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City of Gold Coast lands ACT gov digital exec as CIO

City of Gold Coast lands ACT gov digital exec as CIO

Canberra stalwart has a seachange.
Jul 7 2022 6:40AM
Adelaide council rules out facial recognition on city CCTV network

Adelaide council rules out facial recognition on city CCTV network

Software, hardware to enable functionality was never bought.
Jun 22 2022 12:50PM
SA Police ignores Adelaide council plea for facial recognition ban on CCTV

SA Police ignores Adelaide council plea for facial recognition ban on CCTV

No formal assurance months after request.
Jun 20 2022 12:35PM
City of Unley wins local gov award for digital twin

City of Unley wins local gov award for digital twin

Benchmark Awards 2022: Maps tree canopy coverage change over time.
Jun 16 2022 6:59AM
Service Victoria building reusable digital tool for local gov

Service Victoria building reusable digital tool for local gov

'Council in a Box' to bring together common functions.
Jun 3 2022 6:54AM
"We're seeing some good policy put in place, but that's the exception"

"We're seeing some good policy put in place, but that's the exception"

Australia's infrastructure sector is being encouraged to go ‘digital by default approach’. Now attention must turn to the policy settings and capabilities needed, says Adam Beck.
May 27 2022 12:41PM
Meet the local government finalists in the 2022 iTnews Benchmark Awards

Meet the local government finalists in the 2022 iTnews Benchmark Awards

A cross-border sensor network, tree canopy digital twin and statewide website replacement project.
Mar 29 2022 11:55AM
Redlands City Council CIO steps down

Redlands City Council CIO steps down

Search underway for replacement.
Feb 22 2022 6:50AM
Hume City Council searches for its first ever CIO

Hume City Council searches for its first ever CIO

Adopts a more digitally-focused outlook.
Feb 15 2022 6:59AM
Brimbank City Council starts connecting garbage trucks to 5G

Brimbank City Council starts connecting garbage trucks to 5G

Goes IoT for asset management.
Feb 7 2022 12:20PM
City of Melbourne loses long-time digital chief

City of Melbourne loses long-time digital chief

After six years at the council.
Jan 21 2022 7:00AM
WA councils fail to detect simulated cyber attack in audit

WA councils fail to detect simulated cyber attack in audit

Only three out of 15 entities did so in a "timely manner".
Nov 25 2021 12:39PM
NSW govt looks to extend DMARC to all councils

NSW govt looks to extend DMARC to all councils

Following unfavourable cyber security audits.
Oct 6 2021 7:07AM
Cyber security incidents now having 'substantial' impact more often: ACSC

Cyber security incidents now having 'substantial' impact more often: ACSC

2021 threat report finds nature of incidents worsening.
Sep 15 2021 11:37AM
City of Stonnington starts bringing core systems and services back online

City of Stonnington starts bringing core systems and services back online

Following an 'attempted' cyber attack last month.
Sep 7 2021 6:13PM
Melbourne's Stonnington council hit by suspected cyber attack

Melbourne's Stonnington council hit by suspected cyber attack

Forced to shut down systems after 'infiltration'.
Aug 31 2021 6:44PM
Melton City Council contractor handed own company over $1m of IT work

Melton City Council contractor handed own company over $1m of IT work

Faked competitive quotes in 'childlike' sham.
Jun 9 2021 1:00PM
Dozens of NSW councils still without basic cyber security controls, audit finds

Dozens of NSW councils still without basic cyber security controls, audit finds

As work to develop a cyber policy for local government continues.
May 28 2021 12:35PM
Aussie govts urged to adopt global cyber security standards for cloud

Aussie govts urged to adopt global cyber security standards for cloud

And treat companies that meet standards more favourably.
Jan 29 2021 7:00AM
Meet the local government finalists in the 2021 iTnews Benchmark Awards

Meet the local government finalists in the 2021 iTnews Benchmark Awards

Building data exchanges and using IT to monitor water and public spaces.
Jan 29 2021 6:55AM

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