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Australia redefines digital and open data road-map

A customer-first strategy drives the business of government in the state of New South Wales. Insights were shared at last week’s 3rd Annual FutureGov Forum New South Wales in Sydney.

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New Zealand government tightens privacy laws

New Zealand government tightens privacy laws to protect personal information ...

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Australian State government leverages cloud to deliver savings

Queensland’s Minister for Information Technology, Ian Walker, announces a ...

14 October 2013 | News

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs tenders for network upgrade

Canberra-based Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade tenders for a raft of network procurement upgrades. Industry submissions are invited from 15th November. Upgrades encompass modernising global networks, and boosting unified communications capability. Nearly AU$ 715 million assigned for total programmes and projects.

11 October 2013 | News

Australia Post spends AU$ 71 million to modernise parcel tracking system

Australia Post modernises parcel tracking network under an AU$ 71 million project. Initiative beefs up investment in digital platforms, while fast-tracking internet, online and mobile apps for consumers.

1 October 2013 | News

Sri Lanka and Council of Europe cooperate on cybersecurity

The Council of Europe and ICT Agency of Sri Lanka are collaborating to train South Asian law enforcement officers, prosecutors and judges in the field of cybercrime and electronic evidence.

1 October 2013 | News

Queensland emergency service aligned with Health portfolio

Improving frontline service delivery in the emergency health sector, Australia’s Queensland Ambulance Service is joining Queensland Health today looking to further demand management, system coordination and patient outcomes.

1 October 2013 | News

Indian state goes online with tax services

Nagaland state in India has made digital delivery of tax services mandatory starting from today. It is also offering businesses training and assistance to use the new online system, to address the lack of IT skills among business dealers.

30 September 2013 | News

Indian city vehicle department computerises systems

Indicating the complete transformation of the city government’s vehicle-related service delivery, Bangalore city in India will be making online applications for learner’s license, driving license and vehicle registration compulsory soon.

30 September 2013 | News

Royal Canadian Mint showcases digital money project at GovCFO Forum Australia

The Royal Canadian Mint’s foray into a “digital money” pilot project is being showcased at the industry’s 3rd Regional GovCFO Forum Australia being held Monday 2 December in Canberra. Mr Marc Brûlé, the Mint’s chief financial officer, shares insights about financial innovations.

30 September 2013 | News

Implementation of India’s e-district project underway

India’s 640 districts serve as the face of the Government with most government-to-citizen interactions occurring at this level. The Union Government has undertaken a nationwide project to modernise governance in the districts.

27 September 2013 | News

India framing national mission for ICT in education

The Government of India is developing a National Mission on ICT aiming to create a national IT platform connecting all schools, providing students and teachers with opportunities to collaborate and share knowledge.

27 September 2013 | News

Sri Lankan geological agency to upgrade ICT infrastructure

Geological Survey and Mines Bureau, Sri Lanka’s leading agency for mapping geology and exploring mineral resources, is to upgrade its ICT infrastructure to facilitate better reception and dissemination of updated seismic data.

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