september, 2019

06sep(sep 6)5:00 pm08(sep 8)6:00 pmGovHack

Event Details

GovHack is Australia’s largest open government and open data hackathon, attracting in excess of 1000 participants each year.

First run as a small Canberra-based event in 2009, it has quickly expanded to a national competition with simultaneous events taking place in major cities across the country each year.

The event requires small teams of competitors to produce any kind of “hack” using Australian government data in around 46 hours, from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. The format of a “hack” is unspecified, but the most common are web applications, mobile applications, or visualisations. Together with all source code deposited in an open source repository and open-licensed, each team is judged on a three-minute video they must produce, demonstrating what they have produced and its future potential.


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6 (Friday) 5:00 pm - 8 (Sunday) 6:00 pm


University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive