National Broadband Network - NBN Co Corporate Plan Aug 2012

National Broadband Network – NBN Corporate Plan – August 2012

This Corporate Plan has been prepared by NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) for its shareholder ministers, Senator the Hon Penny Wong and Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy (Shareholder Ministers) as required by the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 (Cth), the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Regulations 1997 (Cth), the Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise Governance and […]

Financial Considerations for Govt Use of Cloud Computing AGIMO Jul 2012

Financial Considerations for Government Use of Cloud Computing – AGIMO July 2012

Adopting cloud computing solutions often involves a range of complex financial considerations that agencies should consider as part of the evaluation process. This guidance advice focuses on the key financial issues that agencies need to address when adopting a cloud solution. Many Australian Government agencies are in the process of considering the adoption of cloud-based […]

Govt Programs and Incentives for the ICT Industry July 2012

Government Programs and Incentives for the ICT Industry – July 2012

This guide provides a summary of Australian Government programs of assistance that are available to the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry. It has information about a range of Australian Government programs which can help you to create, innovate, grow and compete globally. The best place to go for information about all aspects of running […]

Privacy and Cloud Computing for Australian Govt Agencies AGIMO Jul 2012

Privacy and Cloud Computing for Australian Government Agencies – AGIMO July 2012

Despite common perceptions, cloud computing has the potential to enhance privacy safeguards used to protect personal information held by Government agencies. This Better Practice Guide has been developed to assist agencies subject to the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 (FMA Act) better understand how to comply with privacy laws and regulations when choosing cloud […]

Draft Information and Communication Technology Strategic Vision v2.0 – Australian Government AGIMO 2011

Information and communication technology (ICT) has profoundly changed almost all aspects of society. It is now central to how people communicate, interact, make decisions and do business. This includes the way governments operate and deliver services. ICT plays a key role in social and economic transformation. It makes possible the transformation of government services, its […]

Latest International Country Benchmark Austrade Dec 2011

Latest International Country Benchmark – Austrade Dec 2011

The Australian economy continues to perform solidly, building on 20 years of uninterrupted growth and Australia has ranked the second most resilient economy in the world for two years running. Unemployment is around 5 per cent, half that of many developed northern hemisphere countries. Inflation is contained and Australian Government net debt, at around 8 […]

Creative Industries - A Strategy for 21st Century - DIISR September 2011

Creative Industries – A Strategy for 21st Century – DIISR September 2011

Creative Industries, a Strategy for 21st Century Australia recognises for the first time, at a national level, the significant contribution of our creative industries and their ongoing importance to our economy and culture. Achieving a competitive creative industries sector is vital to Australia’s prosperity, propelling a creative, imaginative nation in the 21st century. Creative Industries […]

2nd Australian Innovation System Report – DIISR August 2011

This is the second of a series of annual reports on the performance of Australia’s National Innovation System. It provides new innovation metrics, analysis and where possible updates of baseline indicators established in the Australian Innovation System 2010 Report. Most of these indicators benchmark Australia’s innovation performance against other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

Australian Government Programs and Incentives – ICT Industry August 2011

This guide provides a summary of Australian Government assistance programs that are available to the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry. It has information about a range of Australian Government programs which can help you to create, innovate, grow and compete globally. There are five sections: Creating innovative ICT solutions, products and services Getting advice, […]

Cloud Computing – Final Report – GAP Task Force May 2011

This report details the discussions of the GAP Task Force on Cloud Computing – a cross-disciplinary group established in 2010 by public policy network Global Access Partners (GAP) in collaboration with the Australian Government’s Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE). The group was conceived following the Technology Foresight Forum “Cloud Computing: The […]