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.

TPG 'contemplates' future of sub-$60 NBN plans

TPG 'contemplates' future of sub-$60 NBN plans

Major repercussions possible in price-sensitive market.
Dec 11 2019 11:46PM
Victoria Police completes body-worn camera rollout

Victoria Police completes body-worn camera rollout

More than 9000 devices now deployed.
Dec 11 2019 6:19PM
NBN Co challenges Australia's $60 broadband 'sweet spot'

NBN Co challenges Australia's $60 broadband 'sweet spot'

Claims "high-use end users" could fill up unlimited entry-level products.
Dec 11 2019 5:26PM
Vocus calls NBN Co's constant price discounts a "con"

Vocus calls NBN Co's constant price discounts a "con"

Dealing in "sugar hits" that wear off quickly.
Dec 11 2019 4:40PM
Three states complete national face matching database upload

Three states complete national face matching database upload

Driver's licence data from millions now in central system.
Dec 11 2019 1:25PM
Transport for NSW looks to commercialise SCATS traffic system

Transport for NSW looks to commercialise SCATS traffic system

Wants to future-proof state-owned platform.
Dec 11 2019 7:00AM
How NBN Co struck its bothersome business deals

How NBN Co struck its bothersome business deals

Exclusive: Two months after the ACCC's formal warning, what’s changed?
Dec 10 2019 6:50AM
Australian Digital Health Agency chief suddenly quits

Australian Digital Health Agency chief suddenly quits

After three years.
Dec 9 2019 3:17PM
Govts agree on national API standards

Govts agree on national API standards

To keep IT systems interoperable.
Dec 9 2019 1:47PM
Dominello plots NSW govt website chop to delete 'digital clutter'

Dominello plots NSW govt website chop to delete 'digital clutter'

Fewer, more consistent websites from next year.
Dec 9 2019 7:00AM
Medicare data matching laws waved through

Medicare data matching laws waved through

Despite privacy concerns.
Dec 6 2019 1:00PM
Inside Infosys' complex Centrelink payments calculator overhaul

Inside Infosys' complex Centrelink payments calculator overhaul

Project enters week three.
Dec 6 2019 6:50AM
TAFE NSW to cull 70 IT staff, contractors before Christmas

TAFE NSW to cull 70 IT staff, contractors before Christmas

As part of proposed restructure.
Dec 4 2019 5:02PM
ATO moves to break up $1bn Optus megadeal

ATO moves to break up $1bn Optus megadeal

Goes to market for six new network services bundles.
Dec 4 2019 12:11PM
Border Force IT outage knocks airport smartgates offline

Border Force IT outage knocks airport smartgates offline

'Intermittent' issues impacting only arriving passengers.
Dec 3 2019 1:44PM
Aussie Broadband pauses IPv6 trial due to Cisco bug

Aussie Broadband pauses IPv6 trial due to Cisco bug

Latest patch solved one problem but caused another.
Dec 2 2019 5:17PM
Federal IT funding shake-up floated by Services Australia minister

Federal IT funding shake-up floated by Services Australia minister

Current model "inhibiting" agile.
Dec 2 2019 1:40PM
Services Australia reveals cloud push for NDIS workloads

Services Australia reveals cloud push for NDIS workloads

Goes to market to augment SAP CRM.
Dec 2 2019 11:53AM
Optus cops $6.4m fine for dodgy NBN disconnection claims

Optus cops $6.4m fine for dodgy NBN disconnection claims

Second fine in two years.
Dec 2 2019 11:26AM
NBN Co shows its top user now hits 26TB a month

NBN Co shows its top user now hits 26TB a month

Manages to find another 2.5 - 3TB.
Dec 2 2019 10:17AM

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