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Access to records specific to the needs of Not-For-Profits such as Prison Ministry

Records held by the Government such as prisoner information relating to release, re-incarceration etc that could assist a number of different Prison Ministries to improve programing or study their functionallity, is currently almost impossible to access. This info could be made available through channels that could be monitored but would allow these groups to know how they could improve what they do to assist both families ...more »

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Text the Govt

We are thinking of using mobile phone SMS technology to communciate with young people about issues that affect them and support young people to pursue civic engagement activities they feel most close to and comfortable with. This service could facilitate conversation amongst young people themselves and young people with the government. It would also serve to direct young people to the relevent places from which they ...more »

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Stretch Yourself: Computers and Tai Chi

As more and more information is becoming only available online, Government should provide funding for training opportunities for seniors in the use of new technology. An example of this was successfully trialled last year... Stretch Yourself: Computers and Tai Chi A basic computer course for seniors which incorporates Tai Chi - for stretching the body and the mind! If such classes (which could cover any topics ...more »

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The Odd Socks project

(Note - This is only a light-hearted attempt to stimulate your thinking about possible projects. Get your creative juices flowing, add a bit of smarts and submit your idea by 30 October.) I am the ED of the Re-uniting Odd Socks Co-Operative (ROSCO). We keep a register of reported cases of both lost and found socks and then try to match them on our database, so that we can re-unite them whenever possible. We believe ...more »

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Arts and Creative Industries in Virtual Cities

Most cities use 3D virtual maps to aid in town planning. At the moment these are kept private. There is an opportunity to open this data as virtual environments where artists and those in the creative industries can create virtual public art and experiment with ways of reinterpreting urban space. This can be used as a crowdsourcing tool by planners, as an art space in its own right and if virtual cities are connected ...more »

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Data on Disabed drivers and motorists

As the only National organisation for Disabled Motorists/drivers, their family and carers the Disabled Motorists Association relies heavily on the support of Health Care Professionals, State and Territory Departments of Transport, Heath, Disability and Community for rules and regulations applied to road use for all accessible transport.Currently the volunteers are unable to provide the needed data to inform or educate ...more »

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Support vision: International GYN Awareness Day Sept 10 annually

Have you noticed millions of women have GYN issues/conditions which have a huge social and personal ripple effect on husbands/partners and families. Yet there is very little voice about this in the community. Some say to me to label this day "Reproductive Health" this is not about having babies it is about women and their bodies - functions, risks and symptoms. The power that lies within in all women. GAIN Inc. ...more »

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Grow the pie: beyond data & statistics

An example of obtaining access to public sector information (PSI) Not-for-Profits (NfPs) is my local "Meals on Wheels" (MoW) organisation. They have to report to HACC on how culturally inclusive their services are to clients in their catchment. To meet these compulsory reporting requirements, many NfPs like “Meals on Wheels” have to source this data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – these costs are only ...more »

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Please support women and children in Africa who have nothing but want and must have an educaqtion.

Women for Women in Africa Foundation is an incorporated, registered charity, tax-deductible volunteer organisation supporting the Kibera Slum, the biggest and most disadvantaged slum in Africa. Here in Australia there is very little potential support for the education and relief of poverty of the women and children living in slums in Africa such as Kibera. We fight the government when they say we are welfare and not ...more »

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Quit Smoking - A Badge of Honour

Hi – IDEA for a NEW and more powerful and successful QUIT SMOKING MEDIA CAMPAIGN - All types of happy people who have quit saying "I quit" - cast of thousands on the screen who quit every year - all show their own "I quit" badge that looks like a medal of honour. SEHC will work with the Quit campaign to develop this project. Include co-op members to develop media campaign skills. Include Film Victoria for expertise ...more »

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Carbon Maps

Maps are powerful visual tools and can be used to make the invisible tangible. Greenhouse gas emissions are difficult to portray. For community, planners and decision makers we need to show what is happening at the local level. Our vision is to have the capacity to create a local Carbon Map. The Carbon Map provides a visual profile of energy use and carbon emissions for a local region. The Carbon Map will bring together ...more »

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Interconnecting within other Parent & Citizen Associations

Parents, relatives and or community persons who contribute to the volunteer efforts to raise funds for their preferred school, would always benefit from the ideas and social inclusions from other parent & citizens associations within their zoned area, state and or federal surroundings. Being slightly isolated in a rural setting eliminates opportunities for the parents and communities to encompass similar ideas and benefits ...more »

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