A Festival of Ideas
6-8 SEPTEMBER 2019 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

Our 10th BIRTHDAY

GovHack celebrates it’s 10th year building partnerships with governments and industry internationally to bring you the largest open data hackathon in the southern hemisphere

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday August 20, 2019
CSIRO Data61 The Precint
Level 3 Building/T.C. Beirne Building, 315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Tuesday August 20, 2019
Enterprize Hobart
Level 5, 24 Davey Street, Hobart
Wednesday August 21, 2019
ANU College of Business and Economics, Allan Barton Forum
Level 2, Building 26C Kingsley St, Acton, ACT

LATEST NEWS

Open source data research – ABC RN

This week on the ABC Science show, PhD candidate Bernadette Hyland-Wood talks about her research into open source data and its role in democracy and scientifically-based decision making. "Bernadette Hyland-Wood has experience in the US Environmental Protection Agency. She knows…

Revitalising citizen engagement (via GovHack)

The Mandarin reports: "Citizens depend on their governments to provide essential services and to make decisions with their best interests at heart. It is realistic to expect that most, if not all, of these decisions should be data-driven; that is,…

Ballarat - where data is gold

The City of Ballarat has been a sponsor of GovHack for six years. Ballarat is a regional Victorian city with a population of about 107,000. The drive time to Melbourne is under two hours and while some people commute, many…

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