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 data access should be gated, privacy assessment finds

Govt data access should be gated, privacy assessment finds

No access under planned data sharing laws without accreditation.
Apr 20 2021 3:04PM
Kmart Australia and NZ will put a robot called TORY into every store

Kmart Australia and NZ will put a robot called TORY into every store

Tracking apparel inventory to a 95 percent accuracy level.
Apr 20 2021 12:51PM
IBM scores second Defence ERP deal for $128 million

IBM scores second Defence ERP deal for $128 million

Project enters build phase.
Apr 20 2021 6:54AM
ATO to create single digital mailbox for businesses

ATO to create single digital mailbox for businesses

As part of $480m business registers overhaul.
Apr 19 2021 5:10PM
NSW govt to fast-track $5bn of data centre, e-commerce warehouse projects

NSW govt to fast-track $5bn of data centre, e-commerce warehouse projects

By speeding up planning approvals.
Apr 19 2021 12:50PM
Aussie Broadband looks for CVC upside from 'white label' customers

Aussie Broadband looks for CVC upside from 'white label' customers

Could reduce ongoing exposure to overage costs.
Apr 19 2021 6:51AM
DTA to move back to Prime Minister's department

DTA to move back to Prime Minister's department

But Stuart Robert to continue as minister in charge.
Apr 16 2021 7:20PM
Google misled Android users about location data collection

Google misled Android users about location data collection

Loses Federal Court case.
Apr 16 2021 1:00PM
Defence redesigns IT services mega panel, calls for new providers

Defence redesigns IT services mega panel, calls for new providers

Looks to add new blood.
Apr 16 2021 12:56PM
Auditor weighs up review of govt's digital ID system, COVIDSafe app

Auditor weighs up review of govt's digital ID system, COVIDSafe app

Front of mind for ANAO.
Apr 16 2021 7:00AM
Aussie Broadband says some customers are switching providers to get high-speed NBN discounts

Aussie Broadband says some customers are switching providers to get high-speed NBN discounts

Not otherwise available to existing customers.
Apr 15 2021 4:34PM
Vic govt names hospitals, health services to share in $30m IT funding

Vic govt names hospitals, health services to share in $30m IT funding

Details clinical technology refresh program.
Apr 15 2021 4:29PM
One in 10 APS senior execs now schooled in digital leadership

One in 10 APS senior execs now schooled in digital leadership

'Leading in the digital age' surpasses its target.
Apr 15 2021 12:01PM
NSW govt replaces Unisys IT services with blend of insourcing, outsourcing

NSW govt replaces Unisys IT services with blend of insourcing, outsourcing

GovConnect shared services transition nears completion.
Apr 15 2021 6:59AM
Govts to develop national data sharing agreement

Govts to develop national data sharing agreement

National leaders agree.
Apr 13 2021 1:21PM
Aussie Broadband to white label its services

Aussie Broadband to white label its services

Attracts an existing retailer with 25,000 customers.
Apr 13 2021 10:05AM
How NBN Co pieced its service assurance function back together

How NBN Co pieced its service assurance function back together

'Jigsaw' transformation delivers $100m in benefits.
Apr 13 2021 6:55AM
Transport for NSW looks to quantum future with Q-CTRL

Transport for NSW looks to quantum future with Q-CTRL

For network management and congestion problems.
Apr 12 2021 4:50PM
ATO loses its cyber security chief

ATO loses its cyber security chief

Heading back to the private sector.
Apr 12 2021 12:31PM
Home Affairs' outsourcing of IT support targeted in unfair dismissal case

Home Affairs' outsourcing of IT support targeted in unfair dismissal case

Staff provide firsthand accounts as 'balance of work' changed.
Apr 12 2021 6:55AM

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