APS issued official guidance on workplace use of ChatGPT, Bard AI and Bing AI

The Australian Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) and Department of Finance have issued interim guidance on the use of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the public sector. The recommendations include logging and obtaining permission for AI use, self-reporting policy breaches, and avoiding the upload of sensitive information. The DTA aims to ensure responsible and safe AI use, while increasing transparency and community trust. The advisory emphasizes the need for human validation of AI-generated outputs and encourages adherence to agency policies.