You in NSW, we are past masters of this crap here in the UK.
Any Gov IT project here over runs, costs billions more than anticipated and fails to work correctly.
The project is usually decided by taking the cheapest quote and then overseen by politians who have no idea, advised by by experts (additional cost) who don't know one end of a USB lead from another and paid for by you who has to fund the short fall.
In many cases, the project fails in delivery, the company involved in the project sacked, then paid out billions in compensation for their failure!
Why are we no longer surprised.