AWS Cloud for the Public Sector in Australia and New Zealand

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. In Australia and New Zealand, thousands of public sector customers across government, education, nonprofit, and healthcare use AWS to innovate, evolve and solve citizen challenges.

From analytics to databases, mobile services and serverless computing, AWS can help you drive cost savings, speed up time-to-market, increase your agility and innovate.

The benefits of cloud for public sector

Security and compliance

Security and compliance

Security is a top priority at AWS. Our world-class infrastructure meets the highest levels of security, compliance, and data protection. Learn how customers in Australia and New Zealand are using the AWS Cloud to store confidential data, process sensitive transactions, and build critical services.

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Innovation

Innovation

Citizens are looking for faster, more convenient interactions with services they depend on. Learn how AWS helps customers rethink processes and invent new digital solutions to innovate, modernise infrastructure, and improve operational productivity.

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Cost savings

Cost savings

AWS offers low, pay-as-you-go pricing with no up-front expenses or long-term commitments. AWS is able to build and manage a global infrastructure at scale, and pass the cost saving benefits onto you.

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Scale and speed

Scale and speed

AWS provides a massive global cloud infrastructure that allows you to quickly innovate, experiment, and iterate. Learn how to significantly reduce the time taken to deploy new applications, and instantly scale up and scale down based on demand.

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Learn more from our customers

  • Government
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Research
  • Nonprofits
  • Government
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

    Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) holds the Census of Population and Housing every five years, collecting data from around 10 million households and more than 25 million people. Learn how ABS worked with PwC and AWS to help deliver a smooth and secure experience for the 2021 Australian Census.

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    Wellington City Council

    Wellington City Council

    As New Zealand's center of government, Wellington City Council’s mandate includes finding new ways of working and improving the lives of its citizens. Learn how they were able to ensure high availability on their applications, enable remote working for 1,800 users concurrently, and reduce time to launch new servers from 2 weeks to a few hours.

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    Transport for NSW

    Transport for NSW

    Transport for NSW uses machine learning solutions to process big data and predict patronage 48 hours in advance across its extensive transport network. See how they improved customer experience and make data-driven decisions for planning.

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    City of Charles Sturt

    City of Charles Sturt

    The City of Charles Sturt (CCS) is a council in Adelaide, South Australia, that serves and represents the interests of 120,000 constituents. Learn how they achieved 99.999 percent uptime without disruptions, improving cross-team collaboration and scalability within the council.

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  • Education
  • University of Auckland

    University of Auckland

    University of Auckland migrated 30 key university applications to the cloud within just three months. Learn how they improved business continuity, enabled the delivery of learning content to over 2,000 overseas students and set up a scalable call centre to meet peaks in call volume per day during exam and enrollment periods.

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    University of Newcastle

    University of Newcastle

    University of Newcastle worked to a nine-month timeline for the migration of 139 applications to AWS. Learn how the university is able to introduce system changes in 0.5 days instead of three weeks, reduce infrastructure operations costs by 20 percent, upskill stakeholders, automate security monitoring, and improve access to academic resources.

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    Education Perfect

    Education Perfect

    EdTech organisation, Education Perfect (EP), needed to service over 3,000 schools globally whilst preparing to rapidly scale. Learn how EP can scale up and down quickly and deliver on their innovative text-to-speech solution.

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    Department of Education, Western Australia and Kinetic IT

    Department of Education, Western Australia and Kinetic IT

    The Department of Education, Western Australia (WA) is responsible for delivering high quality education to almost 320,000 students in over 800 schools. Learn how they implemented an automated audit process, saving an estimated 10,000 hours of effort, and providing an audit to the WA government in 5 days instead of 3 months.

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  • Healthcare
  • Ventures Health

    Ventures Health

    Ventures Health (VH) is a healthcare organization specializing in electronic health and data services based in the North Island of New Zealand. Since using AWS, VH spends 90 percent less to run its workloads. Learn how they are using their cost savings to enable new innovation pursuits.

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    Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance

    Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance

    Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance is a collaboration of leading hospitals and research organizations looking to enable genomic medicine for patients. Learn how their cloud-based, modular, secure and flexible system helps increase efficiency and prepare them for growth.

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    Juniper Aged Care

    Juniper Aged Care

    In response to COVID-19, Juniper aged care acted quickly to protect their community. Learn how they launched an incident report platform, provided staff with remote working options and ensured residents remain connected with family and clinicians using cloud.

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    Central Australian Aboriginal Congress

    Central Australian Aboriginal Congress

    Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC) is a primary healthcare provider based in Northern Territory, Australia. As the number of clinics grew, so did the need to process large volumes of electronic health data. Learn how CAAC is able to scale on-demand, improve access to patient data and reduce clinical risks using cloud.

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  • Research
  • CSIRO

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

    To unlock the causes of complex diseases, the global scientific community needs access to big data in a highly secure and efficient environment. Learn how cloud has helped CSIRO analyse data 3.6x faster than its legacy solutions and prepare them for future growth.

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    University of Sydney and Koala Genome Research

    University of Sydney and Koala Genome Research

    University of Sydney scientists are making genome data from 450 koalas available on AWS for researchers to help accelerate efforts in preventing their extinction. Learn how this helped reduce data analysis from 10 days to just five hours.

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    Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre and Ronin

    Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre and Ronin

    RONIN’s Cloud Orchestration Platform and Australia’s Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (DHCRC) launched an AWS-based environment that DHCRC uses to drive population health data research. Learn how they stage research environments in under 10 minutes, and cut compute costs by 60 percent.

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    University of Adelaide

    University of Adelaide

    The University of Adelaide is a public university located in Adelaide, South Australia. Learn how they create virtual training resources in minutes, and provide seamless instruction to 152 bioinformaticians at 8 sites across Australia.

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  • Nonprofits
  • Hello Sunday Morning

    Hello Sunday Morning

    Hello Sunday Morning (HSM) is an Australian nonprofit organization that helps people change their relationship with alcohol. Learn how HSM can scale up to 35,000 weekly active users—ten times more than before— with no increase in costs using AWS.

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    Fireball International

    Fireball International

    Fireball International protects lives, homes, and the environment, through early detection, assessment, and mapping of wildfires. Learn how Fireball International can process over 2.5 million images and over 30GB data a day, and shorten wildfire detection to three minutes using AWS.

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    Melbourne Space

    Melbourne Space

    Melbourne Space has been leveraging cloud technology to advance on their missions. From robotics to bushfire fire detection projects, learn how they are using cloud for efficient prototyping—developing and testing in real time.

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    Gaia Resources and Bushfire Volunteers

    Gaia Resources and Bushfire Volunteers

    Australia relies heavily on volunteers to combat bushfires. Learn how Gaia Resources promotes the safety and well-being of bushfire volunteers with an app that helps emergency services volunteers register, track activities, and access merchant offers on AWS.

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See innovation at work

Innovation for Life eBook

eBook: Innovation for Life - Public Sector innovation in ANZ

Dept. of Transport and Main Roads QLD Connected Vehicles

University of Sydney's Genomics Research with AWS and Ronin

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Education

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