Innovation Showcase

Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 25 May 2010. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 3 April 2014.ABC Pool is a social media site where people can share and engage with creative work and collaborate with the people who make it. It’s a place to upload images, text, audio, and video. Anyone, any age, anywhere can contribute to Pool.ABC Pool is run by the Australian public broadcaster and has a number of projects to...
Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 10 March 2011. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 4 April 2014.MyCommunity is the first online community established and operated by the Human Services Portfolio. It was planned as a short-term pilot project which began on 20 July 2010 and concluded on 31 December 2010.MyCommunity was created to encourage Centrelink customers to contribute their views on how we can make our...
We’re seeking the help of our colleagues to test that we’re on the right track with the development of the new Innovation Awards for the Australian Public Service (APS).As we shared earlier in the year, we’re working with IPAA ACT to establish a set of innovation awards to recognise some of the novel things happening across the public service.The working group has made a lot of progress, and we’re getting quite excited about launching the awards next year.Before we do so though, we’d like to...
Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 25 May 2010. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 3 April 2014.The Shared Land Information Platform (SLIP) is a cross government initiative to connect, disseminate and use information through a single online access point.SLIP Enabler provides web technologies to disseminate a wide variety of information through open standards minimising the need for customisation by an end user to...
Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 27 July 2012. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 4 April 2014.Caring for our Country was established in 2008 as the Australian Government’s flagship program to support better management of our environment and natural resources.The initiative supports communities, farmers, land managers, local, state and territory governments, regional natural resource management bodies, industry...
Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 17 August 2010. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 3 April 2014.The Department of Immigration and Citizenship established a high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) broadcast production capacity within the National Communications Branch (NatComms) in 2006. Production and Design (PD) section was established within the branch to provide a wide range of services to the...
This is a case study about the Digital Canberra Challenge, and involves open innovation and industry development.Key details What is it? The Digital Canberra Challenge is an ACT Government initiative, managed by NICTA’s eGovernment Cluster, to engage Canberra innovators in solving business challenges in public administration When did it launch? August 2013 What does it involve? Open innovation, industry development.The Digital Canberra Challenge“How do we open a dialogue between the innovation...
Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 25 May 2010. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 3 April 2014.The Museum’s collection database went live in mid-2006, making the entire collection available online for the first time. The goal was to create a user-friendly experience for all citizens, to search and browse the collection. To this end, the collection features a simple search box, the ability to browse using the...
Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 26 February 2011. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 4 April 2014.VANguard is a Whole-of-Government service delivered by the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR).  It is a key enabler of the Government Strategy for business-to-government transactions, delivering a range of secure eAuthentication services including: User Authentication Service – (UAS);...
What if someone asked you “ What was the best innovation implemented in/by the Australian Public Service in the last year?”What would you say? Maybe you’d suggest one of the examples we highlighted in our Innovation Month video or point to something you read about it in the media. Or maybe your answer would be “I don’t know”.We know there are great examples out there. The work we do with Public Sector Innovation Month and the Innovation Showcase is about sharing stories, examples and practical...