TALENTED PEOPLE MAKING STUFF THAT MATTERS
With help from Code for Australia, talented people across Australia have designed, developed and released amazing technology solutions. Together, we're solving problems that impact ordinary citizens in a big way.
As part of Code for Victoria II, this project is working to help clients understand their rights, match their disputes to appropriate support and solve disputes themselves.
As part of Code for Victoria II, this project is working to improve offenders’ access to information, support, education and rehabilitation tools to assist them to successfully complete their Community Correction Orders.
We found that over 60 percent of people that go to court for a minor offence are planning to and plead guilty, so we built Online Pleas. The prototype demonstrates how a guilty plea could be lodged online prior to the scheduled court date for non-complex minor offences.
Our Fellows developed a SMS notification service, which is a simple tool that helps automate text message reminders to clients when they have an appointment with VLA.
Legal Aid Checker is an online triaging system developed by our Fellows. It was created for people seeking legal aid, and with a few simple steps, allows them to determine if Victorian Legal Aid can provide services to them.
A digital tool to support the case triaging activities of the NJC and start quantifying the work that is put into dealing with complex Family Violence cases
This project involved exploring what an intranet for a small business unit might look like. We investigated how we might keep track of staff lists, manage links to documents and share news / events / updates.
A web application to connect the general public with the large network of shelters and rescue organisations when people run into wildlife in distress.
We created an interactive illustration of how the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning functions to strengthen connections between the environment, community, industry and economy.
This project sought to create a functional prototype that would assist the department to communicate stages of planned burns with a user-friendly and accessible mapping tool.
The Biodiversity Atlas app is an application programming interface (API) created from the VBA web-based information system and Museums Victoria API to provide programmatic access to read and share information about wildlife in Victoria.
By rethinking the manner in which heritage listings are presented and harnessing the power of storytelling, we created a platform attempting to change the general perception of heritage.
Every two years, consulting group ARRB Group travels the full length of the 22,500 kilometre road network managed by VicRoads. Specialised vehicles record fine grained detail like surface quality, line marking reflectivity, slope and so on. To help staff make sense of the data, 360-degree photographs are taken of the environment.
During his time as Code for Australia's "Data Guru in Residence" at the City of Melbourne, Steve Bennett deployed this site to publish data from the environmental sensors in real-time.
This web application answers the question often asked by voters: "When is the next election"? It also provides simple summaries of policy positions of the the major political parties when it comes to key issues like the NBN, taxation and climate change.
3rd place winner at the #BudgetHack event held in April 2016, AskBudget is a platform to enable users to explore the language of the budget with a focus on issues that are important to them.
2nd place winner at the #BudgetHack event held in April 2016, Budget Pie is a web app that makes Victorian budget data easier to access and understand.
1st prize winner at the #BudgetHack event held in April 2016, Bling My Suburb visualises how much the Victorian government is spending on average per person across the state.
The Construction Contracts Register is a dashboard illustrating where government is spending its money on infrastructure projects.
ADVANCING SOCIAL WELFARE
As part of Code for Victoria II, this project is working to improve communication channels for clients requiring housing assistance.
School Finder is an online tool for parents or guardians to find the right school for their kids. After identifying that there was a lack of services available for parents selecting public schools for children, fellow Peter Welte developed a tool to include a wide range of specialist programs and provisions to support students with disability or difficulties in learning and behaviour.