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Barilaro says controversial trade post ‘no longer tenable’

John Barilaro says his role as a trade commissioner in New York is "no longer tenable" and he'll be relinquishing the role.

Digital signature mandate takes effect in NSW

All NSW agencies now have to adopt electronic signatures for supplier contracts with a new mandate coming into effect from July 1.

Gender equality clause to be inserted into WA public sector procurement

Suppliers tendering for WA government contracts will have to prove their gender equality credential as part of a procurement pilot.

NSW appoints first anti-slavery commissioner

International lawyer and professor of global politics Dr James Cockayne has been appointed as the first NSW anti-slavery commissioner.

Report looks at potential of playful parklets

Community parklets can activate public spaces and make urban areas more healthy and sustainable, a study has found.

WA councils fail to improve information security

Local government in WA needs to pull its socks up when it comes to cyber security, the state’s auditor general says.

Bendigo City CEO to stay on for another year

Long-serving Bendigo CEO Craig Niemann will serve an extra year after being re-appointed CEO by mutual agreement.


How SaaS is profoundly changing the relationship between staff and tech

Software as a Service allows non-IT staff to be involved in the selection and configuration of the software they need to perform their role, which is resulting in productivity gains and stronger uptake.

Making access to government services pain free

Many government agencies are facing a deluge of customer service requests on every channel, all while managing the added challenge of a distributed workforce trying to provide service remotely.


Nuance’s Public sector strategies for 2022

After two especially challenging years for public sector organisations, the pressure isn’t getting any lighter. Many organisations are still managing the effects of the pandemic.


CASE STUDY: On-site Vending Machines – A Safe Solution

Many of us could relate to this scenario: We’re out and about and feeling thirsty when suddenly we walk past a vending machine full of drink options, and moments later we’re gratefully downing a water, juice, or flavoured milk. Great!