australian Cyber Security Centre plan

Skewed lines of accountability, system readiness.
Feb 13 2013 11:21AM
Gaps exposed in Australian Cyber Security Centre plan

Gaps exposed in Australian Cyber Security Centre plan

Skewed lines of accountability, system readiness.
Feb 13 2013 7:00AM
NBN Co fingers Syntheo for premises-passed shortfall

NBN Co fingers Syntheo for premises-passed shortfall

'Range of issues' force numbers downgrade.
Feb 13 2013 6:00AM
Parliament to have one stop IT shop by end of year

Parliament to have one stop IT shop by end of year

Lync issues, alleged computer misuse addressed.
Feb 12 2013 7:00AM
Google's win reflects internet-friendly High Court

Google's win reflects internet-friendly High Court

Analysis: Fact-probing High Court judges help Google triumph.
Feb 7 2013 7:53AM
Google wins High Court case against ACCC

Google wins High Court case against ACCC

Ends long-standing battle over misleading advertising.
Feb 6 2013 10:31AM
Coming into Greg Farr's legacy

Coming into Greg Farr's legacy

Exclusive: Private sector IT chief settles into Defence.
Feb 4 2013 7:00AM
AGIMO at odds with Conroy's cloud vision

AGIMO at odds with Conroy's cloud vision

Analysis: AGIMO rejects industry-led cloud accreditation.
Jan 10 2013 7:30AM
Why split AGIMO when it could be abolished?

Why split AGIMO when it could be abolished?

Opinion: The case for an AGIMO split was missing in action.
Dec 18 2012 6:30AM
Federal Government CIO steps down

Federal Government CIO steps down

AGIMO chief to retire by year's end.
Nov 21 2012 4:09PM
FaHCSIA drafts three-year data centre strategy

FaHCSIA drafts three-year data centre strategy

Brings internally developed systems to wider Commonwealth user base.
Nov 21 2012 1:30PM
The Australian Government's identity catch-all

The Australian Government's identity catch-all

Analysis: Has scope creep finally delivered an Australia Card?
Nov 12 2012 8:16AM
The Australian Government's identity catch-all

The Australian Government's identity catch-all

Analysis: Has scope creep finally delivered an Australia Card?
Nov 7 2012 7:05AM
Human Services develops architectural roadmap

Human Services develops architectural roadmap

Creates roadmap as ICT integration project nears end.
Oct 31 2012 12:30PM
Feds eye FOI cutbacks

Feds eye FOI cutbacks

Attorney General concerned over cost of scheme.
Oct 31 2012 11:12AM
ICT vacancies plummet

ICT vacancies plummet

No bounce back yet.
Oct 26 2012 7:00AM

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