Department of Finance and Deregulation - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Australian government CIO quits

    The Australian government’s CIO Glenn Archer has quit after spending just over one year in the role.

    Written by Byron Connolly03 Feb. 14 10:41
  • Coalition puts IT governance in the frame

    The Coalition has proposed a new structure where ultimate authority for “effective whole-of-government ICT decisions” would rest with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

    Written by Byron Connolly02 Sept. 13 14:26
  • Government cuts tech spending by $300 million: report

    The Australian government has cut spending on technology products and services by $300 million between 2010 and 2012, according to a new report from the Department of Finance and Deregulation.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett10 April 13 16:40
  • Glenn Archer to become the next Australian Gov CIO

    Glenn Archer, deputy and first assistant secretary to former Federal CIO Ann Steward, will step into the Australian Government CIO role, the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) announced.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett18 Dec. 12 12:54
  • Updated: Dept of Finance appoints new CIO

    The Federal Department of Finance and Deregulation has appointed TransACT general manager of IT, Rozanne Frost, as its new CIO.

    Written by Chloe Herrick06 Dec. 11 15:27
  • Finance Dept finalises Managed Print Services Panel

    The Department of Finance and Deregulation has announced the formulation of its Managed Print Services Panel as part of its overall push to whole-of-government ICT procurement.

    Written by Tim Lohman21 June 11 09:54
  • Federal govt gets new telecomms supply panel

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has announced a new group of seven companies in its whole-of-government Telecommunications Management Panel.

    Written by Rodney Gedda15 June 11 11:04
  • Federal govt goes shopping for new search service

    The Australian Government Information Management Service (AGIMO) is on the hunt for a supplier of a managed search service for the Government Search Service, which allows people to retrieve information from public-facing government websites.

    Written by Rodney Gedda02 May 11 11:58
  • NBN assumptions independently tested

    The Department of Finance and Deregulation is expected to receive today draft results from an independent review into NBN Co’s business plan.

    Written by Computerworld Staff23 Nov. 10 09:42
  • Ancient parliamentary car service crumbles

    The 20 year-old system that supports the parliamentary car service is failing security requirements for official government guests.

    Written by Darren Pauli15 April 10 13:33