Government News

Government News

  • FST Media
  • 2 May 2017
Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, has developed a new tool for financial planners to help fight serious financial crime, including money laundering, and the financing of terrorist activity.
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  • FST Media
  • 2 May 2017
Tactical cyber-security and planning is taking a front seat across industry and government, against a backdrop of growing threats, according to a recent ASX report.
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  • FST Media
  • 24 April 2017
The Turnbull government has reaffirmed its commitment to building local skills for science and technology, under reforms outlined by the minister for industry, innovation and science, Arthur Sinodinos.
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  • FST Media
  • 24 April 2017
A new cyber-security node is being rolled out 1st July in Canberra, following on from an earlier launch in Melbourne this year by the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network.
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  • FST Media
  • 18 April 2017
Dr Ian Oppermann, a keynote speaker at the FST Government South Australia conference, has foreshadowed an increased use of big data and analytics to tackle “wicked policy problems.”
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  • FST Media
  • 18 April 2017
More than 10,000 iPhones and iPads are being delivered to Police and Protective Services Officers under a Mobile Technology Project that is part of a $227 million modernisation program. 
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  • FST Media
  • 12 April 2017
South Australia will soon release a new “Science Action Plan” that lays the groundwork for innovation, and broader engagement with higher education and industry stakeholders, says chief scientist, Dr Leanna Read.
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  • FST Media
  • 12 April 2017
Citizens are seeking a direct say in the co-design of digital government services, according to Sinéad O’Brien, a key digital lead with the peak South Australian Department of Premier and Cabinet. 
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  • FST Media
  • 5 April 2017
Former banker, Gavin Slater, will take over the reins at the Commonwealth’s Digital Transformation Agency under new leadership announced by the minister for cities and digital transformation, Angus Taylor.
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  • FST Media
  • 5 April 2017
The federal minister for defence industry, Christopher Pyne, has finalised plans to upgrade Australia’s high-tech future frigate services – with three solutions providers shortlisted for a request for tender.  
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  • FST Media
  • 5 April 2017
Liam Maxwell, a noted UK digital authority, will share insights into government transformation during an exclusive keynote address at the annual FST Government NSW conference on 17 May in Sydney.
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  • FST Media
  • 27 March 2017
The federal government has weighed in behind R&D for intelligent transport systems under a $55 million grant to build 21sth century infrastructure, including self-drive vehicles.
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  • FST Media
  • 27 March 2017
Angus Taylor, assistant minister for cities and digital transformation, has foreshadowed a boost in ICT spending – with the latest projection capped at $9.3 billion in procurement across departments and agencies.
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  • FST Media
  • 22 March 2017
A new “virtual” power plant has been launched in Adelaide with access to cloud services to connect homes and businesses.
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  • FST Media
  • 22 March 2017
Minister for defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, has unveiled a $730 million next-generation technologies funding program to boost defence capability and innovation.
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