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!
- Event Host
- Matthew Purcell - email
40 Monaro Crescent, Red Hill, ACT, 2603
- Friday 29th July
- 06:00 PM – 011:00 PM
- Saturday 30th July
- 08:00 AM – 11:00 PM
- Sunday 31st July
- 08:00 AM – 07:00 PM
Friday 29 July 2016: Dinner, Snacks Saturday 30 July 2016: Lunch, Dinner, Snacks Sunday 31 July 2016: Lunch, Snacks
- Building accessibility
Venue is accessible from the main school carpark via footpaths. The Snow Centre has a lift which provides access to all levels of the building.
There will be no childcare arrangements at this event.
- Under 18 participants
At this Venue you must be accompanied by a Guardian at all times
- Public transport
ACTION buses depart from the bus stop on Golden Grove, next to the Snow Centre.
- Last call for public transport
Check the ACTION website for details.
Parking is available in the main school carparks off Monaro Crescent. Note, there will be a large number of sporting matches taking place on the school ovals on Saturday morning so it is advisable to arrive early to GovHack otherwise parking could be difficult.
Prizes that all participants in Australian Capital Territory can compete for!
Best Data Visualisation (ACT Government)
For the project which exhibits the best visualisation of an ACT data set (or data sets).
Best Data Wrangling (Liferay)
For the team which best takes raw or reasonably unusable/unfriendly data and converts it into a better and more usable format.
Best in ACT (Oakton)
For the project which best uses ACT data sets.
Best Tertiary Hacker Team (ACT Government)
For the best project from a team consisting of only ACT tertiary students.
Best Use of ACT Government Smart Parking Data (ACT Government)
For the project which exhibits the best use of the ACT Government Smart Parking data.
Best Use of ACT Government Spatial Data (ACT Government)
For the project which exhibits the best use of the ACT Government spatial data.
Best Youth Hacker Team (ACT Government)
For the best project from a team consisting of only ACT secondary school students.
Most Fun Use of ACT Government Data (ACT Government)
For the project which demonstrates the most fun or entertaining use of ACT Government data.
For the project which is the most innovative and impactful for Canberra residents.
Official Local Datasets
Datasets from your local governments and sponsors. Check out the official datasets list for much more!
The Heat Maps dataset displays the vehicle turnover in each of the bays reported on.
This dataset contains all the historic events that have occurred at each site, such as vehicle arrivals and departures.
The Lots dataset provides locations of the parking bay, the number of lots in the bay, the type of parking and the period of parking allowed.
The Occupancy dataset displays the occupancy figures for a specified date and time range. It provides a broad understanding of what has been happening at a parking site, aggregated by day, grouped by bay.
The SmartLot API v1 lets you query for most locations and returns:
The Stay dataset shows the utilisation of an area down to a single bay.