covidsafe

DTA sheds COVIDSafe app duties

DTA sheds COVIDSafe app duties

Health department to take over.
Sep 3 2021 7:00AM
Experts call for rethink of COVIDSafe app

Experts call for rethink of COVIDSafe app

Offer frank assessment in wake of govt report.
Aug 6 2021 7:00AM
Govt concedes COVIDSafe app 'rarely used' in overdue report

Govt concedes COVIDSafe app 'rarely used' in overdue report

Puts it down to low transmission rates and strong manual tracing.
Jul 30 2021 7:00AM
Govt forced to release overdue COVIDSafe report

Govt forced to release overdue COVIDSafe report

But redacts most of it.
Jul 23 2021 11:01AM
DTA refuses to release COVIDSafe cloud hosting bill

DTA refuses to release COVIDSafe cloud hosting bill

Along with architecture diagrams.
May 26 2021 4:48PM
DTA shaves $40,000 a month off its COVIDSafe cloud hosting bill

DTA shaves $40,000 a month off its COVIDSafe cloud hosting bill

'Tuning efforts applied' after sky-high costs criticised.
May 24 2021 6:26PM
Auditor weighs up review of govt's digital ID system, COVIDSafe app

Auditor weighs up review of govt's digital ID system, COVIDSafe app

Front of mind for ANAO.
Apr 16 2021 7:00AM
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
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
COVIDSafe data 'incidentally' collected by intelligence agencies in first six months

COVIDSafe data 'incidentally' collected by intelligence agencies in first six months

But not decrypted, access or used, IGIS says.
Nov 23 2020 5:45PM
After CovidSafe, QR codes spark privacy concerns

After CovidSafe, QR codes spark privacy concerns

"Solid gold for data aggregators."
Oct 30 2020 12:53PM
ANU finds health crisis improves trust in govt, business to handle data

ANU finds health crisis improves trust in govt, business to handle data

Telcos and banks see biggest lift.
Jul 30 2020 12:47PM
COVIDSafe app encounter logging bug uncovered on iOS

COVIDSafe app encounter logging bug uncovered on iOS

Devices unable to fetch temporary IDs when locked.
Jun 15 2020 3:57PM
DTA swamped with COVIDSafe app feedback in first month

DTA swamped with COVIDSafe app feedback in first month

Receives over 20,000 pieces of feedback from users and tech community.
Jun 12 2020 12:42PM
Europe pins hopes on smarter coronavirus contact tracing apps

Europe pins hopes on smarter coronavirus contact tracing apps

Countries look to adopt Google, Apple tech.
Jun 5 2020 12:48PM
DTA improves Bluetooth privacy on COVIDSafe

DTA improves Bluetooth privacy on COVIDSafe

But device names still visible.
May 27 2020 3:20PM
COVIDSafe privacy protections now locked in law

COVIDSafe privacy protections now locked in law

Contact tracing app bill passes with minor improvements.
May 14 2020 11:28AM
DTA chief defends AWS pick for COVIDSafe

DTA chief defends AWS pick for COVIDSafe

Reveals app cost $1.5m to build all up.
May 6 2020 10:50PM
DTA admits COVIDSafe performance "highly variable" on iOS

DTA admits COVIDSafe performance "highly variable" on iOS

But refutes some Bluetooth bugs witnessed.
May 6 2020 6:07PM
Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA's request

Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA's request

Workload saw IT agency farm out initial dev.
May 6 2020 1:17PM

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