Building a 21st century government, together
We’re working towards a government that is built by and made for everyone.
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
We design and build services for, and with, people – always
Default to open
We operate in public – everything we make and do is open for all
As the world finds itself in stressful and uncertain times, Code for Australia is devoted to supporting our community as well as continuing to maintain all of our programs. One of the benefits of working in digital is that we can facilitate great things remotely and help others to do the same. Please reach out if we can offer any support.
How We Do It
We help governments increase their digital fluency and create services that are grounded in the needs of people, by bringing the public and private sectors to learn and make together.
In just a few years, with a large community of supporters, here are some of the things we’re proud to have achieved.
Community of Changemakers
Government Teams Transformed
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.
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.
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.
The Code for Australia Fellowship introduced Council to a new approach to engagement and collaboration between departments – helping break down cultural barriers.
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We're based in Melbourne, on the traditional lands of the Woiwurrung and Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin nation.
We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging across Australia.