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This guest post by Luis Herrera, a member of our Ask Izzy Product Advisory Group, explores co-design in the community sector.

Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases and multiple lockdowns across the country, thousands of Australians sought relief in the form of food, mental health support, financial aid and beyond. 

Infoxchange welcomes the NSW Government’s $10 million funding investment for the social services sector, with our Digital Transformation Hub set to receive a boost of $2.7 million.

Our “Greener Infoxchange” team share their top tips for reducing energy consumption and waste while working from home during COVID-19.

A recent survey of 200 Australian IT executives found that two-thirds of them had suffered a Ransomware attack during 2020. Of those, one third paid the ransom. The average ransom amount was $1.25million.

A new Digital Transformation Hub to help Australian not-for-profits build digital capability and resilience for a post COVID-19 world, is now live.

Part 1: An introduction to human-centred design

In this blog from our UX Designer Brendan Vella, learn how the Infoxchange Group is creating safer spaces for LGBTIQA+ employees and the broader community.

Bernadette Atkinson from the Koorie Heritage Trust tells us how technology played a vital role in supporting their communities through COVID and how we can better support Indigenous-led not-for-profits.

Our Data team has found that the number of people searching for drug and alcohol support services on Ask Izzy and other Infoxchange service directories has doubled since the peak of COVID-19 in 2020.

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