Australia has a small but passionate civic tech community, notably including Code for Australia, who are working alongside governments to build capability, human-centred technology and better connections with local communities.
To get involved, we recommend attending one of Code for Australia's regular Civic Makers Melbourne events.
You can also explore Australia's open government data here.
In the 2020 Microsoft AI for Good Challenge, Australian students in Grades 7-12 are supported by their teachers to learn the basic concepts of Artificial Intelligence.
We collaborate with governments to facilitate better discovery of data, to make data available while protecting privacy, and to perform advanced analytics on data.
A web application to connect the general public with the large network of shelters and rescue organisations when people run into wildlife in distress.
Over 60 percent of people that go to court for a minor offence are planning to and plead guilty. The tool enables guilty pleas to be lodged online prior to the scheduled court date for non-complex minor offences.
Legal Aid Checker is an online triaging system, helping to determine if people are eligible to recieve services and help from Victoria Legal Aid.
Foresight is a platform that layers complex datasets into one single source of truth.
It is a collective of people using their skills to create things for the public good. Sometimes this involves tech, sometimes community organising, sometimes it's just talking about and understanding a problem from different points of view.
Our complete suite of listening, information, analysis, reporting and relationship management features enable you to mix and match precisely the right online tools for your community engagement objectives.
Justice Connect provides legal help to people and communites at risk of being of left behind by the law. This includesa guided diagnostic, intake and triage tool, several online self-help tools, and a facility that allows other organisationsto refer people to Justice Connect.
Health Complaints Assist is a chatbot that helps users make a complaint about medical treatment they or someonethey know received.
Dear Landlord is an interactive app that helps tenants in privately-owned properties to understand their rights andeviction laws. It also helps users generate and review documents such as letters to their landlord or fill out a reviewapplication to the Civil Administrative Tribunal.
Curated by Code for Australia
Code for Australia is a not-for-profit initiative that brings together designers, developers and entrepreneurs to build stuff that matters. Our aim is to make Australian cities more interactive, encourage responsive government and create meaningful change through technology.
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