Gurrowa means ‘Interchange’ in the Wurung language, and we are excited to see the interchanging of ideas, innovation, inspiration and collaboration that will take place over the GovHack Weekend.

Bring your creativity, skills, passions and laptop – we will provide data, catering, wifi, and a space designed for collaborative blue-sky thinking.

Come to connect with like-minded people, make a difference to the community and create solutions to tricky problems.



Name & Address:
Gurrowa, Telstra Innovation Lab, 242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Sally Pryor, Matthew Cengia

Alex, Leya, Louise, Luke, Michael, Tammy, and more!

Under 18:
At this venue you must be accompanied by a Guardian at all times.


There are parking complexes and paid on-street parking nearby. (No free parking available, sorry!)
A taxi rank is located on the same block on Exhibition Street.

Public transport:
The Telstra Innovation Lab is a 1 block walk from Parliament Station, or 2 blocks' walk from the 30, 35, 86, and 96 trams.

Catering TBA closer to the event. Some light meals will be provided, but participants may need to bring some of their own snacks.

Opening times:
Doors open at 6pm, Friday 28 July

Exact opening and closing times still to be confirmed.