Building a 21st century government, together

We’re on a mission to help government in Australia be more open, and work collaboratively to solve our most pressing issues. 

What We Do

We bring citizens, government and industry together to collaboratively solve social issues.

Help, not sell

We make purposeful programs that transfer learning and build capability

Human-centered

We design and build services for, and with, users – always

Default to open

We operate in public – everything we make and do is open for all

How We Do It

We create opportunities for the public and private sectors to come together in a supported environment, to break down silos and create impact at scale using technology.

Wait, But Why?

We believe that collaboration and openness are key to designing, developing and deploying services that meet everyone’s needs.

Together, we’re rebuilding trust between government and people, by making the right stuff and making stuff right.

Built for the people,

by the people

With help from Code for Australia, talented people and governments across Australia have designed, developed and released amazing services.

How We Make A Difference

We’ve worked with governments across Australia to create long-lasting social change

Learning from, and working with the Code for Australia fellows has brought a dynamic perspective to Victoria Legal Aid, building our capacity to use design thinking, rapid prototyping and co-design. Bevan Warner

Managing Director, Victoria Legal Aid

It has been such an amazing experience for me to talk about the issues we’re having in government and meet people who are willing to help make real change. Madelaine Veronese

Project Support Officer, Office of Environment and Heritage

Being government organisations we get stuck in the way that we’re doing things and innovation is hard to grasp. This was the perfect opportunity to try something different. Mel Hardie

Senior Biodiversity Curator, Dept. of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

The Code for Australia Fellowship introduced Council to a new approach to engagement and collaboration between departments – helping break down cultural barriers. James Peet

Chief Digital Officer, Moreton Bay Regional Council

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We bring citizens, government and industry together to collaboratively solve social issues.

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