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  • Govt security vetting systems still unreliable despite costly upgrades

    Despite the Department of Defence investing $37 million since 2008 in upgrading the core IT systems at the agency responsible for assigning security clearance for a significant number of government employees and contractors, those systems still lack "reliability and functionality".

  • Defence review takes aim at application sprawl

    The First Principles Review of Defence released today by the government has identified a "costly and complex" application landscape within the Defence Department as a source of waste and inefficiencies.

  • Defence's e-health budget blowout

    A Department of Defence e-health project ended up costing $110 million more than budgeted and was delivered three years late, according to a new Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) report.

  • RadComms: Tech advances to be fueled by spectrum

    Access to high-bandwidth wireless broadband is critical for supporting drones, national defence and autonomous mining equipment, according to presenters from industry and government at the RadComms conference in Sydney today.

Features about department of defence
  • Exclusive: Q&A with Defence CTO, Matt Yannopoulos

    Computerworld Australia got the chance to meet and chat with Department of Defence chief technical officer, Matt Yannopoulos, on the state of ICT reform within the department, the opportunity for consumer applications on the warfield and the difficulty of finding the right ICT personnel for the agency.