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Technology can be a weapon against the nation’s most vulnerable

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 14th May 2019 -  Digital transformation has the power to harm some of the most vulnerable people in the community, warns the CEO of the Australian Council of Social Service.

Virtual counsellor steps in to help out on suicide hotline

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 4th April 2019 -  One of Australia’s largest suicide helplines is trialing a virtual counsellor as the first point of call for people accessing the site, in a bid to make the service faster and easier to access.  

Launch of Global NGO Tech Survey

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 5th March 2019 -  Australians are being encouraged to take part in the “world's only crowdsourced research project for the not-for-profit sector”.

Digital Inclusion Program Hopes to Develop New Skills

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 24th September 2018 -  With South Australia facing the worst rate of digital exclusion in the country, a new program is working hard to turn the statistic around.

Virtual Reality to Revolutionise Training for Disability Support

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th September 2018 -  A disability service provider hopes to revolutionise support training in the disability sector, unveiling a prototype for a virtual reality training tool.  

What NFPs Need to Know About Finding the Right IT Partner

Contributor, Tuesday, 24th October 2017 -  Choosing the right IT partner is a crucial decision for not-for-profit organisations – more so than most other industries out there, according to specialists Brennan IT.

Finalists Named in Inaugural Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards  

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 30th August 2017 -  Indigenous app developers, digital designers, entrepreneurs, online educators and virtual reality artists are some of the finalists in the inaugural Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) Awards.

Virtual Reality Game Launches to Engage Youth in Disability Sector

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 3rd August 2017 -  A world first immersive virtual reality work experience game designed to engage young people to work in the disability sector, has launched in Victoria.

Cross Sector Alliance Forms To End Digital Divide

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 3rd August 2017 -  More than 100 organisations from civil society, business, media and technology have joined forces to reduce the number of Australians being left behind in the digital age.

Digital Divide Deepens For Low Income, Disabled, Indigenous, and Ageing Australians

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 -  Three million Australians are still not online and are missing out on educational, health, social and financial benefits as a consequence, a new report has found.
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