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Liam Richards – Coworker Profile

What is your venture? I am a freelance graphic designer based in Geraldton. I work across a broad range of design disciplines, including logo development, packaging, signage, outdoor display, advertising, website and print design. I enjoy finding creative solutions through technology and design, while maintaining superb quality and within budget. What inspired your work? I […]

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Jerome Leray – Venture Profile

What is your venture? Western Aerial Mapping is a rural drone service company. We have developed a drone software system which identifies weeds from drone images. The system allows farmers to minimise their herbicide use and still effectively manage weed populations. What inspired your work? With our population growing, the global need for food production is also increasing. […]

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Calling Mid West’s brightest to get creative at GovHack

Pollinators is calling on the Mid West’s brightest to get creative with government data during GovHack, in Geraldton from July 29 to 31. The GovHack competition is about encouraging and celebrating our technical and creative capacity, connecting citizens with government, and building on the social and economic value of open data published by government. Put […]

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Budding filmmakers in action

Budding filmmakers have their creations on YouTube after learning the art of filmmaking at Scinapse’s SciFilm workshops on April 29 and 30. A group of students at Learning Tree school, and a group of adults at Pollinators’ CityHive, learned how to use their mobile devices to capture three-minute science-related stories, then edit them and prepare […]

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Digital Dojo

Affordable advice on the latest digital tools

Pollinators is reaffirming its commitment to ensuring Mid West residents are tech savvy enough to be at the forefront of innovation by hosting fortnightly ‘Digital Dojo’ workshops on different digital tools. The first session Wednesday April 27 from 12.30 to 1.30pm will help anyone who uses photos to market their business or community group by introducing them […]

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Andrew Outhwaite – Member Profile

Who are you? Me! Always have been, always will be. Otherwise, Apithology practitioner, Cheng Hsin player, Learning enabler, lover, friend, investor, prone to taking myself too seriously. What are you working on? My roles include Community Lead at Pollinators, Director of StartupWA, Bendigo Bank and Geraldton Airlines, and facilitator of an “Increasing Consciousness” group. I’m working on […]

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Pollinators Communication Policies

Pollinators communication policies

When do Pollinators newsletters come out? As a member, how do I communicate with and through Pollinators? Do Pollinators value influencing policy ahead of helping individual members ventures?  Thanks to members asking exactly these questions, Pollinators recently finalised updated Communication Policies. These new documents are will be a useful reference for all members, partners. These policies and the draft ‘Minimum Service Standards’ will […]

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Peer Learning: Podio as an all-in-one management solution

Pollinators hosted a peer learning session to discuss use of Podio to enhance team productivity in different organisational contexts. This post outlines some general recommendations from the conversations, and has specific suggestions for particular users and purposes, This session was attended by people in executive or manager-level roles within small to medium organisations.  This conversation continued pre- and post-session within […]

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Peer Learning: Which platform or CMS to use for your website?

Pollinators hosted a peer learning session to discuss the relative merits of different web platforms (which includes ‘content management systems’ or CMS) for different users, audiences and purposes. This post outlines some general recommendations from the conversations, and has specific suggestions for different users or purposes. This session was mainly attended by those who professionally build and develop websites, and […]

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Pollinators Learning Marketplace Workshop Participants

Learning Marketplace — learnings, partners and platforms

On Thursday 20th March 2014, representatives from local and state government, non-profit and business came together at CityHive for the launch of the Midwest Learning Marketplace pilot project. Below is a summary and some of the highlights of the conversations, which are the basis for Pollinators expanding stakeholder engagement and developing the technology to meet […]

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Digital Cluster Event – 24th September 2013

On the evening of the 24th we were joined by web developers, ISPs, hardware and networking providers, app and software developers and digital consultants for the What’s App with You and Digital Net-Working Goodness events. The event allowed attendees the unique opportunity to share ideas about how digital industries can be supported, and hear the […]

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