Information technology

Research report

11 Sep 2018

This research report examines the features that should be included in strength-based programs in order to deliver the most effective outcomes for young people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).


20 Jun 2018

This audit examined whether transparency in government information and communications technology (ICT) investments has improved since the development of the Victorian government ICT dashboard.

Briefing paper

5 Jun 2018

This paper discusses the new technology known as the 'blockchain'. It aims to demystify the blockchain by explaining how it works, outlining current and potential uses, as well as noting the potential risks and challenges this technology may pose to policymakers.

Research report

22 Mar 2018

OCLC has partnered with the American Library Association (ALA) and its Public Library Association (PLA) division to investigate current perceptions and support among US voters and how they may have shifted since 2008 when OCLC published From Awareness to Funding: A Study of Library Support...

Other text

14 Mar 2018

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) and the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) exists to facilitate practical ways for the DTA and the AIIA to engage to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

Research report

The relationship between education and technology for students with disabilities
22 Feb 2018

This report details findings of the Curtin University Teaching Innovation funded project Internet of Things (IoT) Education: Implications for Students with Disabilities. This project aimed to provide insight into both the potential risks and benefits of the IoT for tertiary students with disabilities, particularly in...


20 Feb 2018

This audit assessed whether the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has effectively responded to recent unscheduled information technology (IT) system outages.

Journal article

12 Feb 2018

The digital revolution is unstoppable and irreversible. The speed, scope and pervasiveness of digital technologies is profound. Like every other technologydriven change, it has benefits and challenges.

Research report

9 Jan 2018

For women working in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) jobs, the workplace is a different, sometimes more hostile environment than the one their male coworkers experience. Discrimination and sexual harassment are seen as more frequent, and gender is perceived as more of an impediment...


29 Oct 2017

This newspaper article considers developments towards 'open banking' in New Zealand.


23 Aug 2017

This report identifies the need for a framework to underpin all digital procurement across government. This framework would simplify a range of agency practices and include reforms to digital (including ICT) panels.


15 Jun 2017

A summary of statistics on businesses use of the internet, and the innovation activity of businesses.


24 May 2017

Information and communications technology (ICT) is a critical enabler and transformative agent in the delivery of government services. This audit examined the effectiveness of ICT strategic planning in the public health sector.

Audio interview

21 Feb 2017

New South Wales has announced an overhaul of its Higher School Certificate syllabus with a renewed focus on writing and advanced maths.

It's the first major reform in sixteen years and will come into effect from 2018.

The state government says the changes...

Journal article

1 Dec 2016

As Building Information Modelling (BIM) is an enabler that can improve productivity of a construction project by facilitating collaboration among stakeholders, there has been an effort to promote BIM adoption in Australia, and yet the Australian construction industry is remained behind in adopting the BIM...

Journal article

30 Nov 2016

In April 2016 New Zealand’s long-awaited online voting trial for local elections was again cancelled, or postponed indefinitely. Despite its advocacy of e-government, central government in New Zealand has continued to stall over trialling online voting. The trial of online voting was strongly supported by...

Journal article

30 Nov 2016

This article considers public consultation in the context of New Zealand local government. Although by international standards New Zealand possesses a rich culture of citizen engagement and public consultation (OECD, 2015), the quality of consultation presents itself as a problem to local government, as their...

Research report

9 Nov 2016


Public sector entities rely on information technology (IT) systems (computer hardware and programs) to support business operations and processes.

This report is in its third year and builds on last year’s Financial Systems Controls Report: Information Technology 2014–15.

In this...


25 Oct 2016

This practice-led research project offers a notion of the Mangaian cybernetic continuum as a way to discuss the intersection of digital and physical environments in my media arts practice. I take a position drawn from the Mangaian understanding that the 'material body' has an 'immaterial...


29 Aug 2016

Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people, particularly those in regional and remote areas of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology for socialising, accessing important services or conducting personal business.



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