Monthly Archives: October 2009

OpenAustralia Hackfest – MashupAustralia Edition

The OpenAustralia Foundation and Google invite you to this free all-weekend hacking extravaganza for anyone interested in creating a mashup for the MashupAustralia competition or hacking on the OpenAustralia website. Build a cool application using data from http://data.australia.gov.au, enter it into the MashupAustralia competition and and you’re in with a chance to win prizes, including […]

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The ups and downs of funding new projects

About two months ago we put in an application for funding to the auDA Foundation for a new project called “Planning Alerts”. The ideas is simple. Wouldn’t it be great if you could go to a website and put in your email address and where you live and get updates of any development applications in […]

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Fox Force Five: OpenAustralia, eDemocracy and Education

I’ve been a volunteer with OpenAustralia for some time now, and I don’t think I’ve talked enough about why I admire this project so much, and why I think it’s so important. It’s because I believe in transparent, accountable and accessible government. It’s because I believe in removing the obstacles which keep people from participating […]

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