Spearheaded by Peter Leonard, a team of leading Australian privacy professionals and academics consider that more is needed to ensure community trust in uptake of the COVIDsafe contact tracing app at this crucial time in pandemic management. They argue that there is a strong public purpose in both deploying a contact tracing app and ensuring meaningful and consistent controls around what happens to personal information of the community.
A new Digital Twin resource hub for Australia and New Zealand has been launched to help promote the benefits of Digital Twin technology in helping activate data and create value for policy makers, practitioners, researcher’s, and the community.
This Guidance Note provides an overview of Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for Cities, and outlines the fundamentals, benefits and key steps in undertaking a PIA. It is intended to assist local governments in managing privacy around new projects and initiatives.
We have delayed publishing this letter as we have been busy working with cities and our partners during this global crisis. Our teams in ASEAN, Australia, India and North America have been working with cities and other liked minded organizations to do what they can to relieve suffering.
Our actions are guided by empathy, relevance and agility.
The new Mayor of Ipswich City Council, Teresa Harding, has announced her intent on accelerating responsible governance through best-practice data leadership. Mayor Harding has revealed her vision for the establishment of Australia's first Transparency and Integrity Hub for publishing city financial data to rebuild public trust.
With our work day spent more and more in front of the camera on video conferences, there is no better time to have some spare virtual backgrounds at your disposal to enhance your style, and message.
The Smart Cities Council hosted Smart Cities Week Australia 2020 event scheduled for 26-28 August in Melbourne will reorganise as a series of intense online collaborations, followed by a one-day networking opportunity.
Following its nation leading ‘Switching on Darwin’ smart cities deployment, the City of Darwin has again demonstrated its commitment to digital innovation by becoming the first Australian city to join a global smart cities project exchange.
The Smart Cities Council launched today the first series of a new resource - the Smart Cities Info Cards. These cards are short and succinct knowledge resources to support awareness raising and building the capacity of government stakeholders and community members seeking to further engage in smart cities.
Our new series on the Smart Cities Chronicles podcast is called "The Week in Data". This series has us chatting with digital and data leaders on what they heard, saw and read during the week. Our first three episodes are up on the Chronicles, with more to come.