Office of Digital Government

We provide leadership for digital reform within the public sector to improve service delivery to the Western Australian community.
Tablet and laptop
News story - 27 January 2017
Government formalises the appointment of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure as a service suppliers.
News story - 7 December 2017
Innovative approaches acknowledged and awarded at the OpenGov Leadership Forum.
Digital Masterclass
News story - 14 October 2016
Masterclass by Martin Lundqvist, Global Digital Services lead from McKinsey and Company.

What we do

We provide leadership for digital reform within the public sector to improve service delivery to the Western Australian community.  

On 1 July 2018, the Office of Digital Government (previously the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer) became a discrete business unit within the Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Our main focus areas will be to:

  • improve delivery of online services to the Western Australian community
  • implement higher cyber security standards across Government
  • develop policy and strategy to support a culture of data sharing
  • build data analytics capabilities within the WA public sector to underpin good policy development and more targeted service delivery
  • support the implementation of information technology procurement reforms across the sector
  • investigate strategies to reduce the digital divide and any digital disadvantage

Publications and policies

  • Corporate report: The strategy provides a whole of government vision and road map for ICT in the Western Australian public sector.
    Published 25 May 2016
  • Annual report: The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer's 2016-17 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on 14 September 2017.
    Published 14 September 2017
  • Policy: Provides direction for Western Australian public sector agencies in adequately managing their digital security risks.
    Published 25 May 2016
  • Policy: This policy sets a position for the provision and management of the Western Australian Government’s digital service offerings for the community.
    Published 1 May 2016
  • Policy: The policy aims to establish a cloud mindset for the consumption of infrastructure, software and platforms and encourage the widespread adoption of cloud services.
    Published 25 May 2016

Make a Freedom of Information request

In accordance with Part 5, section 94 of the Freedom of Information Act 1992, the Department of Premier and Cabinet has prepared a FOI information statement. This contains details of the types of information held by this Office and how they can be accessed.

Page reviewed 17 January 2019