Category: Innovation

Machinery of Government Changes

The Innovation function was transferred to the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation on 1 July 2017 in accordance with Machinery of Government changes announced in April 2017. As a result, the innovation content previously on the Office of the GCIO

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Western Australian Public Sector Innovation – Agency Culture

This is the second in a series of events aimed at assisting the public sector foster greater innovation in daily work practices. Event Details Date: Thursday 6 April 2017 Time: 9:00am – 11:30am Location: Enterprise Room, Innovation Centre of WA

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Western Australia’s Innovation Worth Sharing

Western Australians produce innovation worth sharing, and now everyone in the community will have the opportunity to get involved.  On 20 November Innovation Minister Bill Marmion launched the new Innovation Hub – an online space to help drive WA ideas

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Western Australian Innovator of the Year Awards

2 November, State Reception Centre, Kings Park The Western Australian Innovator of the Year Awards celebrated the State’s most innovative projects, with Fastbrick Robotics Ltd receiving the overall winner for their project Hadrian X. To begin proceedings, Minister for Innovation

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GovHack 2016

Over 100 participants from Perth and Geraldton competed in this year’s GovHack WA. Winning projects from this year’s competition included: Baby Got Hacked – a dashboard for local government services Colourful Past – an app that automatically colourises historical photographs

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WA Innovation Summit Media Release

Innovation Minister Bill Marmion has released a media statement ahead of the Western Australian Innovation Summit taking place on 28th July 2016. The Minister has said the summit will bring together key business leaders and local innovators to develop tangible strategies to

Western Australian Innovation Summit

28 July, Pan Pacific Hotel The State Government is hosting a major Innovation Summit, bringing together some of the State’s brightest minds to discuss, challenge, debate and collectively position Western Australia to prosper in this era of rapid global change.

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State Government Innovation Package announced

Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett today launched a new $20 million innovation package for Western Australia, and announced the Hon. Bill Marmion as Minister for Innovation.