Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Minister for Emergency Services; Innovation and the Digital Economy; Medical Research; Volunteering

    New projects to drive digital transformation in Government

    13/03/2023 4:00 PM
    • Second Digital Strategy Roadmap released by the McGowan Government
    • Roadmap highlights significant progress of the WA Government Digital Strategy
    • 27 new initiatives announced, the majority of which are funded through the $900 million Digital Capability Fund

    Innovation and the Digital Economy Minister Stephen Dawson has released the Digital Strategy Roadmap for 2023.


    This roadmap demonstrates the progress of key initiatives which are driving the implementation of the Digital Strategy for the Western Australian Government 2021-2025 (the Digital Strategy).


    The Strategy lays out plans for WA's digital transformation across the whole of Government. It aims to create better services, help make informed decisions, improve safety and security of IT systems and expand digital inclusion.


    This year, the roadmap includes 27 new initiatives, including the implementation of new technology to aid planning reform, advancements in cyber security for Government departments and a program to digitize at-risk audio-visual collections.


    The State Government will continue to report annually on the progress of Digital Strategy projects and initiatives.


    More information on the Roadmaps and the Digital Strategy 2021-2025 is available here.


    Comments attributed to the Innovation and the Digital Economy Minister Stephen Dawson:


    "The Roadmap outlines how the McGowan Government is delivering on its vision for digital reform and progressing WA towards a more secure, sustainable and inclusive digital future.


    "The McGowan Government is delivering modern and seamless digital services that all Western Australians deserve now and into the future.


    "This Roadmap provides WA industry and the community with a future view of the convenient, smart and secure digital projects being delivered by the McGowan Government."


    Minister's office - 6552 5800