Intra-agency sharing wins at government digital awards

New awards scheme to encourage agencies to enhance their digital information management skills and inspire other agencies announces its first winners.

The electronic court file, ImmiAccount self-service visa applications, and the range of federal Human Services’ online channels are among Commonwealth government projects honoured at the inaugural Digital Excellence Awards, announced on Monday.

The digital awards are a new venture from the National Archives of Australia to recognise world-class digital achievements from public service trend-setters.

David Fricker

David Fricker

The Federal Court’s development of Australia’s first electronic court file format impressed the judges — Institute for Public Administration Australia president Terry Moran, National ICT Australia CIO Phil Robertson and National Archives director-general David Fricker — in the way it benefits other court systems as well.

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