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  • FST Media
  • 7 March 2017
The Department of Planning and Environment’s planning portal will eventually be a one-stop shop for development applications and complying development certificate submissions.
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  • FST Media
  • 7 March 2017
The Department of Health is seeking industry request for proposals (RFP) to revamp IT systems that support health, aged care and related veterans’ payments.
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  • FST Media
  • 28 February 2017
The NSW government has formalised plans to create a central coordination body, Defence NSW, to boost collaboration across government, industry and higher education.
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  • FST Media
  • 28 February 2017
Brisbane is the latest state to join the Australian government’s cyber security planning program – with a new hub that will galvanise government, industry and law enforcement bodies.
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  • FST Media
  • 20 February 2017
The Australian and New Zealand governments have signed a new treaty that will fast-track Trans-Tasman collaboration on science, innovation and research programs.
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  • FST Media
  • 20 February 2017
The Australian government’s annual $6.2 billion spending program has come under scrutiny in a comprehensive review unveiled by Angus Taylor, the federal assistant minister for digital transformation.
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  • FST Media
  • 14 February 2017
The Australian government has announced new legislation to protect vulnerable groups from on-line bullying and offensive content, while broadening the reach beyond children at risk.
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  • FST Media
  • 14 February 2017
Queensland Health has appointed Dr Richard Ashby as the chief executive for e-Health Queensland to lead the state’s information communication technology (ICT) and e-health agenda.
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  • FST Media
  • 6 February 2017
The Victorian government is upgrading its ageing telecommunications infrastructure under $126 million worth of telco contracts that were awarded to seven core and niche providers.
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  • FST Media
  • 6 February 2017
The Queensland government is revitalising digital services under a new action plan due for release by mid-year, and coinciding with the creation of a Data Analytics Office.
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  • FST Media
  • 1 February 2017
eHealth Queensland Health has appointed five senior executives to tackle digital transformation in the New Year, while strengthening the base for front-line services.
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  • FST Media
  • 30 January 2017
Political parties will gain a first-hand look at cyber-security planning during a February Canberra briefing that has been flagged by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
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  • FST Media
  • 30 January 2017
A reshuffle by Premier Gladys Berejiklian heralded a new-look Cabinet – with new ministers taking over the innovation, industry finance and counter-terrorism portfolios.
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  • FST Media
  • 23 January 2017
The Australian government has earmarked $12 million to test positioning technology that will deliver more precise and detailed tracking data for core sectors.
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  • FST Media
  • 23 January 2017
The NSW government will spend more than $10 million on contactless credit card technology for commuters under a trial that is underway in Sydney. 
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