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Making life a little easier
Truganina resident and industrial designer Eva Klusacek will be among the ‘makers’ on deck at the upcoming Tikkun Olam Makers Melbourne event.
As part of the event in Geelong on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26, she will be paired with a ‘need-knower’ – people with disability who have a specific need.
Makeathon seeks solutions for people living with disability
Makers will gather in Geelong this weekend to seek solutions to challenges faced by people living with disability. For the first time in Australia, the Saturday, March 25, and Sunday, March 26, Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) event, is running two simultaneous Regional Makeathons in Geelong, and Wide Bay, Queensland.
TOM makeathon makes life better
Ballarat Times - 28 Nov 2019
Need-Knowers, a new addition to the lexicon of innovation and challenge solving, was mentioned often at the TOM: Ballarat 48 Hour Makethon last weekend.
ABC Radio Ballarat
Imagine having a relatively simple task that everyday you couldn't manage. An absolute frustration for you, not for other people, just you.
26 May 2019
ABC Radio National
8 Apr 2019
11 teams, 72 hours, one goal: building tech solutions for people with disabilities
Telstra Exchange - 13 Dec 2017
TOM is a global non-profit movement bringing together people with disabilities and ‘Makers’ to develop open source assistive technology...
ABC Radio Sydney
3 Dec 2017
Dozens of design experts are working on projects commissioned by people living with disabilities to solve everyday problems.
ABC Radio Melbourne
30 Nov 2017
ABC Radio Gippsland
9 Nov 2017