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  • FST Media
  • 27 May 2016
The Western Australian government is lagging behind on the delivery of digital services, including on-line and mobile channels, warns a new report by the Auditor-General, Colin Murphy. 
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  • FST Media
  • 26 May 2016
The Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet is fast-tracking the modernisation of core agencies’ voice, data, mobile, internet and unified communications infrastructure. This upgrade earmarks $150 million annually over four years. FST Government speaks to Jag Rewal, director, Whole-of-Victoria Government Technology Procurement...
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  • FST Media
  • 26 May 2016
Western Australian government moves to curb $1 to $2 billion annual ICT spend through the uptake of digital services.  A just-released ICT strategy clarifies policies on digital services, cloud, disaster recovery, digital security, and interoperability. Minister for Innovation, Bill Marmion,...
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  • FST Media
  • 23 May 2016
NSW is taking a lead with ICT exports into the region, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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  • FST Media
  • 20 May 2016
Managing risk for ICT procurement is an ongoing challenge, especially in the cloud and virtualisation space, according to senior executives at the FST Government NSW Conference held 18th May in Sydney.
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  • FST Media
  • 19 May 2016
As a “silo-buster,” big data is opening up government and lays the groundwork for transparency, says Minister for Innovation, Victor Dominello, a keynote speaker at the FST Government NSW Conference held 18th May in Sydney.
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  • FST Media
  • 17 May 2016
Damon Rees, a Macquarie Bank senior executive, joins NSW government as new GCIO and Chief Digital Officer. Appointment announced by Minister for Innovation, Victor Dominello, a keynote speaker at the FST Government NSW Conference Wednesday 18th May (Four Seasons) Sydney.
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  • FST Media
  • 12 May 2016
Gavin Jennings, Special Minister for State, lays groundwork for digital and open data reforms. Moves to modernise the underlying technology and streamline ICT project roll-outs.  
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  • FST Media
  • 11 May 2016
Big data comes out of the backroom and into the show-room. Latest inquiry spans government, education and the private sector. Submissions close on Friday 29th July.
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  • FST Media
  • 10 May 2016
A just-created Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission merges the work of front-line agencies, CrimTrac and the Australian Crime Commission. Becomes operational 1st July.
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  • FST Media
  • 6 May 2016
Data from Commonwealth agencies spotlights wrong-doing across the corporate world. “Corporate malfeasance” is endemic, but regulators may be losing their muscle in going after the big end of town, warns new report.
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  • FST Media
  • 4 May 2016
A $400 million funding package streamline e-health services over the next 10 years, under initiatives announced by NSW Minster for Health, Jillian Skinner. She is a keynote speaker at the FST Government NSW Conference being held Wednesday 18th May in...
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  • FST Media
  • 4 May 2016
Canberra weighs in behind ICT innovation and “ideas boom” under the federal budget unveiled by Treasurer Scott Morrison.   
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  • FST Media
  • 28 April 2016
State government allocates $81 million for Service Victoria to streamline online and contact centre services, while taking the cue from Service NSW. Tackles frustrations and delays.
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  • FST Media
  • 26 April 2016
State government looks to the future to modernise critical infrastructure. Plans to fully integrate communications platforms between emergency management, law enforcement, and essential services agencies during 2016-2017.  
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