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.

WA's pathology provider needled for system delays, budget blowouts

WA's pathology provider needled for system delays, budget blowouts

Behind schedule and risking legacy system outages.
Jun 20 2019 6:50AM
NBN Co launches new wholesale price review

NBN Co launches new wholesale price review

Asks over 50 retail service providers to participate.
Jun 20 2019 6:45AM
NBN Co wants to create a cut-price 100Mbps product

NBN Co wants to create a cut-price 100Mbps product

While providing performance boost to existing 100Mbps users.
Jun 20 2019 12:01AM
NBN Co backs down on 12Mbps price crunch

NBN Co backs down on 12Mbps price crunch

Will now keep current discounts until mid-2020.
Jun 20 2019 12:01AM
Rachel Noble named Australia's new cyber centre lead

Rachel Noble named Australia's new cyber centre lead

Replaces Alastair MacGibbon.
Jun 19 2019 1:38PM
SA govt moves to replace $268m IT support deal

SA govt moves to replace $268m IT support deal

Probes market trends ahead of contract expiry.
Jun 19 2019 12:30PM
NBN Co prepares for NPIS transformation

NBN Co prepares for NPIS transformation

Aims to simplify the way RSPs interact with its wholesale systems.
Jun 19 2019 7:12AM
SA budget funds govt-wide security analytics unit

SA budget funds govt-wide security analytics unit

Central capability will monitor cyber threats.
Jun 18 2019 5:46PM
NSW digital driver's licences coming in August

NSW digital driver's licences coming in August

Budget 2019: Statewide rollout weeks away.
Jun 18 2019 12:34PM
NSW creates $100m digital govt 'restart' fund

NSW creates $100m digital govt 'restart' fund

Budget 2019: Common, agile projects in sight.
Jun 18 2019 12:04PM
Fed's digital ID system quietly hits the App Store

Fed's digital ID system quietly hits the App Store

myGovID enters public beta.
Jun 18 2019 6:36AM
Home Affairs to consolidate comms platforms

Home Affairs to consolidate comms platforms

Calls for single UC solution.
Jun 17 2019 11:50AM
NBN scam losses sky rocket over last year

NBN scam losses sky rocket over last year

Elderly targeted.
Jun 17 2019 10:19AM
Qld IT minister blasts budget blowout claims

Qld IT minister blasts budget blowout claims

An exercise in “misleading and creative number-crunching”.
Jun 14 2019 4:43PM
Victoria Police complete massive Apple mobile rollout early

Victoria Police complete massive Apple mobile rollout early

9000-plus iPhones, iPads now deployed.
Jun 14 2019 12:19PM
Vic parliament facing 5000 cyber threat events daily

Vic parliament facing 5000 cyber threat events daily

Peaked at 10 million threat events last year.
Jun 13 2019 1:45PM
Qld opposition claims govt IT blowouts nearing $450m

Qld opposition claims govt IT blowouts nearing $450m

Wants CIOs charged with investigating overspend.
Jun 13 2019 7:15AM
NSW Police core systems director departs with immediate effect

NSW Police core systems director departs with immediate effect

Exclusive: As COPS overhaul reaches pointy end.
Jun 12 2019 1:10PM
Victorians flock to Google Pay myki alternative

Victorians flock to Google Pay myki alternative

Almost 100,000 users in 11 weeks.
Jun 12 2019 11:23AM
Qld govt cashes up its internet backhaul play FibreCo

Qld govt cashes up its internet backhaul play FibreCo

Aims to improve regional NBN connectivity.
Jun 12 2019 6:30AM

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