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 told to rewrite facial recognition bills

Govt told to rewrite facial recognition bills

Lacking detail and privacy protections.
Oct 24 2019 1:17PM
NSW Health bolts cloud telephony onto ServiceNow transformation

NSW Health bolts cloud telephony onto ServiceNow transformation

Deploys to service desk, shared services environments in eight weeks.
Oct 24 2019 1:07PM
Victoria govt owed hundreds of millions after latest issues with fines IT system

Victoria govt owed hundreds of millions after latest issues with fines IT system

Agency struggles to merge data.
Oct 23 2019 5:26PM
Defence CIO reveals himself as target of ERP nepotism claims

Defence CIO reveals himself as target of ERP nepotism claims

No-bid contract awarded to company son worked at.
Oct 23 2019 3:05PM
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
NBN Co now insists $200m not cut from wireless budget

NBN Co now insists $200m not cut from wireless budget

Reverses its own position.
Oct 23 2019 10:10AM
Parliament hack prompted mass govt cyber security uplift

Parliament hack prompted mass govt cyber security uplift

ASD steps in to uplift 25 agencies.
Oct 23 2019 6:55AM
Human Services takes aim at infosec compliance battle

Human Services takes aim at infosec compliance battle

More revisions means more risk decisions.
Oct 23 2019 6:55AM
NBN Co uses enterprise to finance more fibre for its network

NBN Co uses enterprise to finance more fibre for its network

Reframes contentious market entry as side-door to a 'social good'.
Oct 23 2019 6:23AM
Parliament hack report too torrid for public release

Parliament hack report too torrid for public release

As ASD labels attack "first national cyber crisis".
Oct 22 2019 12:00PM
Agencies flock to DTA notifications platform during trial

Agencies flock to DTA notifications platform during trial

Notify.gov.au messaging freebie popular.
Oct 22 2019 6:55AM
Home Affairs reveals core systems cloud push

Home Affairs reveals core systems cloud push

After three years laying the groundwork.
Oct 22 2019 6:55AM
DTA to replace govt-wide cloud services panel with marketplace

DTA to replace govt-wide cloud services panel with marketplace

Planned for July 2020.
Oct 21 2019 12:25PM
ABS prioritises client-systems in major IT upgrade as deadline looms

ABS prioritises client-systems in major IT upgrade as deadline looms

“More challenging than anticipated”.
Oct 21 2019 6:55AM
AUSTRAC searches for next IT chief

AUSTRAC searches for next IT chief

Tasked with future system design.
Oct 18 2019 12:47PM
Cutting iiNet staff helps keep TPG steady

Cutting iiNet staff helps keep TPG steady

NBN revenue boost revealed in annual report.
Oct 18 2019 12:19PM
NSW govt gets dedicated CIO for ERP reform

NSW govt gets dedicated CIO for ERP reform

NSW Justice CIO seconded.
Oct 18 2019 6:50AM
Senate pushes encryption fix for US CLOUD Act fracture

Senate pushes encryption fix for US CLOUD Act fracture

To ensure Australian access to US servers.
Oct 17 2019 6:10PM
Cenitex falling short of customer expectations

Cenitex falling short of customer expectations

Audit warns "significant" relevance challenges ahead.
Oct 17 2019 1:28PM
NBN Co downsizes wireless, satellite footprints by 130,000 'premises'

NBN Co downsizes wireless, satellite footprints by 130,000 'premises'

Because those 'premises' don’t actually exist.
Oct 17 2019 1:25PM

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