The federal government has ditched its controversial billion-dollar plan to outsource Australia’s visa processing platform immediately after adopting a new coverage that will see it create a reusable enterprise-scale workflow processing capacity.
Performing immigration minister Alan Tudge revealed the conclusion and the “new coverage technique to the acquisition and delivery of workflow processing capability” amid the quick escalating coronavirus pandemic late on Friday.
It comes additional than two years immediately after the Division of Home Affairs to start with went searching for an external service provider to design, develop and operated a ‘global digital platform’ that would substitute the country’s two current visa processing platforms.
The platform, which was predicted to be rolled out in 2021, was envisaged to approach ninety % of all visa programs, and combine with other 3rd-celebration systems to enable persons to implement for visa as the stage of scheduling vacation.
Two consortia of bidders ended