2015 [app] design awards AUS

mobile, web, IoT, desktop, connected devices
design champion, best studio, best start-up & IoT
plus 20 specialist nomination categories

demand design, celebrate courage

Government Services

The provision of timely government services has been transformed as applications are developed and implemented to either replace or complement previous methods. Be it the delivery of current and up to date critical information, compliance, community support and engagement, notification and registration apps are providing greater accessibility to government resources.

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Nominations in Category

Better Health Channel for Android - Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria) / Outware Mobile

Government Services

- Gold

The Better Health Channel app helps users take control of their health and wellbeing anytime and anywhere. The latest version of the Better Health Channel Android app includes a complete refresh of the user interface using Material Design conventions. The results is a more intuitive experience for users by providing context and cues that are subtle but grounded by the rules of physics, while being open to imagination and delight.

Vote Victoria - Victorian Electoral Commission / Mnet Mobile

Government Services

- Silver

We had to encourage and enable young Victorians to get involved in the electoral process and fulfill their democratic duty. The Vote Victoria app was a resounding success. Downloads of our app tripled those of the previous election's app and average usage increased 1000% to over 30 minutes. Combining users with the PR & social media coverage generated by the app, our estimates indicate it reached over half of the 18-24 year old population in Victoria, with an average 5 star rating by those who used it.

ASIC's MoneySmart - TrackMyGOALS app - Australian Securities and Investments Commission / webqem

Government Services

- Silver

TrackMyGOALS was developed as a free, easy-to-use tool for Australian consumers to set, plan, track and manage multiple savings goals and visualise their progress towards achieving them - all on their mobile device.

Disaster Aware iOS, Android & Windows App - Dapper Apps - City of Cockburn / Dapper Apps

Government Services

- Silver

Nobody can ever be fully prepared for an emergency, but if you do find yourself in that situation the most precious thing is knowing where your family and loved ones are and that they are safe. The Disaster Aware app allows you to create an emergency management plan and share that information with your loved ones. If you do find yourself in the unfortunate situation of using the app in an emergency you can be safe in knowing that the information is on the one thing almost everyone is guaranteed to have, their mobile phone.

The Juniper Collection - Dapper Apps - The State Library of Western Australia / Dapper Apps Pty Ltd

Government Services

- Silver

The Juniper app is a visually stunning iOS app that explores the story and artwork of the Mason Judy story. The beautiful illustrations were created by the West Australian artist Robert Juniper, and the author of the children's book Trevor Todd is heard narrating the story. The digitisation of WA's rare children illustrations book is the first of the State Library of WA's step towards transforming the way they curate the items in their collections. The Android app is currently in completion and will be ready for the Google Play Store in mid October.

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25 August 2015 - Earlybird Deadline
8 September 2015 - Standard Deadline
29 September 2015 - Extended Deadline