Our Prizes

ABC News Content (Bounty Prize)

Competitors are challenged to find new ways for as many Australian as possible to share and engage with ABC News Content. Bonus credit is given for the mash up of ABC and non-ABC data

Creative Humanities Hack (Major Prize)

This category is about celebrating creative representations of government data. Transforming raw information into something that is beautiful or more accessible to all. This could include data visualisation, art works, a game, 3d fun, craft, photo-art, interactive websites or anything else that explains, displays or makes the often complex array of information in government more understandable.

Our Mentors

Sarah Bolt

Senior Data Scientist

Our Featured Datasets

ABC Gateway API

This API provides access to retrieve individual pieces of ABC News Content and some associated metadata. It provides users with, amongst other things, detailed information about ABC News articles including their body text. This portal to a substantial body of written News content allows sign...

Views of ABC News Digital Content (May 2016)

The Views of ABC News Digital Content dataset provides both the number of page/screen views per hour for individual pieces of ABC News content and metadata related to each piece of content. The data is taken from across different ABC digital platforms during the month of May 2016. These plat...


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