Federal Government

Accelerating federal government digital capabilities

Helping you deliver a superior government digital experience to all Australians.

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What we do

Telstra has a long and proud history of working with government.

We play a significant role in enabling the digital economy, ensuring jobs and skills in Australia, stay in Australia. We also have an important role to play in keeping Australians safe, and helping to lift Australia's digital inclusion.

With Australia's largest network and our sovereign capability, we partner with all levels of government, to enable all Australians to participate in the digital economy, to see our nation thrive.

Protect every link in the chain

Telstra's cybersecurity capabilities defend government networks, critical systems and applications from external and internal threats to optimise system resiliency.

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Empower a digital workforce

Keep people productive with the right digital tools, applications, and processes. Simplify collaboration for hybrid working and manage workplace flexibility.

Secure Intelligent Sovereign Networks

Telstra’s owned and managed, in Australia network. A network that is robust, adaptable, secure, and equipped to connect all levels of government across Australia, with reach that is next to none.

Accelerating digital economy

Change the way you operate and serve your customers . We will provide you with cutting-edge platforms which help you share and analyse data or build reliable customer-facing apps & web portals to better serve citizens.

Adaptive Mobility & Networks

Your network is more than just a network - it’s your force for productivity as teams collaborate in the cloud. It’s your springboard for innovation. It can help you adapt to challenges and opportunity at pace, and deliver control, flexibility, and security.

Manage and Optimise your Cloud

Simplify the complexities of your clouds with our powerful, award-winning cloud management platform and simple, easy-to-consume managed services.

Insights for Government


Helping advance the digital economy

Nicole McMahon, Group Owner for Government, shares her thoughts on how government can enable a prosperous digital future for all Australians.


Keeping government agencies secure and compliant

Hear Telstra’s CISO Narelle Devine discuss how we are simplifying Essential 8 and network protection.

Case Studies

Driving innovation and enhancing community life

Switching on Darwin aims to improve safety, sustainability and community life through cutting edge technology.

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Transforming operations for the WA Police Force

Digital Policing will provide the tools and platform to interconnect and collaborate between agencies and the wider community.

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Bringing schools together across South Australia

Telstra delivered a fibre-optic broadband network to over 500 public schools across South Australia in just 18 months.

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Empowering health workers to save more lives

An easy-to-use platform helps Ambulance Victoria health workers gain more visibility into bed and equipment capacity, patient status and personal protection equipment (PPE) availability.

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Restoring commuter confidence with Victoria’s Department of Transport

Real-time information service helps passengers plan and ahead and avoid congestion by showing how busy trains, platforms and stations will be.

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Shifting millions of transactions from service centres to the cloud

Telstra Purple helped VicRoads transition to a modern cloud-first environment in less than two years.

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Why Telstra?

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Trust our coverage

With multiple fibre links in every capital and the broadest coverage in regional and rural centres, we’ll keep your people and services online.

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Meet your security compliance requirements

Telstra works closely with the Australian Government, leading security vendors, and the worldwide security community to provide the latest intelligence on the local and global threat landscape.

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Know you’re protected 24/7

Telstra’s Security Operations Centres are based in Australia and built to ASIO T4 standards, a requirement in protecting government agency data.

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Plan a smooth transformation

Our skilled professional services team can propose a cost-efficient migration to a future-proofed, simplified architecture.

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Let’s have a conversation

Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll arrange for the right expert to call you.

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Participate in a roundtable

We’d love your contribution to our government roundtable, with opportunity to network and collaborate.

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