A Festival of Ideas
14-16 AUGUST 2020 ACROSS AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Small change makes a difference
GovHack is an international event supporting co-creation of community focused solutions using open government data over a single weekend
EVERYONE'S INVITED
It's FREE to participate in GovHack and everyone is welcome to take part regardless of background, age or experience

MISSION

We empower people and organisations  to use open government data and improve quality of life. We do this by providing access to data and a space to connect, so people can develop concepts to drive meaningful change.

FREE TO PARTICIPATE

It costs absolutely nothing to be involved in GovHack. Participants can fly solo or in teams of up to 10 people to create innovative and creative solutions to improve our community

OPEN TO EVERYONE

Funnily enough, it’s not just for hackers! GovHack is an opportunity for thinkers, creators, designers, innovators and anyone else looking for creating positive outcomes for their community

key dates

JULY: Connections Events

AUGUST 14 – 16: Competition Weekend

SEPTEMBER: State Awards

OCTOBER: Red Carpet Awards

LATEST NEWS

In the news
GovHack

GovHack: a lesson in optimism

elevenM Senior Consultant and Victorian State Director of GovHack, Jordan Wilson-Otto explains why it’s important to maintain a sense of optimism about the future of technology

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In the news
GovHack

Hackers a cut above

David Kavanagh at The Great Southern Weekender reports: IT WAS an app made in the span of just two days that snagged a Great Southern Grammar

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In the news
GovHack

GovHack success celebrated

Mirage News reports: “Local entrepreneurs Mercedes Scott and Mark, Charlene and Correa Bachmann were rewarded for their unique initiatives at the Mount Gambier GovHack Awards held

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Winners
GovHack

GovHack NSW awards event

The GovHack NSW State Awards night was held at the wonderful UTS Startups Event Space on Friday, October 18, 2019. Audrey Lobo-Pulo, Director & Founder of

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sponsors

Are you interested in sponsoring GovHack 2020? The current climate ensures a rough run for the events sector in the short term but GovHack is perfectly positioned to excel through this period, with a model that allows a smooth transition into more of a virtual hackathon. Click the button below to register your interest and help us proceed with our vision!

2019 Lead International Sponsor

2019 International Sponsor

2019 National Sponsors

2019 State Sponsors

2019 Community Partners

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