Coronavirus

HealthEngine paid $3.8m for vaccine booking system

HealthEngine paid $3.8m for vaccine booking system

Year-long contract gives GP clinics access.
Apr 9 2021 1:37PM
COVIDSafe app costing $100,000 a month to run

COVIDSafe app costing $100,000 a month to run

DTA says it is now in a 'BAU' phase.
Mar 26 2021 11:28AM
Qantas begins trialling vaccine passport app

Qantas begins trialling vaccine passport app

Starts with international repatriation flights.
Mar 12 2021 3:22PM
HealthEngine to build Australia's vaccine booking platform

HealthEngine to build Australia's vaccine booking platform

Expected to be live within weeks.
Mar 8 2021 4:41PM
Moderna, IBM team up on Covid vaccine distribution data

Moderna, IBM team up on Covid vaccine distribution data

To address potential supply chain disruptions.
Mar 5 2021 1:23PM
Qld finally releases QR code check-in app

Qld finally releases QR code check-in app

Modelled on the ACT’s system.
Mar 1 2021 12:30PM
Victoria to trial roving robots in quarantine hotels

Victoria to trial roving robots in quarantine hotels

For CCTV surveillance.
Feb 25 2021 12:29PM
Air New Zealand to trial digital health pass app on Sydney-Auckland route

Air New Zealand to trial digital health pass app on Sydney-Auckland route

App to verify Covid vaccination, testing status.
Feb 22 2021 4:12PM
Victoria taps Microsoft for vaccine distribution platform

Victoria taps Microsoft for vaccine distribution platform

Enters $6m contract.
Feb 19 2021 9:37AM
Victoria launches real-time crowding tool for trains

Victoria launches real-time crowding tool for trains

But data currently unavailable for third-party apps.
Feb 1 2021 5:58PM
Amazon offers to help US with Covid vaccine efforts

Amazon offers to help US with Covid vaccine efforts

Pens letter to Biden.
Jan 22 2021 6:50AM
Japan eyes use of robots to boost Covid-19 testing

Japan eyes use of robots to boost Covid-19 testing

Uses robotic arm to take sample from a person's nose.
Jan 20 2021 12:05PM
Covid vaccine is bonanza for digital supply chain tracking industry

Covid vaccine is bonanza for digital supply chain tracking industry

Sensors, tags crucial for cold chain monitoring.
Dec 18 2020 6:50AM
Govt pours millions into Covid vaccine tracking systems

Govt pours millions into Covid vaccine tracking systems

Plus all the other tech in MYEFO 2020.
Dec 17 2020 3:29PM
DTA updates COVIDSafe Bluetooth protocol to fix iOS performance

DTA updates COVIDSafe Bluetooth protocol to fix iOS performance

Govt claims 'near 100 percent' encounter logging on the way.
Nov 30 2020 1:09PM
NSW pushes its QR code app ahead of digital contact tracing mandate

NSW pushes its QR code app ahead of digital contact tracing mandate

Businesses 'strongly encouraged' to adopt before November 23.
Nov 11 2020 4:21PM
Youi Insurance automates Covid response

Youi Insurance automates Covid response

Allocating resources and redesigning office space.
Oct 30 2020 12:56PM
How the RBA's core banking overhaul helped Australia's pandemic response

How the RBA's core banking overhaul helped Australia's pandemic response

Accelerated government payments to citizens.
Oct 29 2020 6:50AM
NBN Co teams up with CSIRO to probe nation's digital needs

NBN Co teams up with CSIRO to probe nation's digital needs

Collaborating on national research projects.
Oct 13 2020 11:57AM
Victoria trials real-time occupancy data on public transport

Victoria trials real-time occupancy data on public transport

Sensors to feed commuters crowding estimates for physical distancing.
Oct 7 2020 12:07PM

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