Australian Capital Territory

Heritage Hack (Theme Node)

Heritage Hack is a theme node focusing on the use of cultural heritage data. We’ll be bringing together hackers and content specialists to explore new ways of working with digital collections. What could you make with 200 million newspaper articles, or millions of historical photographs? We’re keen to find out!

Canberra (Official Event)

GovHack Canberra will be held at the state-of-the-art Snow Centre at Canberra Grammar School. With many rooms for hacking, 80-inch 4K interactive TVs for demonstrating, open break-out spaces for collaborating, a high speed 1Gbps fibre internet link, all hosted within the nation’s capital it should be a super awesome event for all GovHackers!

New South Wales

Camperdown Games for Learning (Theme Node)

Hackathon n00bie? Welcome! Here’s what you can expect.

Manly Northern Beaches (Official Event)

46 HOURS TO TAKE GOVERNMENT DATA, HACK ON IT, MASH IT UP WITH AWESOME PEOPLE AND TAKE HOME SOME PRIZES!

Parramatta (Official Event)

Do you like designing? Working with data? Perhaps you like developing mobile apps, games, web sites? And you probably love helping people too!? Great!

Tyro Fintech Hub (Theme Node)

Calling all hackers who seek a challenge in fintech, regtech, blockchain, social enterprise and identity!

Sydney Official (Official Event)

Hackathons Australia is proud to hold GovHack Sydney, a 2 day event to innovate and prototype using open government data.

New Zealand

Queensland

Brisbane GovHack Maker Node (Maker Node)

Brisbane GovHack Maker Node is for anyone who is making physical entries using Open Government Data.

Brisbane Youth Node (Youth Node)

This is a Youth Node targeted for senior secondary students (grades 10-12). The event takes place within the main Brisbane GovHack event and will allow youth to work as either youth based groups or combined groups.

Brisbane Official (Official Event)

Come join us at the University of Queensland, St Lucia campus where we will be hacking all weekend. GovHack Brisbane is an official event running with a partnered Youth Node at the same venue and Maker Node connected by public transport.

Far North Queensland (Theme Node)

Come join us at GovHack FNQ. A govhack event focused on Tourism & Hospitality in Tropical Queensland. With over 2 million international and domestic tourists a year visiting Cairns and the Far North it has the ability to be the home to many innovative Tech Startups.

Gold Coast (Official Event)

There is surely not a more beautiful location than the Gold Coast to bring together people from all walks of life to hack something amazing. For a number of years, the official Gold Coast event has brought teams together to create something cool, useful and awesome with open government data to better their local community.

Ipswich (Theme Node)

GovHack comes to Ipswich and Fire Station 101!

Logan (Theme Node)

GovHack is coming to Logan!

Logan is placed in fastest growing region of South East Queensland and has held its inaugural GovHack Logan 2016 event, at the Meadowbrook Campus in Logan at Griffith University with the support of Logan City Council and Griffith University.

Rockhampton (Theme Node)

Come join us at the new Smart Hub in Rockhampton for our first GovHack Node Event.

Sunshine Coast (Theme Node)

Welcome to GovHack Sunshine Coast 2016! This event is for everyone and anyone who has an idea about how we can strengthen our local communities.

Toowoomba (Official Event)

GovHack Toowoomba is back for our 2nd year!!!

South Australia

Adelaide Maker (Maker Node)

On 29 – 31 July 2016, the Government of South Australia will once again run the Unleashed Open Data Competition in partnership with the University of South Australia. Unleashed is the South Australian part of GovHack, the annual International Open Data competition held across Australia and New Zealand.

Adelaide (Official Event)

On 29 – 31 July 2016, the Government of South Australia will once again run the Unleashed Open Data Competition in partnership with the University of South Australia. Unleashed is the South Australian part of GovHack, the annual International Open Data competition held across Australia and New Zealand.

Mount Gambier (Official Event)

On 29 – 31 July 2016, the Government of South Australia will once again run the Unleashed Open Data Competition in partnership with the University of South Australia. Unleashed is the South Australian part of GovHack, the annual International Open Data competition held across Australia and New Zealand.

Onkaparinga (Official Event & Youth Node)

On 29 – 31 July 2016, the Government of South Australia will once again run the Unleashed Open Data Competition in partnership with the City of Onkaparinga. Unleashed is the South Australian part of GovHack, the annual International Open Data competition held across Australia and New Zealand.

Playford (Official Event)

On 29 – 31 July 2016, the Government of South Australia will once again run the Unleashed Open Data Competition in partnership with the University of South Australia. Unleashed is the South Australian part of GovHack, the annual International Open Data competition held across Australia and New Zealand.

Port Adelaide Enfield (Youth Node)

For the first time, City of Port Adelaide Enfield will be hosting the Unleashed NexGen youth competition at the Port Adelaide Library.

Tasmania

Hobart (Official Event)

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Launceston (Official Event)

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Victoria

Ballarat (Official Event)

For the third year, GovHack Ballarat is back! We’re holding GovHack Ballarat this year in the same location previous years - Ballarat Technology Park Central.

Geelong (Official Event)

After its huge success as a first year event in 2015, GovHack Geelong is back bigger and better than ever for its second year! Developers, designers, creatives, ideas people and thinkers - we’re warmly welcoming you to participate, engage with our interesting and unique challenges, showcase your skills and be in the running to win fabulous prizes.

Melbourne MapSpace (Theme Node)

The Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning (DELWP) is proud to host the GovHack MapSpace Node Event in Melbourne, a weekend event of innovation, inspiration and collaboration using open government spatial data. Over the weekend, teams will work to develop new location-based app’s and services, and find novel and enlightening ways to visualise complex information using the shared visual vocabulary of the map.

Melbourne Official (Official Event)

This is Melbourne main GovHack event, held right in the CBD at the amazing ThoughtWorks office. We expect around a 100 people to attend.

Hack for Wyndham (Theme Node)

Welcome to “Hack for Wyndham”, a hackathon to use open data and build some thing useful for the people of Wyndham and Victoria.

Western Australia

Geraldton (Official Event)

For the first time Geraldton is joining the GovHack party!

Perth (Official Event)

GovHack is back in Perth for the fourth year!