An intensive program that draws on collective knowledge, breaks down silos & reimagines how public sector problems can be solved
How It Works
The six-week intensive program gives public sector change makers the tools and experience they need to explore, test and validate their ideas.
Skills + Tools
Collaborate + Build
Join the Movement
Over 100 change-makers from local and state governments across Australia have started their digital transformation journey.
Are you ready to join them?
“Coming up with a prototype in a number of weeks rather than months, that could actually solve a real world problem is a fantastic challenge to take on.“
– Natalie Rudolph, Public Transport Victoria
What are the goals of the Sandpit?
Who will I be sitting next to?
What do I bring with me?
Energy and a book to capture your notes. We also cater each session with delicious food so bring your appetite.
How much does it cost?
What are the dates and times?
The Sandpit runs over six weeks, in twelve two-hour sessions: Tuesday evenings from 6-8pm and Friday mornings from 8-10am. You will need to set aside some extra time on top of this for project work. Our next Sandpit is ready to kick off when you are – get in touch with us chat through the dates you have in mind.
How can I benefit from participating?
Is there any pre-reading?
How much tech do I need to know?
I need to convince my boss, can you help?
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What People Love
Without hesitation, go and do it. Go in with an open mindset, and go in with your problem set, not your solution set.Wade Francis
The outcome is that you get a deeper understanding of what your users actually need (challenging what you thought they needed), which allows you to confirm or disprove your assumptions.Frederick Leung