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Article
14 March 2017

The challenge of what to do about fake news reveals a paucity of policy and regulatory smarts across the wider digital economy.

Article
15 February 2017

Even intelligent people can disagree on the 'facts,' so should government try to regulate fake news? Media stalwart, Tom Burton, breaks down the issues for government.

Video interview
28 November 2016

In this interview, the Prime Minister's Cyber Security adviser dicusses the key lessons learnt from the August shutdown of the 2016 eCensus web site. 

Article
26 September 2016

This article provides a status update on the draft National Action Plan that will articulate how the Federal government intends to promote open government and finalise membership to the Open...

Article
8 September 2016

The publication of public servants’ advice to ministers under freedom of information threatens to undermine good government, the head of New Zealand’s Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet...

Article
2 August 2016

This article discusses some of the ways traditional government communications can embrace new digital service platforms. 

Article
7 July 2016

Public trust in government has declined in recent years, but how can public servants help?

Article
6 May 2016

A departmental review of the ACMA has recommended against Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's preferred UK-style super communications regulator, proposing a new commission agency and calling on the...

Article
25 April 2016

Reveals details on how much government departments are spending on media monitoring.

23 April 2015

The $26 million pro-immunisation package announced by Health Minister Sussan Ley this week has provided a rare moment of bipartisan consensus.