Wave Digital in the media

Wave Digital and the apps we have built are regularly featured in the Australian media.

25 Jun 2024

The Australian Women’s Weekly reports on a record number of participants set to complete 3,249 push-ups over 24 days in June 2024, to help encourage conversations and raise more awareness of the mental health issues affecting everyday Australians and reducing the stigma associated with it.

11 Jun 2021

ABC News reports on how one AFL club is raising money for suicide awareness by committing to the 2021 Push-Up Challenge. Wave Digital partnered with the founder of the Push-Up Challenge to design the app for the challenge, which focuses on improving mental health.

24 May 2021

7News interviews Nick Hudson, founder of the Push-Up Challenge, whose raising money and awareness for mental health. Australians completing the challenge can use the Push-Up Challenge App, designed and developed by Wave Digital, to bank up to 3318 push-ups over 25 days.

13 Nov 2020

The Guardian highlights the Second Ears App, designed and developed by Wave Digital for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, as an example of how recorded consultations may increasingly become a useful, cost-effective and inclusive path to patient-centred care.

10 Jun 2020

The Chisholm Institute’s Educator Passport app is cited as one of the few Australian-made self-assessment tools available to TAFE educators enabling them to assess and monitor their professional development needs, including digital skills.

06 May 2020

A consortium of health and social care providers are working together on a trial of tailored digital health and wellbeing packages sent via SMS using the GoShare Healthcare platform to people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. This will include a specific COVID-19 information package developed to support them during the pandemic.

04 Feb 2020

The Victorian Health Minister announces funding for a trial that investigates using SMS messages sent by the patient’s GP to increase participation in bowel cancer screening. Wave Digital completed the development for the SMS functionality which is part of our client Healthily’s GoShare system.

21 Nov 2019

Guy Cooper responds to media reports that support for Australian startups is going backwards in an article published in Startup Daily.

04 Nov 2019

As the Managing Director of Melbourne’s most experienced app developer, Guy Cooper shares his advice on how to achieve business longevity with Kochie’s Business Builders.

30 Sep 2019

Wave Digital’s Managing Director, Guy Cooper, is featured by PwC as an alumni. Read about his journey from senior accountant, through the slopes, to tech entrepreneur.

07 Jul 2019

Therapeutic Guidelines International Program Manager Mieke Hutchinson-Kern talks about the Guidelines Host app, developed by Wave Digital, at the 9th Pacific Directors of Clinical Services meeting in Fiji, hosted by the Pacific Community (SPC).

27 Jun 2019

Clemenger BBDO Melbourne wins the 2019 Mumbrella Award for Innovation for its Naughty or Nice campaign for Myer. The campaign included the Naughty or Nice Bauble with app development by Wave Digital.

24 Jun 2019

Wave Digital’s Managing Director, Guy Cooper, talks with Inside Small Business about the five things he learnt when rebranding Wave Digital.

21 Jun 2019

The Naughty or Nice Bauble for Myer is recognised at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity with Clemenger BBDO Melbourne winning a Bronze Lion for the work.

19 Jun 2019

Wave Digital client, Healthily, announces the integration of Medical Director with its GoShare Heathcare platform – helping healthcare professionals deliver more personalised information, improving health literacy and supporting behaviour change.

12 Jun 2019

Guy Cooper shares his story with ideamensch – a crowdsourced interview platform for entrepreneurs, makers, and doers.

25 Mar 2019

Wave Digital clients, Amelia Hyatt and Ruby Lipson-Smith from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, talk to the ABC about how the Second Ears app benefits patients.

15 Mar 2019

AdNews lifts the lid on how well Myer’s ‘Naughty or Nice Baubles’ performed. Wave Digital worked with client Clemenger BBDO Melbourne to develop the app behind the bauble.

12 Mar 2019

‘Co-Design of a Consultation Audio-Recording Mobile App for People With Cancer: The SecondEars App’ is published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research – Formative Research.

29 Jan 2019

An article by Wave client, Healthily, on the successful roll out of the Diabetes at School e-learning program including feedback from an evaluation by Diabetes Victoria.

14 Dec 2018

The “smartphone app-operated Naughty or Nice bauble” from Myer is listed as one of the festive seasons big sellers.

28 Nov 2018

The Clinical Knowledge Network highlights the important work of Wave client, the Therapeutic Guidelines Limited, with their roll out of the Guidelines Host app in Fiji and the Solomon Islands.

24 Sep 2018

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard announces the trial of initiatives to improve the patient experience in emergency departments. GoShare Healthcare will be used to provide fact sheets and tailored information on what patients can expect during their visit.

10 Sep 2018

The Minister for Education, James Merlino, releases the Diabetes at School online education package, to help schools across the state support students with diabetes in their care.

03 Jul 2018

The Australian Digital Health Agency press release highlights the roll out of the GoShare platform to improve integrated care and chronic disease self-management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

02 Apr 2018

Wave Digital’s Guy Cooper, a member of HISA, talks to Jessica Damassa at the HISA Studio about using Wave Digital in heathcare.

28 Mar 2018

A write up in the Financial Review of Wave Digital client, uTenant, and their plans to disrupt the commercial leasing industry.

31 Jul 2017

Charles Pauka from Government News talks to Wave Digital client, Dr Tina Campbell (founder of Healthily), about the Western Victoria Primary Health Network’s roll out of her GoShare Healthcare platform.

17 Nov 2016

Wave Digital’s David Scott discusses the VicTraffic suite of apps at the World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

19 Feb 2016

The Sydney Morning Herald highlights a new milestone for Wave Digital client, Arro Home – the opening of its first physical outlet after launching its online store in 2014.

19 Jan 2016

A review of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Victorian Branch Diary App – “a pocket reference medical app full of helpful features geared towards nurses and midwives”.

07 Oct 2015

Guy Cooper talks with SmartCompany tech writer Broede Carmody on a potential Apple iRing and what would be crucial for its success.

25 Nov 2014

VicTraffic has been helping Victorians get to where they’re going safely. Here’s an example of how Melbourne’s motorists can use VicTraffic to navigate traffic incidents.

03 Jun 2014

Here’s what local app developer, Guy Cooper from Wave Digital, had to say about the release of iOS 8.

11 Apr 2014

The Herald Sun includes a write up of the launch of the RACT Learner Driver App by the Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania (RACT).

29 Oct 2013

Plucky mobile developer Wave Digital claims it has given up waiting for the taxman and launched its own expenses app “in frustration” with the pace of change.

20 Sep 2013

Wave Digital’s Guy Cooper and Matt Evans sit down with Melbourne Polytechnic’ Diploma of Interactive Digital Media group to give them some insights into app development.

20 Sep 2010

Minister Tim Pallas launches the new VicTaffic iPhone app on 3AW. The app provides real-time information about travel times, traffic updates and incident alerts for Victorian drivers.