The Australian Border Force has warned of delays in passenger processing at international airports, with ABF staff forced to resort to manual processing.
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UBank’s chief information officer Jeremy Hubbard is joining superannuation fund Rest to lead a team covering strategy and planning, IT management, innovation, and data governance.
The Victorian Ombudsman says her office has been flooded with complaints about Fines Victoria, after the agency launched on 31 December 2017 with only partial IT functionality.
Optus CEO Allen Lew has called for the government and NBN Co to consider 5G wireless technology as an upgrade path for those parts of the National Broadband Network where performance is limited by the use of copper wiring, and as an alternative to laying additional fibre to households to deliver faster speeds.
Budget documents reveal the government will revise the cap on its yet-to-be-legislated Regional Broadband Scheme subsidy for the NBN.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is gearing up to migrate to a new data centre, with the federal budgeting earmarking $70 million over two years from 2018-19 for preparatory work.
The government says it will fund efforts by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to avoid a repetition of the 2016 Census debacle, which involved a high-profile failure of its online component.
The head of Queensland Health has rejected calls by a doctors group to pause the rollout of a digital health record system across the state’s hospitals.
Labor MP Ed Husic says that the opposition has a “crystal clear” commitment to making significant changes to the so-called ‘encryption’ legislation passed last year with the party’s support.
The government says it will legislate increase the penalties that can be levied under the Privacy Act to 10 per cent of a company’s turnover, $10 million or three times the value of a benefit obtained through the misuse of information, whichever is greater, up from a current cap of $2.1 million for serious or repeated breaches.
Illawarra-based security researcher Nikola Cubrilovic has pleaded guilty to charges related to unauthorised access to the GoGet service and will be sentenced in May.
Last week marked a key milestone for a National Australia Bank push to modernise and rationalise its CRM landscape – a strategy underpinned by Salesforce’s cloud-based CRM system. After modest beginnings last year, NAB has finished migrating all of its small business bankers to Salesforce.
Oracle has used the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s inquiry into the impact of major digital platforms on the Australian media landscape to assail Google over its dominance of online advertising.
Australians’ appetite for data is not abating reveal figures included by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in its latest communications report.
NBN Co executives say they are examining ways to address challenges faced by short-term renters, including potentially introducing an arrangement for broadband services similar to that offered by utilities for electricity.