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Thursday, 04 February 2010 18:08

Conroy caned over $30m NBN tender costs

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has been accused of misleading the Senate over the progress of the original National Broadband Network RFP, a process that cost $30 million and was ultimately cancelled, having failed to deliver a value-for money provider.
Published in Technology Tenders
Friday, 22 January 2010 23:31

Lundy plays good cop to Conroy's bad cop

Much has been made, both in December and recently, of a blog post by Labor Senate member Kate Lundy, a backbencher, in which she appears to differ with the party's policy on internet filtering.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 14 January 2010 13:29

Internet filter ferals blacklist Lundy

When the ACT senator Kate Lundy wrote a reasoned, informed and ultimately politically brave blog on the Government's filtering plans in mid-December, she would have already known what was coming. The filter brings out the feral in even the most mild-mannered users.

Published in The Big House
Wednesday, 09 December 2009 18:00

Lundy lined up for junior minister promotion

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is considering promoting ACT senator Kate Lundy from the backbench to a Parliamentary Secretary role within the Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy portfolio.

Published in The Big House
Monday, 07 December 2009 06:06

Government 2.0 draft report released

Rudd Labor's grand ambitions to develop a more open, transparent and participatory style of Government has been given some shape with the release of the much anticipated Government 2.0 Taskforce draft report.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 11 November 2009 18:07

Bigger than Ben Hur: $500k for NBN conference

The two-day NBN conference being opened by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in Sydney next month will cost Australian taxpayers more than $500,000 and produce "nothing more than a cynical marketing exercise," shadow communications minister Nick Minchin said.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 13 October 2009 13:24

Hackers wanted: Mashup events target Govt data

Lindsay Tanner's Gov 2.0 Taskforce has spawned three hacker events in support of its Mashup Australia competition – including two hosted by Google Australia – as it seeks creative ways to use dormant public sector data.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 06 October 2009 13:12

ANU builds 2.0 'crowdsourcing' into health portal

A mental health portal launched by the Australian National University that uses Web 2.0-style tools to "crowdsource" opinions about online treatment options aims to encourage young people to seek better health information and better outcomes.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 17 September 2009 10:37

Gov 2.0: Google targets public sector

Google Australia arrived in Canberra this week, launching a government ‘best practice’ site and meeting with both sides of politics to brief them on 2.0 engagement tools for the public sector.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Sunday, 13 September 2009 12:08

NSW readies website for Gov 2.0 data set downloads

The NSW Government has begun a long process of cataloguing all the data sets it collects and has now committed to making the free public availability of each set its default position in handling public information.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 11 September 2009 11:24

NICTA crowd sources through OpinionWatch research

Labor senator Kate Lundy is collaborating with Australia's peak ICT research agency NICTA on a 2.0-style crowd sourcing analysis application called OpinionWatch.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 08 September 2009 18:29

NICTA creates Canberra eGov cluster

Australia’s peak IT research and commercialisation agency NICTA has joined with the ACT Government to create a new public-private R&D cluster focused on government technology.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 08 September 2009 11:35

Rudd should appoint Minister for eHealth: CSC

So complex are the technology issues related to proposed health care reforms, the Rudd Government should consider appointing a Minister for eHealth to assist Nicola Roxon, US technology services giant CSC has proposed.

Published in Government Tech Policy
The third incarnation of Kate Lundy’s grand Public Sphere policy 2.0 event will plumb the community for ideas and initiatives that will drive growth in the Australian ICT and creative industries sector.

Friday, 31 July 2009 08:21

Feeding the Black Box: Decision-making 2.0

With the release of the Public Sphere 2: Government 2.0 briefing paper from Kate Lundy’s office, it is worth noting the success so far of the Public Sphere venture. But it also highlights some slightly skewed expectations about where Gov 2.0 initiatives can take us and how fast we’ll get there.

Published in The Big House
Monday, 13 July 2009 11:19

Kate Lundy 2.0: Geared for government

Australian Senator and long-time ICT industry advocate Kate Lundy has been shortlisted for the annual international Top Ten most influential people in politics and the internet coordinated by PoliticsOnline and the World eDemocracy Forum.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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