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Virgin Australia’s loyalty CIO decamps to icare NSW – Training & Development- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The chief information officer in charge of Virgin Australia’s loyalty scheme has made the jump to the NSW government’s nominal insurer after almost two years. Caroline Rockett, who has been with Velocity Frequent Flyer since September 2018, joined icare NSW this week as its new digital and technology group executive. She assumes the responsibility from […]

NSW is unable to use Covidsafe app’s data for contact tracing | Australia news – Blog – Emails

Australia’s most populous state, and the state with the most coronavirus cases has not yet been able to use the Covidsafe app for contact tracing. In nearly a month since it launched, more than 5.7 million Australians have downloaded and registered to use the Covidsafe contact-tracing app, which is designed to make it easier for […]

Service NSW hit by email compromise attack – Security- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Service NSW has been hit with an email compromise attack impacting the accounts of 47 staff members and information of an unknown number of citizens. The attack, first reported by 9News, has been referred to forensic specialists, police and government cyber investigators, who were trying to “identify any customer information that may have been accessed.” […]

How an SMS bot helped NSW Health cut COVID-19 test result wait times – Strategy – Projects – Cloud – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

NSW Health has drastically reduced the amount of time taken to return negative COVID-19 pathology results to patients using a SMS text bot engine that automates the contact process. eHealth NSW chief information officer Zoran Bolevich told the AWS Summit in Sydney that the “really clever work” had “cut down the waiting time from days […]

NSW pours another $10m into ePlanning platform – Strategy – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The NSW government will spend another $9.7 million bolstering the state’s ePlanning platform, as all metropolitan and regional councils prepare to start using the system. Customer service minister Victor Dominello announced the new funding on Tuesday to deliver “essential upgrades to the platform” before it becomes mandatory for all councils next year. The platform – […]

NSW launches heat map showing active COVID-19 cases by postcode – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

NSW has become the first state or territory government to release an official coronavirus heat map that pinpoints historical and active coronavirus cases by postcode. Premier Gladys Berejiklian launched the interactive map on Friday morning, as the state’s first coronavirus lockdown measures were lifted, to help inform the community about local cases The heat map, […]

NSW Police to link body-cams to firearms, tasers for automated recording – Strategy – Hardware – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Frontline police officers in NSW could soon have their firearms, tasers and body-worn video cameras linked to capture video and audio evidence automatically under an ambitious proposal to increase accountability and improve workflows. NSW Police on Thursday began looking for a technology platform to allow current and future equipment and devices used in the line […]

NSW Health buys 2000 iPads to monitor COVID-19 patients remotely – Strategy – Hardware- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

NSW Health has bought thousands of new Apple iPads to remotely monitor the conditions of COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms in the event that hospitals become overwhelmed. The 2000-strong fleet of 4G iPads with SIMs will allow the department to observe patients from the comfort of their own home using telehealth and virtual care solutions. […]