Justin Hendry

Justin Hendry is a Sydney-based journalist at iTnews. He joined in June 2017 after writing for technology research house Intermedium where he covered all things government IT.

Recent articles by Justin Hendry

NSW govt, ANZ trial national one-stop death notification service

NSW govt, ANZ trial national one-stop death notification service

Matches data against new national registry database.
Apr 8 2020 2:07PM
WA agencies still vulnerable to cyber security weaknesses

WA agencies still vulnerable to cyber security weaknesses

Auditor identifies persistent infosec, business continuity risks.
Apr 8 2020 7:05AM
ASD hiring blitz breaks cover

ASD hiring blitz breaks cover

Grads au-go-go amid human boost to muscle.
Apr 8 2020 7:05AM
Defence moves to refresh IT services mega panel

Defence moves to refresh IT services mega panel

Calls on suppliers to join son of AMSPA.
Apr 7 2020 1:15PM
Telstra to provide 4000 SIMs to Victorian students in need

Telstra to provide 4000 SIMs to Victorian students in need

As state moves to adopt remote learning due to COVID-19.
Apr 7 2020 10:32AM
ATO buys-up bulk kit for work-from-home shift

ATO buys-up bulk kit for work-from-home shift

Buys thousands of laptops, monitors for staff as JobKeeper starts to roll.
Apr 6 2020 1:11PM
NSW schools to loan thousands of laptops during COVID-19

NSW schools to loan thousands of laptops during COVID-19

Devices will be available to students in need.
Apr 1 2020 1:46PM
Canberra's secure fibre network services panel grows

Canberra's secure fibre network services panel grows

Finance dept names new suppliers to support ICON.
Apr 1 2020 1:39PM
Australia Post cuts IT contractors due to coronavirus

Australia Post cuts IT contractors due to coronavirus

After stopping or pausing project work.
Apr 1 2020 7:11AM
NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

LiveScan now supported until 2026.
Mar 31 2020 3:09PM
NSW govt delays release of first-ever AI strategy

NSW govt delays release of first-ever AI strategy

Gives itself more time to wrangle ‘complex issues’.
Mar 31 2020 1:43PM
WA scraps $136m Huawei rail deal over US trade restrictions

WA scraps $136m Huawei rail deal over US trade restrictions

Created a "force majeure" event under the contract.
Mar 30 2020 3:34PM
DTA tries to 'fast-track' Office 365 shift across government

DTA tries to 'fast-track' Office 365 shift across government

Releases configuration and deployment guide.
Mar 30 2020 1:13PM
Australia launches COVID-19 app, WhatsApp chat

Australia launches COVID-19 app, WhatsApp chat

But no contact tracing functionality, yet.
Mar 30 2020 10:51AM
NSW Police find core systems vendor for COPS overhaul

NSW Police find core systems vendor for COPS overhaul

Two-year search comes to an end.
Mar 30 2020 6:31AM
Lights out for AUSkey

Lights out for AUSkey

ATO to decommission system tonight.
Mar 27 2020 2:14PM
Dept of Finance calls for SAP HANA cloud platform

Dept of Finance calls for SAP HANA cloud platform

Will underpin govt-wide ERP system.
Mar 27 2020 2:10PM
WA prepares for national face matching database upload

WA prepares for national face matching database upload

Introduces biometrics sharing laws.
Mar 27 2020 6:45AM
Victoria ramps up COVID-19 contact tracing using Whispir

Victoria ramps up COVID-19 contact tracing using Whispir

Messaging platform to automate interactions.
Mar 26 2020 1:38PM
DTA reveals its three-step myGov overhaul path

DTA reveals its three-step myGov overhaul path

After horror week for existing portal.
Mar 26 2020 1:18PM

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