27 September 2023

Government Digital Awards presented

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The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has announced the winners of the 2020 Australian Government Digital Awards.

Presented at the recent Digital Summit 2020, the Awards recognise excellence in Government digital products, services, partnerships, and individuals in eight categories and demonstrated the commitment of Government and industry, to digital transformation and innovation.

‘The nominations addressed a variety of topics, including aged care, finance, and education, and show the importance of the digital profession,” DTA said.

“They show that government and industry can respond quickly and smartly to change, with many of the finalists and winning projects responding to or supporting Australians through the crises we have faced in 2020,” it said

“We thank all those who also nominated for these Awards”

DTA named the winners as:

Outstanding digital product or service
Services Australia: Aged Care Provider Portal

Outstanding government platform
NSW Department of Education: Education NSW Digital Connect Network

Outstanding use of emerging technology
NSW Department of Education: Schools Video Livestreaming

Outstanding digital methodology or approach
Australian Securities and Investment Commission: Next Gen MoneySmart

Excellence in government/industry partnership
Department of Health: Electronic Prescribing

Excellence in multi-agency partnership
eSafety Commissioner: Helping older Australians get online

Emerging digital talent
Department of Premier and Cabinet Victoria: Meagan Carlsson

Digital profession
Department of Transport and Main Roads Queensland: Michael Ashworth

The Awards were presented by Professor Elanor Huntington of the Australian National University; Ron Gauci from the Australian Information Industry Association; and Stephanie Foster PSM of the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet.

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