• Techfugees Australia

    Organisation: Techfugees Australia
    Organisation Type : Grass Roots Organization or Community Network
    Areas of Society Impacted:
    • Work and Employment
    • Health and Wellbeing
    • Participation and Democracy
    • Education and Skills
    • Culture and Arts
    • Finance and Economy
    • Neighbourhood Regeneration
    • Other
    Areas of DSI:
    • Awareness Networks
    • Collaborative Economy
    State: VIC

    Techfugees Australia is the tech community’s response to the current refugee crisis involving a network of concerned individuals who want to help refugees settle happily and more quickly into the Australian community. We’re part of a global movement that started in late 2015 with dozens of events now held around Read more [...]

  • Ballarat GovHack

    Organisation: Ballarat GovHack
    Organisation Type : Grass Roots Organization or Community Network
    Areas of Society Impacted:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    • Participation and Democracy
    • Education and Skills
    • Neighbourhood Regeneration
    Areas of DSI:
    • Open Democracy
    • Open Access

    We ♥ open data! GovHack is an annual ‘hackathon’ competition where participants create things using open data. Teams Teams (which you will form yourselves) work together over 46 hours to explore, mash up, ideate and communicate your concepts. It’s a competition, and there are prizes, but GovHack is a friendly creative environment. The Read more [...]

  • Ballarat Hackerspace

    Organisation: Ballarat Hackerspace
    Organisation Type : Academia and Research
    Areas of Society Impacted:
    • Work and Employment
    • Education and Skills
    • Science
    • Energy and Environment
    • Neighbourhood Regeneration
    Areas of DSI:
    • New Ways of Making
    • Funding Acceleration and Incubation

    The Ballarat Hackerspace is modeled on an international community of like minded spaces that started in Germany back in 1995. It supports and encourages Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics culture in the Ballarat region by providing a physical space for residents to meet, interact, create and innovate. We are Read more [...]

  • FM_Lab

    Organisation: Footscray Maker Lab Collective
    Organisation Type : Grass Roots Organization or Community Network
    Areas of Society Impacted:
    • Education and Skills
    • Science
    • Energy and Environment
    • Neighbourhood Regeneration
    Areas of DSI:
    • New Ways of Making
    • Funding Acceleration and Incubation

    The Footscray Maker Lab is a co-working workshop located in Footscray in Melbourne’s inner west. We provide affordable space for artists, craftspeople, engineers and makers. Our goal is to nurture a community of like minded people to share knowledge, collaborate and work on common projects. Currently at the FML we have Read more [...]

  • CCHS

    Organisation: Connected Community HackerSpace
    Organisation Type : Grass Roots Organization or Community Network
    Areas of Society Impacted:
    • Education and Skills
    • Science
    • Energy and Environment
    Areas of DSI:
    • New Ways of Making
    • Collaborative Economy

    CCHS is a community workshop run by an enthusiastic group of like-minded members, located in Hawthorn, Victoria. Visitors and new members of all skill levels are very welcome. The About the CCHS page has more details. CCHS is also known as the Melbourne HackerSpace or HackMelbourne and is one of Read more [...]