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The City of Adelaide will roll out super-fast internet to compliment the NBN rollout and the state government's Gig City project.

Super-fast internet speeding into Adelaide

| Federal, ICT, Infrastructure, Local, State | No Comments

EOI called to build and operate Ten Gigabit Optical Fibre worldwide network.

The Turnbull government is encouraging Australians to provide feedback on its national Smart Cities and Smart Suburbs program.

Public gets a say on $50 mil Smart Cities program

| Federal, ICT, Local, Sustainability | No Comments

Federal initiative to develop smart technology seeks feedback.

LED street lights could save councils $100 mil a year

LED street lights could save councils $100 mil a year

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Enabling ‘Smart City’ functions like remote monitoring and dimming.

Paramedics in Victoria will now wear body cameras to help protect them from aggressive behavior and deter violence while responding to medical emergencies.

Victoria’s paramedics to get high tech body cameras

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Emergency workers fitted with body worn video to deter aggression in medical emergencies.

The Victorian government will use smart technology to accurately illustrate what Melbourne's transport systems are really like to reduce congestion.

World-first hi-tech transport project to reduce congestion

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Sensors and wireless units to generate an accurate picture of Melbourne’s transport system.

5 Minutes With… Rodd Staples, Sydney Metro Program Director

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We find out how Australia’s largest public transport project, valued at $8.3 bil will improve travel for commuters in Sydney.

Australian cities are suffering through mounting traffic congestion problems, but there are solutions available to help alleviate the problem.

Sydney vs Melbourne: is congestion affecting our liveability?

| Deloitte, ICT, Infrastructure, Partner Content, Transport | No Comments

Traffic jams are a headache for everyone, but planning strategies can help alleviate.

Gold Coast looks to better parks as summer warms up

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Investing $77 million over twelve months into upgrading park facilities.

How to make your modern office stand out technologically and to create a more productive and informative environment for your employees.

Meeting room displays for the modern office

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GovNews Exclusive – Getting the best from an interactive flat-panel display.

The South Australian government is spending $20 million to add three new trams to its existing network and a new stop at Festival Plaza.

Adelaide’s tram network gets a $20 million boost

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City of Churches to get three new trams and a new stop in urban centre.

As the likes of Donald Trump, Pauline Hanson and Brexit make the headlines, governments need to find better ways of communicating.

Communicating ideas more effectively with citizens

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GovNews Exclusive – How to better connect with communities, as discussed at Great City Thinkers roundtable.

2016's #censusfail was one of the biggest high profile digital blunders, so how does this impact government procurement in the future?

#Censusfail puts public sector procurement between a rock and a hard place

| Exclusives, Federal, ICT, Ovum | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – The eCensus outcome highlights the dangers of traditional procurement approaches.

The big challenge Sydney faces is its rapidly growing population and how to build an innovative city to accommodate people and business.

Creating innovative spaces for people and industry

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GovNews Exclusive – Great City Thinkers roundtable covers how to create a more innovative city for residents and businesses.

The rise of Trump and the result of Brexit has rewritten the rules of citizen engagement - how can disruptive government be harnessed?

Trump, Brexit show citizens want to be heard

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GovNews Exclusive – New US President and Britain’s recent referendum pose big challenges for engaging with citizens.

5 Minutes With… Rodd Staples, Sydney Metro Program Director

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We find out how Australia’s largest public transport project, valued at $8.3 bil will improve travel for commuters in Sydney.

What are the challenges in transforming Sydney's urban landscape? Steve Driscoll from UrbanGrowth NSW fills in the details.

5 Minutes With… Steve Driscoll, UrbanGrowth NSW Head of CBD Projects

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What are the challenges in transforming Sydney’s urban landscape? UrbanGrowth NSW’s Steve Driscoll fills in the details.

Charles Bryant from City of Emeryville, USA gives GovNews an indepth look at the city's ambitious industrial transformation.

5 Minutes With… City of Emeryville’s Charles Bryant

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We get a comprehensive look at a local area’s ambitious industrial transformation from Community Development Director Charles Bryant from City of Emeryville, USA.

5 Minutes With… Woollahra City Councillor, Katherine O’Regan

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In-depth chat with Katherine O’Regan, city councillor and director of the Future Cities Collaborative.

Gold Coast looks to better parks as summer warms up

| Local, Shaping The Future | No Comments

Investing $77 million over twelve months into upgrading park facilities.

Randwick opening up as new centre of Sydney innovation

| Local, Shaping The Future | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – Transforming the suburbs of Kingsford and Kensington into an “ideas hub”.

New York state of mind for Australian cities looking to the future

| Federal, Infrastructure, Local, Shaping The Future | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – Looking to East Coast cities for transformational inspiration.

Western Sydney ripe for economic boom through City Deal

| Federal, Infrastructure, Shaping The Future, State | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – A new deal between the NSW and federal governments to ensure prosperity for Sydney’s West.

Australian cities are suffering through mounting traffic congestion problems, but there are solutions available to help alleviate the problem.

Sydney vs Melbourne: is congestion affecting our liveability?

| Deloitte, ICT, Infrastructure, Partner Content, Transport | No Comments

Traffic jams are a headache for everyone, but planning strategies can help alleviate.

How to make your modern office stand out technologically and to create a more productive and informative environment for your employees.

Meeting room displays for the modern office

| ICT, Partner Content | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – Getting the best from an interactive flat-panel display.

Leading social media giant LinkedIn helps public sector organisations to attract talented recruits to ensure they are ready for digital transformation.

Keen to attract talent to your government organisation?

| Partner Content | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – There’s a “Law of Attraction” involved in recruiting talented teammates.

Digital Transformation demands that governments find the best talent to cope with big changes, LinkedIn Talent Solutions report explains how.

Securing the best talent to support Digital Transformation

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GovNews Exclusive – A guide to creating a smart workforce, ready for future digital challenges.

 
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