Construction of Switching on Darwin complete

03 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The construction phase of the $10m smart city project, including the deployment of new CCTV cameras and LED streetlights, is now complete.

Smart City of the Year – Metropolitan winners announced

03 June, 2019

Newcastle (NSW) and Prospect (SA) have beaten a strong field to jointly take out this year's Smart City of the Year – Metropolitan award.

Paul Fletcher named Minister of Communications

27 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications is returning to the department to take up the top job.

New guide helps with transition to LED streetlights

21 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

With up to 1 million lights due for replacement in the next few years, a new model business case will help governments make the transition to smart lighting.

Victorian e-waste ban rapidly approaching

15 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government will ban e-waste from the state's landfill, prohibiting the disposal of devices in any household bins, starting on 1 July.

Smart streetlights to save cities $15bn by 2023

29 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The global market for smart streetlights is set to grow 42% per year through 2023 as more cities use the technology as a starting point for smart city projects.

SA grants $1.5m to Presagen to bring AI to IVF

26 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The South Australian Government will provide $1.5m in matching funding to local start-up Presagen to help it commercialise its AI-based IVF software solution.

Registrations open for NGA 2019

23 April, 2019

The Australian Local Government Association's National General Assembly will be held from 16–19 June 2019 in Canberra.

Major IT upgrades for Australian Navy

11 April, 2019

A major overhaul is being conducted on the Navy's IT equipment, with computer network updates worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Councils recognised at MAV Tech Awards

01 April, 2019

Several councils have been recognised for innovative practices at the Municipal Association of Victoria's (MAV) Technology Awards for Excellence.

Palmerston joining Darwin in deploying smart streetlights

28 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of Palmerston has contracted Telensa to replace 5000 existing streetlights with wirelessly connected LED smart streetlights.

myGov usage at record high

27 March, 2019

There are now 15 million myGov accounts in existence, with more Australians choosing to do their business with the government online.

US spending big to modernise agencies' IT

25 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US government has already committed to spending over $127m to modernise agencies' ICT systems as part of the President's Management Agenda.

MAV Tech Awards finalists announced

19 March, 2019

The finalists for the Victorian categories of the 2019 MAV Technology Awards for Excellence have now been announced.

Defence IT deployment at major scale

18 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Foxconn Australia

The Department of Defence turned to DXC and Foxconn for one of the largest IT asset deployment projects ever undertaken in Australia.

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