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Health agency chief Tim Kelsey departs

The Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has advised that CEO Tim Kelsey has resigned and will no longer lead the agency charge of My Health Record as of 17 January 2020.

NSW Ambulance expected to settle data breach class action

A settlement is expected to be reached in a class action brought against the NSW Ambulance Service relating to sensitive health and personal information that was illegally sold by a contractor.


Huawei ban will act as ‘5G tax’ on Australians

Excluding Huawei from Australia’s 5G roll-out will act as a ‘5G tax’ on citizens and increase the cost of deploying the technology by between $700 million and $2.1 billion, the networking giant said on Wednesday.

Former SA government CIO sentenced to 25 months jail

Veronica Theriault has been sentenced to 25 months in jail with a non-parole period of 12 months after pleading guilty to fraud charges.


4 senior tech jobs up for grabs

Sydney Cricket and Sports Grounds is on the lookout for a head of technology to lead the iconic venue’s digital and technology transformation.


Top 5 predictions on the ‘workplace of the future’: Ecosystm

5G services will push organisations to rethink the networks next year while communications-platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) adoption is set to rise, according to new report.


8 more IT leaders play the ‘2020 predictions’ game

Eight more IT leaders look into their crystal balls to predict the technologies and trends that will drive the sector in 2020.

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What is the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018? Influencers in the know break down the details

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is a bill intended to enhance online privacy rights and consumer protection for residents of California, United States. But the bill has national and global implications. Here’s how to...

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Staff retention key for tech companies in 2020: AIIA

The average salaries in the IT sector will continue to grow in 2020, but staff attrition rates will remain high, according to the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).

Huawei hires Aussie law firm to defend against "lies and slurs"

?Huawei Australia has hired recently-established law firm Xenophon Davis to help defend the local business against "malicious and false attacks designed to cause us reputational damage".

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8 CIOs reveal top line predictions for 2020

Tech chiefs are influencing rapid change across their organisations. They're at the coalface, driving technology projects that use technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality, data...

Scams cost Australians more than $100M a year

Australians have so far lost $118.5 million to scams as at October 2019, which is already $10 million more than what it cost in 2018 ($107 million).


Gold Coast Airport boosts checkpoint security

Gold Coast Airport is beefing up its checkpoint security with the use of advanced computed tomography (CT) screening systems over the next three years.

Telstra slapped with warning over excess usage notifications

Telstra has been issued a formal warning by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for failing to send data usage email notifications to more than 150,000 mobile broadband customers, leading to people having to pay...

iiNet warned after leaving customer with no internet access for three weeks

iiNet will conduct an independent audit of its systems after the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) found it left a customer with no internet for three weeks while moving to the NBN.

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What’s next for content moderation?

The Transatlantic Working Group considers transparency, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and limitations on algorithms as ways forward.


IT leaders share top line predictions for 2020

With 2020 just around the corner, a handful of IT leaders dished out some pivotal tech predictions they say will have an impact on the IT and business landscape next year.


CTO, tech director job up for grabs

Sympli is on the lookout for a CTO, responsible for the platform architecture and security of the Sympli platform and the ISMS, regulatory compliance obligations and data governance.

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