The Sydney tech and startup community has come together to try to make settling in Australia easier, in an “unprecedented” show of support for refugees.

The Techfugees hackathon, hosted by Liverpool Council in the city’s library, saw about 150 founders, entrepreneurs, developers and investors team up with NGOs and refugees to develop numerous ideas and startups to help with this issue.

The event was organised by Annie-Marie Elias, muru-D’s Annie Parker and LanzaTech’s Nicole Williamson and sponsored by Settlement Services International and STARTTS.

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