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Inaugural Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards showcase Indigenous innovation in the digital economy

Date posted: 20 September 2017

Indigenous app developers, digital designers, entrepreneurs, online educators and virtual reality artists are just some of the nominees selected as finalists for the inaugural Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) Awards taking place in Sydney on Friday 29 September 2017.

Diabetes Queensland employee Patricia Elande has been nominated in the Digital Elder of the Year category for her work with Hitnet to develop digital resources to promote health and wellbeing messages for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and their families affected by diabetes.

The IDX Awards are the centrepiece of the IDX initiative, a $5 million partnership between the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) and Telstra Foundation, which focuses on building digital skills, entrepreneurship and opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities.

For a list of all the finalists please see media release below.

Source: Indigenous Digital Excellence media release


Last updated: 20 September 2017
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