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  • FST Media
  • 30 June 2016
High-performance computing takes centre stage at Melbourne’s top-ranking La Trobe University under a new 11-member consortium partnership.  
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  • FST Media
  • 21 June 2016
An online ChildStory project is being upgraded by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services. This initiative streamlines information exchange between organisations involved in childrens’ welfare.
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  • FST Media
  • 21 June 2016
The NSW government has accelerated funding for the Mobile Black Spots Program under a $15 million budget allocation this financial year.
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  • FST Media
  • 21 June 2016
State government has allocated $241 million for shared corporate support and ICT services under funding unveiled by Minister for Innovation and Regulation, Victor Dominello. Another $17 million is allocated over four years for the flagship Data Analytics Centre.
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  • FST Media
  • 14 June 2016
NSW motorists can renew their licenses online, or using mobile apps from 14th June. These renewals are available without visiting a Service NSW centre, in person. Motorists can use the internet or mobile devices to renew licenses in an anywhere,...
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  • FST Media
  • 3 June 2016
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has appointed Alastair MacGibbon as Australia’s “first cyber-security adviser.” He will assist the PM, Malcolm Turnbull, on cyber-defence strategies. 
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  • FST Media
  • 1 June 2016
The Coalition is raising the stakes on its election promises under a $15 million funding package unveiled by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
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  • FST Media
  • 30 May 2016
The Victorian Country Fire Authority and Metropolitan Fire Bridge have launched an online campaign and interactive website to educate consumers about fire hazards. This follows concerns that home fires cost $75 million in damages last year. 
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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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