Spotlight on Federal Government Spotlight on Federal Government

Governments everywhere have come to realise that digital service delivery can be both more effective and less costly.

Which is why Australia’s Federal government established the Digital Transformation Agency to pave the way for an aggressive push into digital services.

iTnews has chronicled the resulting stream of new initiatives that change the way citizens and businesses work with government.

For this year’s benchmark we received entries from federal agencies detailing such efforts and showcasing how Canberra is not just talking technology, but using it to deliver outcomes that matter for Australians.

ACT begins search for $70m digital health records platform

ACT begins search for $70m digital health records platform

Gets ready to junk legacy systems.
Aug 23 2019 1:53PM
Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Home Affairs moves to remediate old stock amid replacement project.
Aug 23 2019 7:02AM
Huawei Australia says over half of jobs at threat due to 5G ban

Huawei Australia says over half of jobs at threat due to 5G ban

Already sheds 100 roles.
Aug 22 2019 7:28PM
Vocus sees opportunity to snare big business deals with NBN Co

Vocus sees opportunity to snare big business deals with NBN Co

And to lure accounts away from Telstra.
Aug 22 2019 12:01PM
Australia Post starts rebuilding its core on AWS

Australia Post starts rebuilding its core on AWS

Cloud shift moves up a gear.
Aug 22 2019 7:05AM
Pega CEO Alan Trefler back in Australia for talks with NAB

Pega CEO Alan Trefler back in Australia for talks with NAB

Presents roadmap to NAB and other customers.
Aug 21 2019 3:00PM
How the ADHA is working to keep Australia's clinical systems talking

How the ADHA is working to keep Australia's clinical systems talking

Redevelops national terminology service.
Aug 21 2019 7:18AM
Australia Post points Digital ID at job applicant checks

Australia Post points Digital ID at job applicant checks

Launches all-in-one online platform to verify police, Visa records.
Aug 19 2019 2:38PM
NBN Co's FTTC and HFC build costs rise again

NBN Co's FTTC and HFC build costs rise again

Civil works blamed.
Aug 19 2019 1:40PM
Private number paranoia drives Qld Police to SMS

Private number paranoia drives Qld Police to SMS

Do U know who this is? Cops to txt members of public involved in investigations.
Aug 19 2019 6:55AM
NSW preps next digital govt strategy

NSW preps next digital govt strategy

Expected "very soon".
Aug 16 2019 12:56PM
Defence suffers major 'disruptions' to secure IT network

Defence suffers major 'disruptions' to secure IT network

Email, document management affected.
Aug 15 2019 4:23PM
NBN Co says it is unlikely to scrap CVC charges

NBN Co says it is unlikely to scrap CVC charges

Favours boost to bundles, but its idea of “significant” may differ from yours.
Aug 15 2019 1:15PM
Optus shifts 100k premises out of NBN 12Mbps in three months

Optus shifts 100k premises out of NBN 12Mbps in three months

Equivalent to 65 percent of its base in entry-level tier.
Aug 15 2019 12:33PM
Botched myki data release breached privacy laws

Botched myki data release breached privacy laws

Semi-redacted data from 15 million cards published online.
Aug 15 2019 12:18PM
Andy Penn argues Telstra is actually making the NBN cheaper

Andy Penn argues Telstra is actually making the NBN cheaper

At the expense of its own profitability.
Aug 15 2019 9:27AM
NBN Co's revenue per user creeps up to $46 a month

NBN Co's revenue per user creeps up to $46 a month

Sees $2 uplift in space of a year.
Aug 15 2019 7:23AM
WaterNSW consolidates corporate systems into Azure, Dynamics

WaterNSW consolidates corporate systems into Azure, Dynamics

Goes all-in with Microsoft.
Aug 14 2019 5:57PM
Fed's digital ID system coming to myGov "this year". Financial year.

Fed's digital ID system coming to myGov "this year". Financial year.

DTA to begin myGovID portal integration.
Aug 14 2019 1:22PM
NSW govt places IT obligations on new agency funding

NSW govt places IT obligations on new agency funding

Digital, data considerations baked into budget process.
Aug 14 2019 6:55AM

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