Victorian government news stories
DDLS and AIICT team up to boost digital skills in Victoria
DDLS and The Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT) are joining forces to deliver 12 week training courses as part of the Victorian Government’s new Digital Jobs program.
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Datacom snaps up AWS award for work with Victorian Government
Datacom picked up the Global Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network Public Sector Partner Award.
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NNNCo and Agriculture Vic to roll out rural IoT networks
Funding the delivery of IoT network connectivity to each trial region is an important part of the On-Farm IoT Trial to ensure reliable network coverage to farmers.
Vic Govt provider deploys Zscaler cloud platform
The Victorian Government’s ICT shared services provider Cenitex has recently adopted a new cloud platform to service more than 26,000 Victorian public servants across the state.
How process automation improves efficiency for Parks Victoria
Microsoft brings new efficiency to Parks Victoria with ParkConnect, a centralised management system for employees and stakeholders.
Google's new Melbourne office a major boost for Victorian tech sector
Melbourne is now home to Google’s first Victorian office after officially opening its doors last week.
Mavenlink lands in APAC with new office in Melbourne
The expansion has gained the support of the Victorian Government, which has provided business assistance to Mavenlink.
Victorian Govt devotes $17.6 m to Cyber Security Strategy
The strategy will protect government agencies and networks from cyber hacking threats, and will also help to protect the privacy of Victorians.
CyberGym opens Melbourne cybersecurity training centre
“It’s exciting to have global leaders like CyberGym in Melbourne to be part of our thriving cyber security and digital technology sector."
Victorian Government welcomes the State's first CISO
John O’Driscoll has taken up the CISO role and joins from his previous position as senior manager of Information and Technology Risk at ANZ.
Dimension Data, Deakin Uni & Vic Govt work with industry to boost Australia's cyber skills
Students can choose to take a 12-week internship at ANZ, Deakin, Dimension Data or the NAB after they have completed their studies.
Victorian Government signs $200m deal to upgrade fines system
Civica will undertake a major recruitment of existing employees to support the introduction of the Fines Reform Act and the new VIEW system.
Chinese VC partners with Melbourne to launch Asia-focused startup incubator
Suzhou High-Tech Venture Capital Group is providing up to AU$80m in financial support to run the centre, and develop projects over the next 3 years.
Victorian Government launches its first Cyber Security Strategy
The Victorian Government says it is ‘getting on’ with the state’s first Cyber Security Strategy to help protect itself from cyber threats.
Victorian government reinforces focus on fintech, announces new hub in Melbourne
The proposal comes on the back of the government’s announcement of Melbourne’s first fintech festival later this year.
Intersekt festival to drive Asia-Pacific fintech growth
Intersekt will run from October 27 until November 3 and will be held in partnership with FinTech Victoria, York Butter Factory and Next Money.
Victorian Govt aims to create the first 'cyber ready' state in Australia
Victoria aims be Australia's first truly cyber ready state - and at the centre of the fast-growing cybersecurity ecosystem.
Mimecast makes waves in the Australian cybersecurity market
"Our ongoing investment in Australia cybersecurity expertise, local partnerships & regional tech infrastructure has been instrumental in growth."