immigration

Home Affairs slows 'pace' on passenger declarations, visas platform

Home Affairs slows 'pace' on passenger declarations, visas platform

Takes greater care to bake in health data capabilities.
May 26 2021 1:12PM
Home Affairs to keep its IBM mainframe for another four years

Home Affairs to keep its IBM mainframe for another four years

Extends deal for $235 million.
May 7 2021 7:00AM
Home Affairs' outsourcing of IT support targeted in unfair dismissal case

Home Affairs' outsourcing of IT support targeted in unfair dismissal case

Staff provide firsthand accounts as 'balance of work' changed.
Apr 12 2021 6:55AM
Home Affairs wants one portable biometric scanner to rule them all

Home Affairs wants one portable biometric scanner to rule them all

Looks to replace existing devices for collection, verification.
Feb 22 2021 11:59AM
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
Home Affairs moves fast on platform build for passenger declarations, visas

Home Affairs moves fast on platform build for passenger declarations, visas

Opens bids for permissions capability.
Oct 26 2020 5:22PM
Govt once again tries to ditch the incoming passenger card

Govt once again tries to ditch the incoming passenger card

And overhaul visa applications.
Oct 19 2020 1:01PM
Australia's global tech talent visa attracts 4109 migrants in first year

Australia's global tech talent visa attracts 4109 migrants in first year

Offer of permanent residency comes through after slow start.
Sep 16 2020 12:29PM
Home Affairs switches on Australia's new biometrics travel platform

Home Affairs switches on Australia's new biometrics travel platform

Unisys checking system goes live.
Jun 4 2020 11:04AM
Home Affairs spent $92 million on failed visa platform outsourcing

Home Affairs spent $92 million on failed visa platform outsourcing

Boston Consulting Group pocketed almost half.
May 19 2020 5:54PM
Tech migrants shun Australia's new fast-track permanent residency visa

Tech migrants shun Australia's new fast-track permanent residency visa

Early results show limited interest, but there's hope on the horizon.
May 18 2020 12:42AM
Govt dumps billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Govt dumps billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Takes new policy approach under the cover of COVID-19.
Mar 20 2020 6:29PM
Home Affairs plots IBM mainframe overhaul

Home Affairs plots IBM mainframe overhaul

To address workforce risks, changing delivery methods.
Mar 2 2020 1:50PM
Govt urged to scrap billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Govt urged to scrap billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Senate committee wants IT build pulled in-house.
Feb 28 2020 1:24PM
Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Rollout now planned from 2021.
Dec 20 2019 7:05AM
Australia to 'fast-track' permanent residency for highly-skilled tech migrants

Australia to 'fast-track' permanent residency for highly-skilled tech migrants

Seven "future-focused fields" targeted under new visa scheme.
Nov 4 2019 6:14PM
Home Affairs takes $80m hit on visa platform outsourcing

Home Affairs takes $80m hit on visa platform outsourcing

Spends big on design, procurement.
Nov 4 2019 12:45PM
ACCC urged to probe $1bn visa platform outsourcing deal

ACCC urged to probe $1bn visa platform outsourcing deal

Weeks out from contract being awarded.
Oct 10 2019 5:38PM
Border Force deploy iPhones for roving airport biometric checks

Border Force deploy iPhones for roving airport biometric checks

Confirms identity in less than 60 seconds.
Oct 1 2019 6:55AM
Home Affairs $1bn visa platform outsourcing riddled with IT risks

Home Affairs $1bn visa platform outsourcing riddled with IT risks

Former visa system chief warns.
Sep 26 2019 7:00AM

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