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Technology is key for refugees starting new lives in Australia, but not everyone has equal access

- September 12, 2021 3 MIN READ

As evacuees and refugees from Afghanistan start their new lives in Australia, their ability to navigate the digital world will be crucial. Our research, published this week, reveals how newly arrived refugees use digital technologies as they begin this new chapter. Importantly, new arrivals will need some level of digital know-how to participate in QR… Read more »

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Techfugees Hackathon will have hackers and refugees work side by side to create solutions

- November 11, 2015 3 MIN READ

Though the tech community is constantly working on products, services, and events through which it hopes to make a difference in society, for whatever reason, the success rate of these efforts is often mixed. By having hackers learn about the problems they need to solve directly from the people who experienced them, this month’s Techfugees Hackathon aims to help tech teams develop real solutions to the issues facing refugees settled in Australia.