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Centrelink's fumbled debt recovery has received a deep investigation by the Federal Ombudsman, which was damaged through lack of consultation.

#RoboDebt’s failures – lessons for all government managers

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GovNews Exclusive – Federal Ombudsman recommends how welfare debt could have been better handled.

The DTA (Digital Transformation Agency) is developing a cloud computing strategy to ensure that governments adopt cloud by default.

DTA on discovery to cloud strategy

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Enabling governments to adopt cloud by default.

he new Western Sydney Airport will be delivered whether or not the Sydney Airport Group decides to build and operate the facility.

Western Sydney Airport will be built no matter what

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

Fletcher offers first right of refusal to Sydney Airport Group.

Australian company ICM Consulting has beaten the clock to deliver a tech project for a client at an event that demonstrates its speediness and accuracy.

Complex technology project rolled out in 48 hours

| ICM Consulting, ICT, Partner Content | No Comments

A challenge to beat the clock to demonstrate speed and accuracy.

The University of Technology Sydney will hold its next program to train up and coming event professionals on the Gold Coast.

Event professionals called upon to grow their skills

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Australia’s rising event management professionals can now learn from the best.

Transport for NSW has unveiled cutting edge designs for stations in Sydney's new light rail extensions, designed by Grimshaw Architects.

Sydney light rail stop designs revealed

| Infrastructure, Local, State, Transport | No Comments

Cutting-edge artist impressions of Sydney’s transport future.

A new Smart Cities panel has been established by the federal government to help authorities coordinate digital policies for cities.

Smart cities think tank to offer advice on planning

| Federal, ICT, Infrastructure | No Comments

Bolstered expertise from federal government on cities policy.

An audit of the NSW rail network has found that measures need to be taken to ensure it can meet increasing capacity demands in 2019 and beyond.

Rail network needs to avoid a peak crunch by 2019

| Infrastructure, State, Transport | No Comments

NSW Audit warns of near-future struggles for trains to run on time.

5 Minutes With...

5 Minutes With…

The ACT Government's Brook Dixon shares valuable insights on smart city initiatives and strategies that put people first.

5 Minutes With… Brook Dixon, Director of Smart City and Regulatory Reform, ACT Gov

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What is the most important part of delivering a smart city? It’s all about the 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.