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.
Tag: 2019-20 Australian Bushfire Season
Simplifying the user experience has long been at the core of the Federal Government’s digital transformation goals. This is underpinning the Digital Transformation Agency’s latest approach to market, looking to enhance and simplify the myGov platform.
Government responses to the 2019-20 Australian bushfire season continue to unfold. With the potential of a ‘new normal’ of high-intensity fires in areas not previously considered a fire-risk, governments and their emergency response agencies are being forced to consider new technology developments in communications, geospatial and analytics to prepare for the growing threat.
In the event of a disaster, governments have two responsibilities: management of the logistical support, directing of resources and evacuations; and planning put in place before the event to ensure the continuity and recovery of infrastructure, communications and associated technologies