Posts Tagged ‘public sector

Will you help me App My State? – Victorian Government’s Gov 2.0 initiative

Last year I enjoyed participating in the Lonely Planet / GovHack Hack Day where the team I was in created an application to get people to convert to solar power – mySolarSaver. We were lucky enough to win the Gov 2.0 prize, and got to meet Nicholas Gruen, the head of the Australian Government’s Gov [...]


Joinedupdesignforschools – public sector innovation in the UK

Whilst in London over the holidays, I accidentally (and happily!) ended up at the Sorrell Foundation’s Young Design Centre at Somerset House on the banks of the Thames. A fantastic display is presented in the What’s Next for Schools? exhibition, a product of the joinedupdesignforschools program.

events, service design

Lonely Planet / GovHack Hack Day

Over the weekend I attended the Lonely Planet / Govhack Melbourne event (tweet tag: #melhack) at Lonely Planet headquarters in Footscray
I was lucky enough to be invited to join a team of Victorian Government people – Amanda, Conan, and Simon – who had a great idea using some Department of Sustainability and Environment Sustainability Victoria [...]