- Stronger Regional Connectivity Package: $220M for improved internet and mobile services in regional Australia.
- Unique Student Identifier (USI): $18.3 million over four years for a centralised digital training record, for both VET and university students. The USI currently applies only to the VET sector. The Australian Government is likely to find universities less cooperative with the USI than the VET sector. Worryingly, when I just tried the USI website, it was not responding.
- Online Safety Grants Program: $10.0M over four years for online safety education for children. This funding is only for non-government organisations.
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
IT in the 2019/2020 Australian Federal Budget
Some IT items from the 2019/2020 Australian Federal Budget: