Justin Hendry

Justin Hendry is a Sydney-based journalist and the deputy editor of iTnews. He covers all things government IT. Before joining iTnews in 2017, Hendry worked as a journalist at public sector research house Intermedium. He is a graduate of Macquarie University in Sydney.

Recent articles by Justin Hendry

IT contractors dwarf internal staff at biggest Govt agencies

IT contractors dwarf internal staff at biggest Govt agencies

DTA gives a look into Govt IT workforce amid probe.
Justin Hendry May 31 2021, 1:30PM Services
NSW Govt to spend more with SMB IT firms

NSW Govt to spend more with SMB IT firms

Aims to spend up to $750m with smaller players.
Justin Hendry Feb 9 2021, 10:19AM Services
BAI awarded $80m NSW emergency comms contract

BAI awarded $80m NSW emergency comms contract

Will continue to operate state's public safety network.
Justin Hendry Dec 7 2020, 11:57AM Telco
WA Health delays $124m hybrid cloud shift, extends Fujitsu deal

WA Health delays $124m hybrid cloud shift, extends Fujitsu deal

Slows Atos migration.
Justin Hendry Nov 9 2020, 2:21PM Cloud
Vic govt to combine IT buying registers

Vic govt to combine IT buying registers

eServices Register and IT Infrastructure Register to become one.
Justin Hendry Sep 24 2020, 7:00AM Services
Defence worried its $1.8bn Telstra-built network needs urgent action

Defence worried its $1.8bn Telstra-built network needs urgent action

Project scores 'medium-low' delivery confidence rating.
Justin Hendry Aug 11 2020, 10:26AM Telco
Former contractor charged with unauthorised data access

Former contractor charged with unauthorised data access

NSW man downloaded hundreds of files from unnamed sales company.
Justin Hendry Feb 20 2020, 6:41AM Security
Data#3 scores millions for Win 7 support extensions

Data#3 scores millions for Win 7 support extensions

Thousands of staff remain on out-of-support OS.
Justin Hendry Jan 20 2020, 8:09AM Services
Google pays $481.5m to settle Aussie tax dispute

Google pays $481.5m to settle Aussie tax dispute

After extensive audit.
Justin Hendry Dec 19 2019, 8:59AM Finance
ACCC warns loyalty schemes over data linkage

ACCC warns loyalty schemes over data linkage

Automatic profile linking to payment cards under threat.
Justin Hendry Dec 5 2019, 11:59AM Software
Broadband tax to start in July 2020

Broadband tax to start in July 2020

$7.10 a month for most business and home NBN connections.
Justin Hendry Nov 29 2019, 6:15AM Telco
Govt proposes IoT security hygiene plan

Govt proposes IoT security hygiene plan

Service providers and device makers covered by voluntary code.
Justin Hendry Nov 20 2019, 12:26PM Security
Skilled tech migrants eased onto residency 'fast-track'

Skilled tech migrants eased onto residency 'fast-track'

Rapid permanent residency for migrants with security or big data skills.
Justin Hendry Nov 6 2019, 9:52AM Security
Government-wide messaging platform cost just $150k

Government-wide messaging platform cost just $150k

Adjust expectations for you next Canberra quote!
Justin Hendry Oct 31 2019, 11:44AM Cloud
Victoria Police arrest man over DDOS attacks

Victoria Police arrest man over DDOS attacks

Allege action against telco.
Justin Hendry Oct 31 2019, 6:12AM Security
Senate pushes fix to allow US access to local clouds

Senate pushes fix to allow US access to local clouds

To ensure Australian access to US servers.
Justin Hendry Oct 21 2019, 6:40AM Cloud
Feds scope whole-of-Gov O365 deal

Feds scope whole-of-Gov O365 deal

Massive change to government procurement on the cards.
Justin Hendry Aug 14 2019, 6:36AM Services
NBN scam reports hit 100 a day

NBN scam reports hit 100 a day

We don't ever call you, says network-builder.
Justin Hendry Aug 13 2019, 6:19AM Telco
457 visa replacement scheme approved by Feds

457 visa replacement scheme approved by Feds

'Global talent – employer sponsored program’ scheme open to startups or $4m+ businesses.
Justin Hendry Aug 9 2019, 8:36AM Training & Development
IBM, Accenture & Infosys vie for Centrelink payments gig

IBM, Accenture & Infosys vie for Centrelink payments gig

Shortlisted for "complex" WPIT project.
Justin Hendry Jun 30 2019, 5:56PM Software

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