Side Panel allows you to quickly navigate the main features of the app
Search Bar allows you to search any key word that you are interested in.
Information Summary provides a balanced and neutral narrative of the key facts that you should know before engaging in debate and exercising your vote. (In the future, this will be a publicly editable wiki.)
Sort allows you to view the list of Goals and Solutions by Top (most up votes), Controversial (most votes), Trending (recent upward trend in voting) and Newest.
Filter allows you to view Goals and Solutions by region. Simply enter a postcode or the name of an electorate (Federal and State). The next update to the app will include the divisions of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
Score allows you to see, at a glance, the popularity of the current Goal or Solution
Share Icon allows you to share the Issue, Goal or Solution on Facebook, Google +, Twitter, LinkedIn and Reddit.
More Engagement allows you to see more options to engage with the Issue, Goal or Solution.
Pol.Is is a third party app that we have integrated into our prototype. Pol.Is allows you to agree or disagree with statements then displays where you stand in a graph. You can also explore the beliefs of each group and the "Majority Opinion" that is held by users of all views - helping ascertain the consensus opinion.
Endorsements Can be made by third party organisations (such as political parties, think tanks and nonprofits) with a stake in the Issue.
This feature is part of the next update of the app.
MeetUp is a third party web service that allows its users to advertise public events. Any events that relate to the Issue can be easily located here.
Media allows you to see a diversity of sources on the Issue, Goal or Solution so that you can be better informed.