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Australia

A New Start

How can we improve the process of starting or growing a business?

Go to Challenge | 21 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Australians' stories

What meaningful ways can we tell the story about what it's like to be an Australian, and in what ways some Australians live very different lives than others? How can we make people more aware of the issues facing themselves and others as they go through life?

Go to Challenge | 34 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Decision Support

How can we make it easy to use weather and ocean data to our advantage? (e.g. when should you lay concrete, or go out yachtting or picnicking?)

Go to Challenge | 24 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Finding all the like needles in the haystack

We are looking for your best and brightest ideas to help us identify the same business applicant across datasets and over time

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Industry meets Academia

How can we overcome the cultural differences between business and researchers to encourage innovation and collaboration?

Go to Challenge | 12 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Integrating AIHW

How can we integrate AIHW and other data sources in interesting ways?

Go to Challenge | 28 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Is seeing truely believing?

How can we tell a story with visualisations, that speaks the truest representation of our data?

Go to Challenge | 28 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Making open data more open.

How can open data be presented on search.data.gov.au to make it easier and friendlier to use? Does this mean making it more similar to using standard search engines, like Google, or something else entirely?

Go to Challenge | 34 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Mix and Mashup

How can we combine the uncombinable?

Go to Challenge | 61 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Q ANZAC 100 Challenge

How might we engage Queenslanders with Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation?

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Tax Help Centers

Looking at how the ATO could use artificial intelligence or machine learning to locate the best locations for Tax Help Centers

Go to Challenge | 21 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Unmasking the State / Territory employment data.

How can we unmask the hidden data behind the labour market in our states and territories?

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Bounty: Visualise the Numbers

How can people better view data on GovCMS in visuals?

Go to Challenge | 10 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Exploring the Oceans

How can we use ocean data to better support decision making for how we use our oceans? What sort of information presentation could provide more effective understanding of ocean dynamics beneath the ocean surface over a period of time?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Healthy Communities Challenge

How might we assist councils to build healthier and stronger communities?

Go to Challenge | 49 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Matching Applicants

How could the same business applicant be identified across multiple datasets, and over time? How could we do this in new, or interesting ways?

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

More than apps and maps: help government decide with data

How can we combine data to help government make their big and small decisions? Government makes decisions every day—with long term consequences such as the location of a school, or on a small scale such as the rostering of helpdesk staff.

Go to Challenge | 58 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

OneGov

How can we leverage transformative digital technology concepts (smart cards, mobile apps, NFC) and expand on the concept behind MyGov's centralised Government service architecture to promote self-service capabilities for other commercial organisations?

Go to Challenge | 10 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

On your mark, get set, start-up!

How do startups have the potential increase job demand in the long term?

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Protecting our Carers

How can we motivate young carers to search out information on and engage with supports and services early in their caring journey, rather than when they’re in a crisis situation?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Save Lives With Data

How can we use data and technology to better the health of the Australian population, and what could be the economic impacts?

Go to Challenge | 35 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Show Us The Numbers

How can we use open finance data to turn numbers into stories?

Go to Challenge | 13 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

The Friendly ATO

How can the ATO use artificial intelligence or machine learning to better understand and develop ways to engage with our clients?

Go to Challenge | 15 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

To bankruptcy or not to bankruptcy, keeping the process real.

Helping predict non-compliance in the personal insolvency system. How can Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning assist us in the future?

Go to Challenge | 13 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Transforming the national to the international (National)

Where should Australian Businesses go next?

Go to Challenge | 15 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Working Together

How can open government data to improve responsers' situational understanding and ability to plan their response, and share their information between agencies? How can sharing information between agencies be improved by different information presentation, allowing more informed decisions during domestic emergencies or national security events?

Go to Challenge | 20 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Work Life Made Easy

How can we make work life easier for employers and their workforces – now, and into the future?

Go to Challenge | 27 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Australian Capital Territory

ACT GovHack Acceleration Award – sponsored by the ACT Government in partnership with the Canberra Innovation Network

What is life in Canberra?

Go to Challenge | 7 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Business Canberra

How do we make it easy for business to start, grow, employ and thrive?

Go to Challenge | 7 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Caring Canberra

How do we make Canberra the most inclusive city in Australia?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Data as Art

Awarded to the team who creates the most original piece of art using ACT Government data

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

First Hackers

Awarded to the best project from a team of first-time hackers

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Future Canberra

What does a sustainable, resilient and liveable Canberra look like – and what do we need to do to make that happen?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Healthy Canberra

How do we keep our city, and our people, healthy?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

My Canberra

How do I learn about, and connect with, my city, my suburb or my neighbourhood?

Go to Challenge | 13 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Quirky Canberra

Awarded to the team who uses data to highlight the quirkiest facts about Canberra that changes people’s perceptions of the city

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Story telling with data

Awarded to the team who use data to tell the most compelling story about Canberra

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

International

Transforming the national to the international

Where should Australian Businesses go next?

Go to Challenge | 0 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

New South Wales

Chatbots are the Future

How can we effectively engage with open data using Chatbots?

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Data4Good

How can open data be used to make a social impact, contributing to the betterment of society? How can we improve prospects for children, and education, using open data? What sort of impact can be made on homelessness, mental health outcomes, or the environment, using open data?

Go to Challenge | 19 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

SEED - Open Data with a Purpose

We are seeking to challenge the status quo. Moving from open data as a bi-product of government business, to active management of open data to better support reuse and innovation – hence open data with a purpose. To achieve this we want to trigger a conversation between developers and the data custodians.

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Spatial data challenge

How can spatial data be leveraged to provide the best community outcome? How can this mapping data be used to deliver value to the people of NSW?

Go to Challenge | 14 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Transforming Ultimo

How can Ultimo transform sustainably into an entrepreneurial/innovation precinct? How can we determine what support entrepreneurs need to succeed?

Go to Challenge | 4 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Urban Heat Challenge

How might we better use this data to communicate the urban heat challenges of Parramatta, and how might we improve on this in Parramatta LGA during summer?

Go to Challenge | 4 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

What do you want from government data challenge?

How should NSW government best provide data to the developer community? Show how our data can be made more usable for developers. What quality or format or standardisation issues does government need to fix or to consider? What developer community needs does the government need to support better?

Go to Challenge | 13 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Northern Territory

Best of Alice Springs

Best team out of Desert Knowledge Australia event in Alice Springs

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Best of Darwin

Best team out of Darwin Innovation Hub event in Darwin

Go to Challenge | 4 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Business Possible

How to make business boom in the NT?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Connecting the health and fitness community in the CBD

Who needs to get fit? All of us! Darwin has many fitness enthusiasts who use the city and its various parks and equipment to complement their activities. City of Darwin believes technology and innovation can support our community to stay active throughout the year.

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Innovating parking in Darwin City

Parking in Darwin city is a hot topic! How do we find the balance between providing parking for workers, visitors and city residents? How can smart data help with parking, or encouraging other, greener modes of transport and access into the city?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Make Darwin the coolest city around

Both locals and visitors have many reasons to love Darwin, and a big reason being for its tropical weather. The Darwin climate is perfect for engaging in recreational activities on the water and in the outback. However, this same weather makes it difficult to enjoy visits into the Darwin CBD.

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

New Engaging Ways to connect to upcoming NTG Open Data Portal

The NTG is building a traditional open data portal, but how can it be used to its fullest potential?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Renewable Renters

How can we enable renters in Alice Springs to access the benefits of rooftop solar (clean energy, reduced power bills), like their home-owning peers?

Go to Challenge | 2 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

The Energy Source

What are the most effective ways of helping Alice residents to understand, and care, where their energy comes from?

Go to Challenge | 1 team has entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

You're Not Alone: Teen Health Challenge

How can teens and youth in the Northern Territory seek and become aware of the availability of health services?

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

You're Not Approved: Aged Care Challenge

How can the elderly opting to stay and 'grow old at home', and their service providers, better reach, ensure trust, and be served/serve them in urban or remote places?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Queensland

Best use of Gold Coast Data

Best use of Gold Coast Data

Go to Challenge | 13 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Community Disaster Challenge

How might we understand what makes communities strong in disasters?

Go to Challenge | 4 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Connected Communities Challenge

How can we help older Queenslanders to stay connected to the community to continue to live a fulfilling life?

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Government Services Challenge

How might we better understand citizens' transaction preference and behaviours to make Queensland Government services easier to use?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Immigration Challenge

How might we tell the stories of immigration to Queensland to learn from the past and inform the future?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Indigenous Language for Youth

How can we work with Indigenous communities promoting languages and culture in a fun, engaging and playful way while being respectful to the culture?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Litter Challenge

How might we prevent littering of fast food packaging?

Go to Challenge | 16 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Most Commercially Viable Project

Most Commercially Viable Project

Go to Challenge | 12 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Out of the Box - New take on data for regional development

Use an existing data set outside its normal context to both display and encourage innovate solutions to regional problems and promote and foster regional economic development.

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Science Data Challenge

How might we make discovering and understanding scientific data for a location possible?

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Sunshine Coast Commercialisation

How to make business boom on the Sunshine Coast?

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Sunshine Coast Community

How can we raise the social capital of the Sunshine Coast?

Go to Challenge | 14 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Sunshine Coast Sustainability

How can we preserve our great Sunshine Coast for the next generation?

Go to Challenge | 12 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Tourism Jobs Challenge

How might we determine the future tourism job needs for Queensland?

Go to Challenge | 7 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

South Australia

Better Services - Citizens at the Centre

How can we provide better services to South Australian citizens and businesses?

Go to Challenge | 17 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

City of Adelaide – the place to live work and play

How can data show the world that Adelaide is the place to live, work and play?

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Emergency Planning and Response

How can we better plan and respond to emergencies?

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Improving Response

Best entry that assists CFS planning for and responding to incidents.

Go to Challenge | 7 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Lower Costs - Improving the Lives of South Australians

How can we improve the lives of South Australians by lowering costs?

Go to Challenge | 4 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

More Jobs - Empowering South Australia

How can we create South Australian growth?

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

New Insights into Data

How can Department for Education (SA) data be used to create innovative and new views of education-related information for South Australia? What new insights can we find by visualising Department for Education data in new ways?

Go to Challenge | 6 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

New Insights into Data (Youth)

How can Department for Education (SA) data be used to create innovative and new views of education-related information for South Australia? What new insights can we find by visualising Department for Education data in new ways?

Go to Challenge | 6 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Visualising Department for Education (SA) Data

What information can be learned from the Department for Education datasets showing the location of school zones in South Australia, and the enrolments in schools and preschools? How can people learn from this data, when it's presented in new ways? How can this data be creatively presented, or combined with new data for new insights?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Your Friendly Council

How can councils collaborate and use information to deliver better services to communities across South Australia?

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Tasmania

Best use of Local Council Data

How can we best utilise Local Council data.

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Best use of Tasmanian Heritage Data

How can we use datasets that focus on Tasmanian Heritage data to highlight Tasmania's

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Best use of Tasmanian Spatial Data Challenge

How can we use a Tasmanian spatial data to improve Tasmanian residents lives on a daily basis.

Go to Challenge | 9 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Most Commercial Potential

How can we showcase Tasmanian Data, and create something that could go on to be Commercial success.

Go to Challenge | 7 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Most outstanding Tasmanian Benefit

How can we use data to benefit residents of the state.

Go to Challenge | 10 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Victoria

Activate Melbourne - A Prosperous City

This challenge aims to simplify the steps taken to decide where a new business could be located, or where there is underutilised space in the city.

Go to Challenge | 10 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Ballarat Open Innovation Challenge

Innovation comes through freedom and autonomy. How can we combine world data with Ballarat data to make something more?

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Can you beat a scammer at innovation?

How can different tools improve scam prevention?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Casey Movers and Shakers Award

How can we better target investment into road safety and network improvements in the City of Casey?

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Growing Wyndham

This challenge aims to develop innovative new ideas to help plan for Wyndham as a growing city. Winning entry will be a best concept/product that is useful for the people of Wyndham.

Go to Challenge | 15 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Helping the community realise we’re in their corner!

Local Government has lots of data, so how can we utilise the data we have, and the open data out there to tell the story of what we do, how we do it so well, and how this benefits the community, in ways that constituents will receive and understand?

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Innovation space - A City Planning for Growth

This challenge aims to showcase innovative new ways the city’s public space can be utilised and reimagined.

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

My (Liveable) Victoria

Using the data available on Data Vic and My Victoria, how might well-being be represented and measured in Victoria?

Go to Challenge | 17 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

My (re-cycled) Victoria

How might Victoria lead the way in how Australians recycle their waste through local initiatives that monitor waste outputs and drive initiatives to re-use/re-purpose recyclable materials?

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

My Victoria: Supporting small business making big decisions

Where are the best places for certain business types to be based?

Go to Challenge | 12 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Navigating construction disruption - A City For People

This challenge aims to ease the ability for people to plan and navigate walking routes through the city.

Go to Challenge | 6 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Play Melbourne - A Creative City

This challenge aims to showcase Melbourne’s unique history and how the city’s landscape and iconic locations have changed over time.

Go to Challenge | 10 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Right 2 The Night

How can we help people know *the good, the bad, and the ugly* about public spaces?

Go to Challenge | 6 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Telling Stories with Data(.Vic)

Accessing any of the datasets on data.vic, this challenge asks participants to extract and tell stories from data. Alternatively how might we facilitate citizens’ own inquiries and investigations via the Victorian Government Open Data Portal?

Go to Challenge | 21 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Victorian Multicultural Atlas

How can we leverage mobile technology and free Wi-Fi to present point of interest data alongside immersive information to help citizens from non-English speaking backgrounds navigate their local environments and learn about the rich history of Victorian public spaces?

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Western Australia

Lifestyle living

How can the economic and lifestyle advantages of working and living in regional centres be used to encourage urban people to consider moving to the regions?

Go to Challenge | 4 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Most creative use of WA data award

This challenge aims to champion the creative use of Western Australian data.

Go to Challenge | 5 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Most innovative award

This an open challenge to recognise the use of data in an innovative way that was unexpected and challenges the common use of data

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

People in motion

How can we bring public and privately provided travel, lifestyle and leisure activities information together easily in a way that is easy to use and can help everyone find the information relevant to them for events at our venues.

Go to Challenge | 2 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Tech for Top Tourism

How can data and digital technology be used in tourism to help create jobs and business opportunities in regional areas?

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered into this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.