Extraordinary drought, fires, flooding and the ongoing pandemic are forcing governments to rewrite the rulebook for emergency services agencies across Australia.
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Police forces around Australia have been some of the slowest government agencies to pursue fundamental digital transformation. As some of the oldest service delivery agencies with high, challenging work-loads,
The Department of Defence’s Science and Technology (DST) branch is looking to strengthen the Australian defence sector’s integrated ICT capabilities over the next ten years,
Of all the 2019 public sector digital transformation trends, none were more profound than the pivot towards greater collaboration and coordination between governments.
COVID-19 is creating unprecedented social and economic disruption and generating anxiety for many about their future job and income security. It is also giving rise to questions about the likely impacts on government use and purchase of technology.
Historically, a significant number of issues which negatively impact citizens result in new ICT requirements emerging. Australia’s recent quadruple crises of drought, fires, floods and pandemic will create significant demand for new technology solutions.
The speedy development of a national contact tracing app, modelled on Singapore’s TraceTogether, is indicative of the pace of the Federal Government’s digital response to COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic is amplifying the cyber security threat to government agencies as many are facing extraordinary pressure to deliver critical services.
COVID-19 has already begun to impact heavily on large planned government initiatives, with the proposed Global Digital Platform visa processing privatisation being scrapped, and the new
As COVID-19 rapidly reshapes the world, new functionality is quickly being established by the Federal Government to ensure consistent communication and coordination of efforts across agencies and jurisdictions, and with private and non-government organisations.