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 2 April 2014.The Family Violence Inquiry was one of the largest and most significant in the ALRC’s recent history. On 29 April 2010 the ALRC released it’s Consultation Paper, and at the same time launched the Family Violence Blog, set up to encourage public discussion and debate of the (more than 200!) questions and proposals...
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.The Tax Issues Entry System, or TIES for short, is an Australian Government initiative jointly managed by the Australian Taxation Office and the Department of the Treasury. TIES provides an opportunity for you to raise issues relating to the care and maintenance of the Australian Government’s tax and superannuation...
myTax, a new service from the Australian Taxation Office, provides a completely online and streamlined process for people with straightforward taxation matters to lodge their tax return as an individual.Key details What is it? myTax is a streamlined tax return designed for people with straightforward tax affairs When did it launch? July 2014 What innovation elements does the case study involve? Co-design, digital, marketing.myTaxEvery year over 12m Australians lodge their income tax returns,...
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 2 April 2014.The Australian Bureau of Statistics is the first National Statistical Office in the world to make the entire census dataset available online in an interactive way. CDATA Online is an excellent example of early adoption of Government 2.0 – making data available to the citizens of the world in a useful way while protecting...
Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 22 June 2011. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 4 April 2014.speechbubble is an online discussion forum that was developed in 2010 to inform and engage with customers, staff and stakeholders on Department of Human Services’ initiatives.speechbubble is an online collaborative platform where people can post comments, suggestions and feedback. It provides a less formal and more...
Please note this item was originally published on a separate Innovation Showcase website on 21 June 2010. It was migrated to the Public Sector Innovation Toolkit on 3 April 2014.The Australian Government has committed to build a National Broadband Network (NBN) that will connect up to 93 percent of all Australian homes, schools and workplaces with broadband services with speeds of 100 megabits per second. All others will be connected with next generation wireless and satellite technologies that...
This is a case study about the redevelopment of the Business Victoria website, and involves procurement, design thinking and Gov 2.0.Key details What is it?The redevelopment of the Business Victoria website to provide a better experience for site visitors, particularly those using mobile devices When did it launch?30 March 2014 What did it involve?Procurement, design thinking, and Gov 2.0 What has it achieved?Increased engagement, positive feedback from users, higher website traffic, and faster...
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 3 April 2014.Australian Government Mobile Offices are mobile offices providing a range of government payments and services, making it easier for people in rural communities to conduct their business with Centrelink.URLhttp://www.centrelink.gov.au/internet/internet.nsf/individuals/drought_assist.htmThe ChallengeThe genesis for...
What is the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy Virtual Seminar Series 2014 (VSS)?The Virtual Seminar Series (VSS) is Safe Work Australia’s innovative approach to delivering key business objectives including: supporting the implementation of the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 (Australian Strategy), and promoting community awareness and knowledge of work health and safety matters.This free online event ran through Safe Work Australia Month in October 2014 and was a...
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 2 April 2014.Daily on Demand provides online audio-visual replays of the extracts of ACT Assembly proceedings which are requested by the user. This is a first for Australian parliaments. Indeed, it places the Assembly at the forefront of world legislatures in making parliamentary proceedings more relevant and accessible in a timely,...