The funding can be used to fund “lifesaving but costly” improvements as new mobile radios for responders, additional wireless towers and new equipment for communications centers that enables jurisdictions to communicate with each other.
e-Mongolia provides citizens with vaccination certificates, social insurance payment references, residential address registration references, and other certificates. To date, the app includes 640 services and has two million users.
The Government Digital Service awarded a contract worth as much as £9 million (US$11.8 million) to business and government consulting giant Deloitte to build a digital ID app. The service contract covers a two-year period.
The government is also planning to develop a Digital Age Policy over the next two years using $6.2 million in funding that will also be used to “position Australia as a world leader in regulating the digital economy”.