2013 Mobile Awards - Key Dates

3 September 2013 - Extended close date
9 September 2013 - Judging
19 September 2013 - Finalists announced
10 October 2013 - Rating Closes
17 October 2013 - Awards Night
Best of the best - Winners list

Government Services

This category recognises applications developed for all levels of government services.

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Nominations in Category

My QuitBuddy - ANPHA / UM Australia & The Project Factory

Government Services

- Winner

My QuitBuddy is a game changing mobile support program to help Australians quit smoking once and for all.

TrackMySpend - ASIC / webqem

Government Services

- Winner

The TrackMySPEND iOS and Android App is the official free app from ASIC and Moneysmart allowing users to track your personal expenses on-the-go. TrackMySPEND gives you a clear picture of what you are spending your money on by employing an easy-to-use, intuitive interface that helps you track actual spending against your salary or projected spending.

NSW Department of Family and Community Services domestic and family violence App - NSW Department of Family and Community Services / Komosion

Government Services


Komosion created the Aurora smartphone app, which was the first of its kind in the world to allow female victims who experience domestic abuse to access information on help services. The app provides a GPS ‘call-for-help’ system that can alert recipients of the sender’s location and allows users to create a trusted network of friends who can be easily contacted. Komosion applied a user-centred design (UCD) approach to map the domestic violence “journeys” and created a ‘Cycle of Abuse’ framework, establishing where and how the app could assist people in a cycle of domestic violence.

Boatwise - Marine and Safety Tasmania & Surf Life Saving Tasamania / Alive Mobile Group PTY LTD

Government Services


Key purpose of the app Increase safety in waterways through encouraging the recreational boater to be a smarter and safer boater by: • educating them about boating safety • creating responsibility Core Functionality • Trip planning / preparation — check gear, check weather, check lists • If you’re the skipper, you’re responsible

Better Health Channel V2 iPhone & iPad app - Victorian Department of Health - Victorian Department of Health

Government Services


For over a decade the Better Health Channel (BHC) has been helping improve the health and wellbeing of all Victorians and is regarded as Australia’s pre-eminent consumer health and medical information website with over 30 million visits annually. Building on this success the department launched the BHC iPhone and iPad app in 2011 to great acclaim and in 2012 released a second iOS version (V2) which has achieved even greater popularity amongst users. The V2 app provides the full compliment of health information from the Better Health Channel thereby helping health consumers make more informed, timely and confident health decisions.

EmergencyAUS - RIPE Intelligence / GRIDSTONE

Government Services

If you have ever smelt smoke, seen a fire truck, heard a siren, felt the wind change and wondered what’s going on, then this app is for you. Real-time information on emergencies including Fires, Floods, Storms, Rescues, Hazmat, Cyclones, Tsunamis and Earthquakes is delivered in real-time across Australia to you keep informed. With informed decision making the key to successful outcomes in all facets of emergency management and public safety, it is paramount that cohesive information is made available to both the public and emergency managers during emergencies. EmergencyAUS provides this in real-time across Australia

Sun Effects Booth – Predict your skin’s future - Queensland Department of Health / Mettro Digital Agency

Government Services

The free Sun Effects Booth App aims to prevent skin cancer by simulating the potential effects of sun exposure on the face. Sun Effects is simple, fun and engaging. The user completes a quiz and uploads a photo. The App augments the photo, showing how they could look in the future. Users are encouraged to re-use the App to see if they can change the outcome by changing their behaviour. The design of Sun Effects Booth is intuitive and clever. It uses a creative approach targeting young people’s - vanity by highlighting the sun’s potential damaging effects.

VicRoads – VicTraffic - VicRoads / Wave Digital Pty Ltd

Government Services

VicTraffic is the new suite of mobile apps from VicRoads that help you avoid getting stuck in traffic. VicTraffic is available as a responsive website, as well as native iPhone and Android apps. The VicTraffic project consolidated (and replaced) 5 separate applications, which previously were used to disseminate info about alerts and road closures, travel times, live traffic cameras, road works and events, and tow allocations. Accommodating such a range of data and technologies into user friendly interfaces was no mean feat!

Victoria Legal Aid website redevelopment - Victoria Legal Aid

Government Services

The new Victoria Legal Aid website is a huge leap forward in usability and mobile access to legal services and plain language information about the law for all people in Victoria.


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