Justin Hendry

Justin Hendry is a Sydney-based journalist and the deputy editor of iTnews. He covers all things government IT. Before joining iTnews in 2017, Hendry worked as a journalist at public sector research house Intermedium. He is a graduate of Macquarie University in Sydney.

Recent articles by Justin Hendry

ANU searches for first CIO in five years

ANU searches for first CIO in five years

Moves to replace interim tech chief of 15 months.
Jan 25 2021 12:05PM
Google threatens to withdraw search engine in Australia

Google threatens to withdraw search engine in Australia

Cites “unworkable” news media bargaining code.
Jan 22 2021 12:21PM
Defence delays Global Switch data centre exit by up to five years

Defence delays Global Switch data centre exit by up to five years

Reneges on planned 2020 departure pledge.
Jan 22 2021 6:55AM
DXC to deliver Australia's new job seeker platform

DXC to deliver Australia's new job seeker platform

'Digital First' to be Microsoft Dynamics-based.
Jan 21 2021 12:28PM
Govt expands global tech talent visa program after tripling intake

Govt expands global tech talent visa program after tripling intake

Adds education, tourism and “circular economy” as new sectors.
Jan 20 2021 12:39PM
NSW govt tenders for first regional gigbit fibre network

NSW govt tenders for first regional gigbit fibre network

As part of its regional digital connectivity program.
Jan 20 2021 12:29PM
Australian Digital Health Agency appoints new CTO

Australian Digital Health Agency appoints new CTO

Ex-Queensland Health CIO named.
Jan 20 2021 10:18AM
Kmart Australia appoints ex-Flybuys CTO as CIO

Kmart Australia appoints ex-Flybuys CTO as CIO

Replaces former CTO Michael Fagan.
Jan 19 2021 1:02PM
SA govt names first IT suppliers on new $300m hosting services panel

SA govt names first IT suppliers on new $300m hosting services panel

Managed platform service panel now up and running.
Jan 19 2021 12:55PM
Defence switches on initial SAP ERP system capability

Defence switches on initial SAP ERP system capability

For financial reporting.
Jan 19 2021 6:59AM
UNSW restarts search for new CISO

UNSW restarts search for new CISO

Following retirement of former IT security chief.
Jan 19 2021 6:56AM
ASIC swaps Global Switch for Canberra Data Centres

ASIC swaps Global Switch for Canberra Data Centres

Secondary data centre to move after $4.2m deal.
Jan 15 2021 7:00AM
WA Health names new CIO

WA Health names new CIO

Finds new tech chief from Lotterywest.
Jan 14 2021 4:30PM
NT govt picks IT partners for $64m child protection system overhaul

NT govt picks IT partners for $64m child protection system overhaul

'Care' system to provide holistic view.
Jan 13 2021 11:43AM
Almost 100 Qld govt IT projects in limbo after six-month freeze

Almost 100 Qld govt IT projects in limbo after six-month freeze

Savings drive finds $92m, but it's not yet money in the bank.
Jan 13 2021 7:14AM
Centrelink IT overhaul spend hits $1 billion as WPIT enters final leg

Centrelink IT overhaul spend hits $1 billion as WPIT enters final leg

Seven-year project has saved $278 million so far.
Jan 12 2021 6:58AM
SA govt to exit hosting services business

SA govt to exit hosting services business

As part of new IT strategy.
Dec 22 2020 2:36PM
Digital Opal card sign-ups suspended after 10,000 user target reached

Digital Opal card sign-ups suspended after 10,000 user target reached

TfNSW sets its sights on new target for Google Pay trial.
Dec 22 2020 6:57AM
APRA restarts data platform overhaul after nine-month pause

APRA restarts data platform overhaul after nine-month pause

Go-live pushed back to September 2021.
Dec 21 2020 3:28PM
Service NSW told to urgently improve data handling after cyber attack

Service NSW told to urgently improve data handling after cyber attack

Audit finds problems by the bucket load.
Dec 18 2020 5:51PM

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