Public Sector Innovation Fund


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Recent Projects

World-First Cyber Security Trial To Keep Hospitals Safe

13 July 2017

A cutting-edge cyber security device that protects medical equipment in hospitals from being hacked will be trialled in Victoria in a world-first global pilot.

Innovation Fund Targets Better Outcomes


The Public Sector Innovation Fund will support the Melbourne Health Accelerator program to make the most of Victoria's world-class medical research.

Breaking Down Gender Barriers in the Tech Sector

3 March 2017

Code for Australia and the Victorian Government’s Public Sector Innovation Fund have relaunched the Code for Victoria Program with a focus on women in tech.

Funding boost to help Aboriginal Victorians access health and wellbeing services

14 February 2017

Ask Izzy, the mobile website that connects people who are homeless with essential support services, is being expanded to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ access to health and wellbeing services.

Supporting Projects To Drive Down Youth Crime

25 November 2016

The Public Sector Innovation Fund will support a crucial project to reduce youth crime and help divert young people from criminal activity in Melbourne's western suburbs.

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.

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

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

Innovation Fund Backs Refuge Accommodation Project

24 Mar 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.

Inaugural Premier's iAward For Public Sector Innovation

09  March 2016

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

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.