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Australia still plugging gaps identified in digital ID system in 2019

An until-now unseen report from over three years ago suggests major changes to Australia’s digital ID system, some of which…

 

NSW contracts Thoughtworks for digital birth certificates

The government of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has contracted Canadian consultancy firm Thoughtworks for the design and…

 

Governments expand digital ID efforts and goals for online public service access

Governments around the world continue with efforts to establish or upgrade digital ID ecosystems in order to enhance the way…

 

Digital ID and biometrics among three Australia IT test project components awarded AU$20M

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs is due to pay out AU$20 million (approximately US$14.8 million) to fund test activities for…

 

Tasmania seeks contractor for digital services portal to enhance online access

The government of the Australian State of Tasmania has launched a call to tender for the set-up of the first…

 

Australia considers following African countries in biometric SIM registration to curb crime

The Morrison Government in Australia has introduced new regulations describing biometrics and multifactor authentication (MFA) technologies aimed to tackle fraud…

 

Cross-department digital ID pilot planned for Australia’s NSW

Residents of Australia’s New South Wales are in line for whole-of-government digital IDs that will let them connect with the…

 

Digital identity program upgrades for France, Scotland, Australia

Three different countries have unveiled updates to their national digital identity programs. France’s IN Groupe has announced a new partnership…

 

Australia recommits to national digital ID push, UK to introduce One Login from April

Australia’s digital and data ministers have made what appears to be a much stronger commitment than has previously been the…

 

Global movement coalescing around age verification and its role in online safety

Europe, the UK and Australia are embarking on further mechanisms to improve online safety for all, with a focus on…

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