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  • FST Media
  • 10 February 2016
With an annual $1 billion ICT budget, WA seeks to be “smart” around technologies-of-choice. Track latest trends at the Perth FST Government Western Australia 16th March conference. 
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  • FST Media
  • 9 February 2016
The South Australian Office for Digital Government is brushing up its digital credentials. The state’s “digital declaration” is spearheaded by Premier Jay Weatherill.
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  • FST Media
  • 9 February 2016
More than 25 agencies using the Commonwealth’s content management system can now leverage digital and omni-channel publishing. 
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  • FST Media
  • 5 February 2016
Launches a central customer account for online services and transactions. Offers dedicated gateway with access to centralised services and integration with payments systems. 
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  • FST Media
  • 4 February 2016
Melbourne’s 24 hour NBN centre being designed to tackle cyber-attacks.
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  • FST Media
  • 4 February 2016
NSW government is fine-tuning the framework to grow its sharing economy. This sector contributed more than $500 million to state coffers last year. 
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  • FST Media
  • 27 January 2016
PM Malcolm Turnbull strengthens ties with US on cyber-security. Australia “almost defenceless” against cyber-attack, warns security expert.
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  • FST Media
  • 21 January 2016
The “digital disruption” market is capped at AU $79 billion and growing through to 2020.  Track the latest forecasts and implications for government.
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  • FST Media
  • 21 January 2016
The global Internet of Everything (IoE) market is capped at more than US$7 billion by 2020. Increasingly, government is assessing how the IoE will streamline services, including healthcare, transport, infrastructure, utilities, aviation or education. 
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  • FST Media
  • 21 January 2016
The NSW government is moving to digitise a range of licences for driving, recreational fishing, gaming and the hospitality sector. 
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  • FST Media
  • 21 January 2016
The future of mobile education looks bullish for WA. The Department of Education is allocating $50 million on digital services. This initiative will see classrooms embracing mobile apps, with teachers being encouraged to incorporate online learning into curriculum across schools. 
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  • FST Media
  • 19 January 2016
This January, the Federal government will finalise industry-wide consultations involving widely-debated amendments to telecommunications security laws.
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  • FST Media
  • 15 January 2016
In a show of support for the sharing economy, Western Australia is enabling Uber drivers to be licensed, while helping new ride-sharing players to apply for an omnibus license category.
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  • FST Media
  • 23 December 2015
The Western Australian government is moving to streamline its ICT procurement reforms — with the state’s $1 billion spending program under scrutiny by the Public Accounts Committee.
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  • FST Media
  • 23 December 2015
Providers of ICT services to the Federal Government will benefit from the latest $1 billion innovation package, an initiative that coincides with government procurement reforms designed to streamline access to goods and services. 
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