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Picture this. Today is the day you suddenly find yourself homeless. But you can’t, right? Nobody can. Pete Burns explains how easily it can happen, and why Telstra’s providing of unmetered access to Ask Izzy is so important.

iSelect, an Australian insurance, utilities and personal finance company, has donated $15 000 to provide 1000 Ask Izzy mobile charge cards to people who are homeless.

Infoxchange is excited to announce a partnership with J.P. Morgan to expand Youth IT Careers. Through their global workforce readiness programs, J.P. Morgan will help Infoxchange support young people in developing their careers.

Last week at the Go Digi National Year of Digital Inclusion Awards, we reflected on the highlights of the year and celebrated the achievements of the individuals and organisations who have helped build digital skills. 

Phone credit and battery power will no longer stand in the way of people who are homeless trying to find help via Ask Izzy, the A to Z of homeless help.

Telstra is now providing free access to Ask Izzy, the mobile website that connects people who are homeless or at risk to over 350 000 services nation-wide.

With the National Year of Digital Inclusion nearly at an end, we're heading to Sydney and Canberra in November for a series of exciting events.

The winners of the 2016 Google Impact Challenge winners were announced in Sydney last week, with five organisations receiving funding for their ideas.

With a new round of Google Impact Challenge winners just announced, our CEO David Spriggs reflects on how our own win for Ask Izzy has helped make a real difference to the lives of people experiencing homelessness.

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