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2018 - 2019 Digital Territory Action Plan



2018 - 2019 Digital Territory Action Plan

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Digital Territory Action Plan


Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Digital Territory Strategy; Digital Territory Action Plan




Enabling Territorians to make the most of digital technology to build connections, reach their potential and succeed in a thriving digital economy. There are 61 actions on the 2018 – 2019 action plan. These have been identified by NTG agencies, local government, the digital industry and local business sector, and the research and higher education sector. The 2018-2019 plan also reflects on our digital journey so far, acknowledging the considerable work that has been done to date by showcasing recent key achievements.


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Table of contents

About the digital action plans -- Digital Strategy Blueprint -- Our achievements so far -- Digital Directions -- Growing Jobs and Business -- Connecting Territory Communities -- Building Digital Skills -- Enabling Smarter Communities -- Improving Government Services




Digital Industry; Design; Explore; Deliver; Connecting Territory Communities; Digital Skills

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Northern Territory Government

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Digital Territory Strategy; Digital Territory Action Plan


ii, 20 pages ; 30 cm.

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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government



Related links

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/813426 [2019-20 Digital Territory Action Plan]

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D IR EC TI O N S KE Y FO CU S A RE A S Growing Jobs and Business Connecting Territory Communities Building Digital Skills Enabling Smarter Communities Improving Government Services Assist businesses to identify digital requirements for jobs and plan to enable Territorians to take up the jobs of the future Encourage Territory businesses to adopt digital capabilities through ICT industry leadership and support Enable business innovation and development of new digital solutions through making government datasets open, accessible and free to reuse Support the local digital industry through working cooperatively to expand opportunities, share knowledge and attract digital specialists to supplement existing capacity in the Territorys dynamic digital sector Promote proactive cyber smart practices so NT businesses can better protect their reputation and viability Work with telecommunications providers and the Australian Government to improve communications infrastructure to remote communities and locations across the Territory Increase Territorians access to digital services so everyone can be engaged and included in digital opportunities Investigate tailored digital communications and services that meet divergent community needs across bush and urban communities and recognising Aboriginal culture Link communities with the ICT industry and digital entrepreneurs to develop new solutions to longstanding problems Grow the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) capabilities of Territory children to ensure they have the digital skills needed for future careers or to create their own opportunities Develop Territorians digital knowledge and skills to take up new opportunities in the digital industry in the Northern Territory or to find new and better ways of doing business Encourage people from all age groups, backgrounds and places across the Territory to expand their digital know how to get the most from new technology and stay connected Establish cyber security and data science education opportunities to grow these specialised and in-demand skillsets Encourage greater application of digital technology at the community level Make use of modern sensor systems and data analytics to better integrate activity and make it easier for people to live, work and move about in the community Leverage digital innovation to progress contemporary and eco-friendly transport options Improve community sustainability through digital advancements that encourage less energy and water use Deliver modern government digital services that are customer-centric and simple to use Reform systems and establish government ICT applications on efficient and sustainable platforms Strengthen digital foundations for government and the community to effectively support and enable the digital transformation journey Maintain secure government systems to protect Territorians data Make online identity verification transactions with government easy Digital Strategy Blueprint 2 / Digital Territory Strategy- ACTION PLAN

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