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Family Violence App Wins Inaugural Premier’s iAward

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 30th June 2016 -  An innovative family violence app has won the inaugural Victorian Premier’s iAward for Innovation at the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) Awards. The SmartSafe+

Mental Health App Helps Track Moods

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st April 2016 -  An Australian team from Monash University has developed a new smartphone app to track users’ moods over time and support their mental health and wellbeing. It’s thought that

Aus Hospital Nominated in Global Webby Awards

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th April 2016 -  One of Australia’s top children’s hospitals has been nominated for a global Webby Award for a game app that shows a behind-the-scenes view of hospital life. Called Ed and

Turnbull Launches Homeless App

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 29th January 2016 - 
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched a new mobile website that will connect homeless people, or those that are at risk of being homeless, with service providers. Speaking…

Game that Lets Player’s Kill Aboriginal People Dumped

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 19th January 2016 -  A video game that allowed players to kill Aboriginal people, promoting “racism and negative stereotypes of indigenous Australians”, has been removed from online…

Australian Duo to Connect Celebrities with Fans for Charity

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 3rd December 2015 -  Would you pay up to $100,000 dollars for a five minute conversation with your favourite celebrity or business idol? Two Australian friends are hoping to cash in on the chance that you…

Vatican Unveils Controversial Philanthropy App

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 25th August 2015 -  The Pope has entered the world of crowdfunding with the Vatican unveiling a controversial art philanthropy app. The Patrons of the Arts of the Vatican Museums recently launched Patrum

NFP Launches Anti Stress Apps

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 11th June 2015 -  Not for Profit mental health organisation, ReachOut Australia has launched two new apps to help young Australians reduce anxiety and stress through their smartphones. ReachOut…

Charity Game App for Wildlife Conservation

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th April 2015 -  Melbourne-based wildlife conservation organisation, My Green World, is set to launch a charity-backed mobile game application that will allow users to participate in real-world…

HomeGrown App Wins NFP Big Idea Comp

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 6th January 2015 -  An app to prevent food wastage is one of five winners in the Samsung and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) ‘Adappt Big Ideas’ competition. Called HomeGrown…

NFP Pregnancy Stress App Launches

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 18th November 2014 -  A new Not for Profit App that helps manage the stress of pregnancy and aims to reduce the risk of developing postnatal depression and other mental illnesses has been created by beyondblue…

New Donation App for Charities

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 30th October 2014 -  A new smartphone application has been developed with the goal of replacing gifts like chocolates or wine with a donation to a charity. Sydney-based former accountant Barney Gordon,…
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