GovHack is an annual competition that brings together geeks, digital creatives, data analysts, story tellers, entrepreneurs and civic society enthusiasts to work together in teams over 46 Hours to explore, mash up, ideate and communicate your concepts using open Government data.
The event provides an opportunity for Governments and Industry to support our innovative communities through sponsorship and the release of new open Government data.
Teams are eligible for some great prizes, in addition to honour and fame:
- International GovHack Prizes
- Australian or New Zealand GovHack Prizes
- Official Local Prizes
- People’s Choice Award
- Spirit of GovHack Prizes for outstanding participation and collaboration both locally and overall
A few lucky local representatives from GovHack finalists teams may also receive flights and accommodation to the GovHack Red Carpet Awards.
We provide everything you’ll need (BYO laptop & developer tools) to create to your heart’s content, for glory, or money, or both!