Fujitsu Australia, in collaboration with construction group Downer and Melbourne based electronics engineering and software development company EYEfi, has successfully trialled a ‘smart drains’ system that has the potential to significantly reduce the risk of flooding from overflowing stormwater drains.Read More
The federal government has adopted an industry-wide framework for digital invoicing, paving the way for rapid takeup of electronic invoicing in government and the creation of a de facto national electronic payment system.
Deloitte Access Economics estimates e-invoicing could result in economy-wide benefits of up to $28 billion over ten years.Read More
A new scam email which tries to trick people into paying a fake parking ticket is the latest to hit Orange residents. Orange City Council’s customer service team took five calls from local residents on Wednesday who received the scam messages in their email inbox.Read More
NSW Finance Minister Victor Dominello has put the state's 128 local councils on notice that they will in future be required to provide real time updates about property developments in their areas.
Surging use of public-cloud services for storing sensitive data reaffirms the importance of data audit and triage as the clock ticks towards GDPR’s May 25 implementation deadline.Read More
Microsoft has announced the Availability of Azure Australia Central – two new Azure cloud regions located within the highly secure, resilient, Australian-owned facilities of Canberra Data Centres to support mission-critical demands of Government and National Critical Infrastructure.
Sunshine Coast Council’s commitment to innovation and use of new platforms to improve community engagement has been recognised at the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) awards.
Tech chiefs need to focus on “internal collaboration” and treat the potential for a cyber security attack as a strategic business risk rather than an IT or information security one, says cyber specialist Sarah Stephens.Read More
The first buildings have been connected to Ten Gigabit Adelaide, a fibre optic network which is designed for businesses and corporate big data users located in the Adelaide CBD to gain a competitive advantage for their businesses.Read More
Geelong council's parking app is under fire over a litany of complaints, with many drivers saying they have been charged multiple times for single parking sessions. But the city says that despite its faults the app is here to stay, and drivers who are unhappy with it will just have to use other payment options.
Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire Council says it has taken steps to secure its computer systems after a cyber-attack on the Leisure Centre last month.
Investigations found hackers breached the centre’s system via a monitoring gateway used by software provider Phoenix, shire chief executive Tim Clynch said.Read More
Australia's data breach notification law takes effect this Thursday and new resources for the public have been released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner before the law comes into force.Read More