The complexities of a dynamic region like Western Sydney present myriad challenges to governments but spatial science can help service planning and delivery, writes Hamish Robertson and Nick Nicholas.
Exclusive: A new system of assessing and matching departmental staff whose roles are affected by large-scale reform could help avoid mass redundancies.
From monitoring the economy in real time to mapping the genome of a population, Estonia’s government continues to push the limits of digital delivery in public services.
As plastic pollution in oceans worsens, an expert is calling on councils to rethink how they manage stormwater drains to prevent plastics from entering waterways.
Councils in states worst affected by drought are providing support and aid to affected farmers and communities in the wake of one of the worst dry seasons in decades.
Public sector middle managers are committed to tackling gender inequality but fundamentally lack the resources to achieve it, new research has revealed.
Over 100 buyers and 50 sellers are now using the NSW Government’s new ICT procurement platform, which has streamlined contracts and registration for vendors.
The business risk of Shadow IT
Recent high-profile security breaches highlight the dangers of using email as an unsecure communications channel with individuals outside an organisation.
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A sustained approach to digital optimisation of existing processes can create the capabilities needed to enable digital government transformation.
The new Defence Support Services panel of 580 firms seems like a lot but its hard work spending $36 billion properly, so there may be method in the apparent madness.
Many government leaders need to ‘hack’ their approach to leadership to accomplish more in less time.In-depth
Government News meets the individuals working to determine how government can best support communities affected by disaster.
Libraries are undergoing a historic digital transformation to meet community demands, but are challenged by a funding shortfall.
The federal public service is plagued by a reliance on outsourcing, a lack of mobility and poor wage growth, the APS Review has been told.
Sustainable solutions for tenants: the final frontier
Embedded energy networks enable buildings to generate their own energy, distributed to those occupying the site, so developers and asset owners can take lifecycle responsibility for energy use on their projects.
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As the tier of government that's closest to people, councils are uniquely placed to deliver age-friendly services and infrastructure, says City of Unley CEO Peter Tsokas.
The City of Wyndham in Victoria is pioneering new ways of working and digital transformation as it responds to rapid population growth.
Top Security and Risk Management Trends
In research note, Gartner provides you with insight in to key trends around security and risk management.GN Operational report
We haven’t witnessed such changing times in the automotive business since the introduction of emissions laws in the 1990s, writes Allan Whiting.
Data sharing across agencies is a growing trend in Australian government, but even anonymised data can often be re-identified. A new Australian initiative aims to solve the problem.
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