[LINK] Effect of New Government on ICT in Canberra

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Sun Sep 15 10:08:47 AEST 2013

On 13/09/13 09:23, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:

> You mean something like, or an extension of, this?
> http://www.ag.gov.au/rightsandprotections/identitysecurity/pages/documentverificationservice.aspx

Yes, something like the AG's Document Verification Service, could be 
used to provide electronic verification of documents, such as education 

The ANU uses the Digitary service, which was a spin-off of Dublin City 
University, to provide digital academic transcripts: 

However, this system seems to just provide facsimiles of paper 
documents. You still have to transcribe the information manually into an 
application to enroll or get a job, for example, and then someone else 
has to manually check what you typed against the transcript from the 

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