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Transport for NSW's Opal Connect named Australia's top IT project

Transport for NSW's Opal Connect named Australia's top IT project

Ticketing and payments platform takes out the gold Benchmark.
Mar 6 2020 6:30AM
Transport for NSW scores mass-market award for Opal Connect

Transport for NSW scores mass-market award for Opal Connect

For connecting public transport payments.
Mar 6 2020 6:30AM
Forgetting your ticket becomes the new normal for public transport payments in NSW

Forgetting your ticket becomes the new normal for public transport payments in NSW

Benchmark Awards 2020 finalist.
Feb 28 2020 7:02AM
Transport for NSW pins digital ambitions on Opal Connect

Transport for NSW pins digital ambitions on Opal Connect

Benchmark Awards 2020 finalist.
Feb 19 2020 6:55AM
NSW to trial digital Opal card next year

NSW to trial digital Opal card next year

Takes next step toward Netflix model for transport.
Dec 20 2019 11:43AM
Eftpos Opal taps finally on the cards

Eftpos Opal taps finally on the cards

Transport for NSW makes late-running decision to include domestic payments scheme.
Dec 11 2019 1:26PM
NSW govt still losing millions from Opal card loophole

NSW govt still losing millions from Opal card loophole

Negative balances cost $2.9m last year.
Nov 28 2019 4:54PM
CBA now paying some customers to use Apple Pay

CBA now paying some customers to use Apple Pay

As rivals spruik cashback for transit taps.
Nov 22 2019 7:00AM
Netflix model for NSW transport nears with new Opal digital account

Netflix model for NSW transport nears with new Opal digital account

Platform becomes one-stop shop for transport transactions.
Oct 23 2019 11:25AM
NSW completes contactless payments rollout across Opal network

NSW completes contactless payments rollout across Opal network

Smartphone, card payments come to final bus route.
Sep 23 2019 11:32AM
Opal travel discounts extended to credit cards

Opal travel discounts extended to credit cards

Buses to accept scheme payments.
Jul 29 2019 10:24AM
NSW using AWS to predict public transport delays

NSW using AWS to predict public transport delays

Pulls weather, event and Opal data to plan.
Jul 15 2019 7:30AM
NSW looks to facial recognition as Opal card alternative

NSW looks to facial recognition as Opal card alternative

Proposes “frictionless transport payments”.
Jul 10 2019 4:59PM
Opal card integration with Apple Pay, Google Pay? Dominello dares to dream

Opal card integration with Apple Pay, Google Pay? Dominello dares to dream

NSW Transport focuses on contactless payments rollout.
Jun 11 2019 7:15AM
Opal card loophole cost NSW $3.8m last year

Opal card loophole cost NSW $3.8m last year

Cost of junked cards climbs $1.2m.
Nov 29 2018 7:00AM
NSW transit officers can't check credit card tap-ons

NSW transit officers can't check credit card tap-ons

No easy fix for contactless payment trial.
Sep 17 2018 6:24AM
First on-demand operator taps into Opal

First on-demand operator taps into Opal

OpalPay moves beyond ferries.
Jun 29 2018 11:44AM
NSW Transport loses legal battle over Opal tracking

NSW Transport loses legal battle over Opal tracking

Local resident wins privacy fight.
Mar 13 2018 9:00AM
NSW govt opens Opal up to private operators

NSW govt opens Opal up to private operators

Provides API access.
Dec 20 2017 11:23AM
NSW lost $2.6m from discarded Opal cards

NSW lost $2.6m from discarded Opal cards

People ditch cards with negative balances.
Dec 15 2017 9:51AM

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