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.

Govt awards first grants for alternative voice services trial

Govt awards first grants for alternative voice services trial

NBN Co, Concerotel and Zetifi named as recipients.
Jan 22 2021 11:29AM
NBN Co runs fixed wireless tower on diesel generator for over two years

NBN Co runs fixed wireless tower on diesel generator for over two years

Finally in line to get mains power.
Jan 22 2021 6:55AM
Defence delays Global Switch data centre exit by up to five years

Defence delays Global Switch data centre exit by up to five years

Reneges on planned 2020 departure pledge.
Jan 22 2021 6:55AM
DXC to deliver Australia's new job seeker platform

DXC to deliver Australia's new job seeker platform

'Digital First' to be Microsoft Dynamics-based.
Jan 21 2021 12:28PM
NSW govt tenders for first regional gigbit fibre network

NSW govt tenders for first regional gigbit fibre network

As part of its regional digital connectivity program.
Jan 20 2021 12:29PM
Australian Digital Health Agency appoints new CTO

Australian Digital Health Agency appoints new CTO

Ex-Queensland Health CIO named.
Jan 20 2021 10:18AM
SA govt names first IT suppliers on new $300m hosting services panel

SA govt names first IT suppliers on new $300m hosting services panel

Managed platform service panel now up and running.
Jan 19 2021 12:55PM
Defence switches on initial SAP ERP system capability

Defence switches on initial SAP ERP system capability

For financial reporting.
Jan 19 2021 6:59AM
ASIC swaps Global Switch for Canberra Data Centres

ASIC swaps Global Switch for Canberra Data Centres

Secondary data centre to move after $4.2m deal.
Jan 15 2021 7:00AM
WA Health names new CIO

WA Health names new CIO

Finds new tech chief from Lotterywest.
Jan 14 2021 4:30PM
NBN Co cuts average number of users per wireless cell to 19

NBN Co cuts average number of users per wireless cell to 19

Down from a peak of up to 60.
Jan 13 2021 4:31PM
NT govt picks IT partners for $64m child protection system overhaul

NT govt picks IT partners for $64m child protection system overhaul

'Care' system to provide holistic view.
Jan 13 2021 11:43AM
Almost 100 Qld govt IT projects in limbo after six-month freeze

Almost 100 Qld govt IT projects in limbo after six-month freeze

Savings drive finds $92m, but it's not yet money in the bank.
Jan 13 2021 7:14AM
Illegal marketplace "DarkMarket" taken offline

Illegal marketplace "DarkMarket" taken offline

Australian citizen alleged to be the operator arrested.
Jan 13 2021 7:07AM
Ensure your e-signatures are legally binding

Ensure your e-signatures are legally binding

Australian e-signature rules have changed. Download this quick Adobe guide to key rules and dates in different states and territories.
Jan 12 2021 6:39PM
Centrelink IT overhaul spend hits $1 billion as WPIT enters final leg

Centrelink IT overhaul spend hits $1 billion as WPIT enters final leg

Seven-year project has saved $278 million so far.
Jan 12 2021 6:58AM
ADHA sees 'inconsequential' My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust

ADHA sees 'inconsequential' My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust

Calls for lesser need to disclose.
Jan 8 2021 7:08AM
Mercedes-Benz Australia CIO exits

Mercedes-Benz Australia CIO exits

After almost six-and-a-half years.
Jan 7 2021 7:12AM
NBN enterprise cross-subsidy probe set for 'early 2021'

NBN enterprise cross-subsidy probe set for 'early 2021'

ACCC to examine costs in a separate inquiry.
Dec 24 2020 10:19AM
NBN Co shows up to 238,000 premises unable to get 25Mbps speeds

NBN Co shows up to 238,000 premises unable to get 25Mbps speeds

Says numbers are becoming consistent.
Dec 23 2020 11:57AM

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