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Digital Marketplace gets thumbs up from City of Casey

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Victorian council says it’s ‘simple, clear and fast’.

The Queensland government is pressing ahead to reform its procurement policies to ensure that subcontractors are paid in full and on time.

QLD subcontractors to get paid in full and on time

| Infrastructure, State | No Comments

Palaszczuk government wants job security for subbies.

The potential introduction of robo-taxis with shared riding services could dramatically reduce the number of traffic jams on the road.

Robo-taxis could hit the brake on traffic

| Fleet, ICT, Infrastructure, Transport | No Comments

Shared use of driverless cars an attractive option.

The Digital Transformation Agency has delivered its first progress report on its Performance Dashboard platform after passing its beta assessment.

Public sector performance measured on DTA site

| Federal, ICT | No Comments

Digital Transformation Agency reports its dashboard progress.

Innovation influencing Sydney’s employment numbers

| Exclusives, ICT, Infrastructure, State, Sustainability, Transport | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – Bridging the Western Suburbs with new job growth.

Telco providers in Victoria have been contracted by the Victorian government to provide vital services under a new procurement policy.

Telco providers get a $126 mil restart in Victoria

| ICT, State | No Comments

New contracts for a ‘unified’ communications approach.

Mobile devices are creating a workplace environment where anything is possible, but organisations need to think mobile-first in their technology practice.

Harnessing mobile in traditionally wired workspaces

| ICT, Partner Content | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – How government organisations need to catch up.

Local governments in New South Wales have welcomed reports of the state government's plan to stop the forced merger policy.

NSW councils to get a merger reprieve?

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LGNSW responds to reports of a stop to forced mergers; ratepayers to vote to de-amalgamate?

Innovation influencing Sydney’s employment numbers

| Exclusives, ICT, Infrastructure, State, Sustainability, Transport | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – Bridging the Western Suburbs with new job growth.

Australian companies need to engage in intelligent procurement practices to match global competition in innovation and win government contracts.

Innovative regulation; intelligent procurement

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Meet the Experts – Australian companies need to match global competition in innovation to win government contracts.

The debt recovery system initiated by Centrelink has ruffled feathers across Australia, but is the "computer said no" excuse applicable any longer?

Centrelink’s RoboDebt fumbles debt recovery

| Exclusives, Federal, ICT, Ovum | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – Is the “computer said no” excuse any longer applicable?

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

| Exclusives, ICT, Infrastructure, State, Sustainability, Transport | No Comments

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

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.

Sydney’s $2.1 billion light rail extension takes form

| Local, Shaping The Future, State, Sustainability, Transport | No Comments

First tracks laid outside Town Hall. What a journey it took to get there!

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”.

Mobile devices are creating a workplace environment where anything is possible, but organisations need to think mobile-first in their technology practice.

Harnessing mobile in traditionally wired workspaces

| ICT, Partner Content | No Comments

GovNews Exclusive – How government organisations need to catch up.

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.

 
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