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Melbourne’s first OpenAustralia hackfest

OpenAustralia.org, Australia’s first eDemocracy website, would like to invite its friends, fans and volunteers to its first Melbourne hackfest. The first OpenAustralia hackfest, held in Sydney in June, was a big success, attracting 50 volunteers. We worked on solving existing problems as well as starting new OpenAustralia projects including a mobile version of OpenAustralia. We’re […]

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Inaugural OpenAustralia Hackfest Was Terrific

Last Saturday, the 13th of June, was OpenAustralia’s inaugural hackfest, bringing together developers and users of the OpenAustralia.org website. Fifty people volunteered their time and effort to help open Australia’s democracy and make it easier for Australians to keep tabs on their representatives in Parliament. The day kicked off just after midday with Matthew giving […]

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Big thanks to Crikey!

Just want to say a big thank you to Sarah Stokely and the rest of the Crikey! team for providing OpenAustralia with a complimentary one-year subscription to Crikey! which means that we’ll now try and tie in current political news with what’s going on in the Australian Senate and House of Representatives. We’ve been posting […]

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