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Giving fraud the finger: Are biometrics the final word in preventing aid diversion?

Oliver May, Thursday, 11th July 2019 -  As Pro Bono News reports on a rise in fraud allegations in the NDIS, and the UN attempts to control diversion in Yemen with biometrics, technologies seem to offer simple fraud control solutions. But do they actually, asks Oliver May.

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Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life

Contributor, Thursday, 4th July 2019 -  Virtual embodiment provides an opportunity to explore the world from a different point of view and can alter your behaviour in real life, write Thuong Hoang and Guy Wood-Bradley from Deakin University, in this article which first appeared in The Conv

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.  

Australia Gets First Blockchain Charity

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  Fundraising is set for a technological makeover with the launch of Australia’s first charity to be built natively on the blockchain.

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.
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