New framework guides governments on risks

Heatwaves pose the greatest threat to Sydney, followed by storms and bushfires, according to an international benchmark of cities’ capacity to handle shocks and stresses.

Global smart cities body targets Australia

An international collaboration of global technology companies, advisors and planners is moving to support governments in Australia in the development and roll out of smart city initiatives.

Governments aren’t businesses – but should act more like them, says Gartner

Government agencies will always have different priorities than commercial businesses, but they can learn a lot from them. So says Rick Howard, government research agenda manager with leading IT analyst group Gartner. He was speaking at the firm’s Data and Analytics Summit, held in Sydney on 26-27 February. “Public trust in institutions is at an […]

Lockout exemption for Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

The NSW Government will provide an exemption to lockout requirements at venues in the Oxford St area for the 40th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on the weekend of 3-4 March. Minister for Racing Paul Toole said the one-off exemption means patrons will be able to be admitted to venues in the area […]

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