Matt Johnston

Matt Johnston is a recent journalism graduate from the University of Newcastle.

With experience as a journalist for Newcastle’s 2NURFM News, and an ABC Heywire award for non-fiction storytelling under his belt, Matt has relocated to Sydney to learn the ropes of technology journalism at iTnews.

Recent articles by Matt Johnston

Local government finalists for Benchmark Awards 2020 announced

Local government finalists for Benchmark Awards 2020 announced

Excellence in technology from councils and cities celebrated.
Jan 20 2020 1:01PM
Benchmark Awards Sustainability finalists for 2020

Benchmark Awards Sustainability finalists for 2020

Tapping drones, big data and AI to drive efficiency.
Jan 17 2020 1:21PM
Healthcare finalists for the iTnews Benchmark Awards 2020 revealed

Healthcare finalists for the iTnews Benchmark Awards 2020 revealed

Telehealth, voice controls and an always-on health coach.
Jan 15 2020 1:45PM
The CIO moves that made headlines in 2019

The CIO moves that made headlines in 2019

A look back at the tech chiefs who started new jobs or left old ones in 2019.
Jan 13 2020 12:59PM
MLC Wealth names new tech chief

MLC Wealth names new tech chief

Part of executive shakeup.
Jan 10 2020 10:42AM
Thales to deliver Queensland's digital driver's licence

Thales to deliver Queensland's digital driver's licence

Fraser Coast trial now planned for early 2020.
Jan 8 2020 12:36PM
ACCC pushes back consumer data right timeline

ACCC pushes back consumer data right timeline

More privacy, security testing needed.
Dec 20 2019 10:14AM
Australian Antarctic Division begins hunt for new IT staff

Australian Antarctic Division begins hunt for new IT staff

It's one way to beat the summer heat.
Dec 20 2019 7:05AM
HammondCare taps Optus to enable remote care overhaul

HammondCare taps Optus to enable remote care overhaul

Telephony upgrade for aged care workers.
Dec 19 2019 6:56AM
Super fund Rest hires ex-Vocus, Melbourne IT CTO

Super fund Rest hires ex-Vocus, Melbourne IT CTO

As it begins cloud push.
Dec 16 2019 1:05PM
Digital rehab proves promising for stroke recovery

Digital rehab proves promising for stroke recovery

Prince of Wales Hospital trials touchscreen therapy.
Dec 16 2019 6:59AM
Energy Queensland to reinstate CIO position

Energy Queensland to reinstate CIO position

Seeks new tech chief as digital revamp continues.
Dec 16 2019 6:58AM
ABS to weigh in on safe data access

ABS to weigh in on safe data access

Research paper slated for release early next year.
Dec 13 2019 11:24AM
Bendigo Bank's e-banking service goes down

Bendigo Bank's e-banking service goes down

Pre-Christmas outage hits.
Dec 12 2019 9:42PM
Ex-Woolies CIO lands as tech chief at Fletcher Building

Ex-Woolies CIO lands as tech chief at Fletcher Building

Second CIO appointment in six months.
Dec 11 2019 12:51PM
John Holland names new CIO

John Holland names new CIO

Former Multiplex CIO joins from Dubai.
Dec 10 2019 4:57PM
Dan Murphy's looks to Netflix, Spotify for algorithm advice

Dan Murphy's looks to Netflix, Spotify for algorithm advice

Launches new Discovery Engine.
Dec 9 2019 1:52PM
Macquarie Uni races tech giants to build AI medical scribe

Macquarie Uni races tech giants to build AI medical scribe

Calls for data to beat out Google, Microsoft.
Dec 9 2019 1:40PM
Nib builds $20m specialist health data science play

Nib builds $20m specialist health data science play

'Antithesis' to current one-size-fits-all care.
Dec 6 2019 11:45AM
Vodafone creates new lead role for major incidents

Vodafone creates new lead role for major incidents

Hunts for chief f*ck up officer as regulatory heat increases.
Dec 4 2019 12:51PM

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