Public Sector Innovation

Public Sector Innovation Fund

The Public Sector Innovation Fund supports projects that test new approaches to solving complex policy challenges and delivering public value.

By providing project grants we seek to transform innovative ideas into better outcomes for Victorians, while fostering a dynamic environment of collaboration within the Victorian public sector.

Our focus is on innovative projects that respond to Victorian Government policy priorities and reflect the principles and approaches of public sector reform.

The Innovation Fund is open to applications from any organisation working with or within the Victorian public sector. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Innovation Fund

Our Approach

The fund is collaborative, engaged, flexible and outcomes focussed.

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Innovation Fund

Assessment Criteria

Applications are assessed on strategic fit, innovation, value, and potential to replicate.

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Innovation Fund

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Find out how to apply to the Innovation Fund.

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What's happening

Code for AustraliaFirst Code for Victoria projects announced

Victorians will soon have better access to government tender and contract activities, thanks to a collaboration between not-for-profit Code for Australia and the Victorian Government’s Public Sector Innovation Fund.


Code for AustraliaCode for Victoria Interview on RRR

Dan Groch & Ezekiel Kigbo from Code for Australia talk with Byte Into It about the new Code for Victoria Innovation Challenge. Listen to the interview.


Media releases

Premier's iAward For Public Sector Innovation

Family Violence App Wins Inaugural Premier's iAward

29 June 2016

An innovative family violence app has won the inaugural Victorian Premier's iAward for Public Sector Innovation at the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) Victorian iAwards Gala.

Code for Australia

Funding Boost To Improve Immunisation Coverage

13 May 2016

Victorian researchers will receive a funding boost to determine the best methods to overcome barriers that prevent Victorian children from being fully vaccinated.

Code for Australia

Innovation Fund Launches Code For Victoria Challenge

15 April 2016

The Victorian Government has teamed up with Code for Australia to launch the Code for Victoria Innovation Challenge, using technology experts to help improve the delivery of government services.

Safe Steps

Innovation Fund Backs Refuge Accommodation Project

24 March 2016

The Victorian Government's Public Sector Innovation Fund will support a crucial project to improve access to crisis accommodation for women and children fleeing family violence.

Premier's iAward For Public Sector Innovation

Inaugural Premier's iAward For Public Sector Innovation

9 March 2016

Public sector innovation will be recognised by a new award category at the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) iAwards.

Neighbourhood Justice Centre

Better Protection For Family Violence Victims In Our Courts

2 December 2015

A project making it easier for Victorian victims of family violence to seek protection through our courts will be expanded and improved under the Victorian Government's inaugural Public Sector Innovation Fund.

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about the Innovation Fund or the application process.
Email: psif@dpc.vic.gov.au

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