The Federal Government will commit $44.6 million from the 2018 Budget to establish a Consumer Data Right (CDR) framework, expected to fast-track the rollout of open banking.
 

Former ASIO head David Irvine has delivered a scathing assessment of Australia’s existing cybersecurity regime, describing it as “weak and uncoordinated”.

In a submission, written on behalf of the Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC), Irvine called for a parliamentary inquiry to examine the "impact of new and emerging information and communications technology".

Former Assistant Minister for Digital Transformation and Cities Angus Taylor has been appointed Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security, following an end of year cabinet reshuffle. 

The Federal Government has proposed the implementation of an open banking regime, potentially giving third parties greater access to banking data. 

The Department of Health is seeking industry request for proposals (RFP) to revamp IT systems that support health, aged care and related veterans’ payments.

The Department of Health is seeking industry request for proposals (RFP) to revamp IT systems that support health, aged care and related veterans’ payments.

The Turnbull Government is launching a national fintech taskforce to help cement Australia’s credentials as “the leading market” for financial technology innovation in Asia Pacific.