GovHack winners highlight value of spatial innovation


By Anthony Wallace

This year’s GovHack winners were this week announced at the 2016 GovHack Red Carpet Awards held in Adelaide on Saturday 22 October. GovHack is a three day ‘hackathon’ that sees teams from across Australia and New Zealand compete to develop new applications using open government data. The volunteer-run event is sponsored by technology companies, several government departments and a range of high-visibility start-ups and innovators.

Geoscience Australia together with PSMA Australia co-sponsored the Major GovHack prize for the best ‘No Boundaries Data Hack’, which aims to explore government data from multiple states and territories to unlock the value of spatial data.


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This story first appeared in Spatial Source.

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