Addressing Australia’s digital divide has been a long-standing policy goal, however the potential for the COVID-19 pandemic to aggravate existing social fault lines and leave disadvantaged populations behind in the swift shift to digital is forcing some governments to consider it as a top priority.
Digitally savvy governments around the world are now leveraging their recent efforts to transform their public sectors, in the form of massive stimulus measures aimed at adopting emerging technologies.
As Eastern states still battle to stamp out coronavirus outbreaks, Western Australians have been free to dance in nightclubs since the rollback of restrictions to Phase 4 on 27 June.
The expiration date on the ASD’s Certified Cloud Services List (CCSL) has been extended to 27 July 2020 from
On 7 July, Minister for Government Services Stuart Robert gave a speech to the National Press Club to report on the recent experiences and future plans of the Federal Government’s digital transformation journey.
Treasurers across all Australian jurisdictions face collapsing revenue bases due to COVID-19, and the dour inevitability of budget deficits for the better part of the next decade.
Tasmania’s digital transformation is now much better placed to catch up with other Australian jurisdictions, having released its first-ever digital strategy.
With an inevitable recession depressing revenue for governments around Australia, ICT spending for the foreseeable future can be expected in most cases to be significantly
Government adoption of emerging technologies is set to supercharge the uptake of data analytics, hosting and management and create even greater requirements for cyber security.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced today that Australian governments and businesses have been targeted by a massive “sophisticated state-based” cyber attack campaign affecting education, health, essential services and critical infrastructure sectors