GovHack Noosa 2019 - 6th, 7th & 8th September @ Peregian Digital Hub, Noosa | Sunshine Coast

This year Noosa again accepts the challenge to compete in the 2019 GovHack competition.

Celebrating it's 10th year building partnerships with governments and industry internationally to bring you the largest open data hackathon in the southern hemisphere.

Take part in this amazing weekend and help create innovative solutions for the Sunshine Coast.

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GovHack 2019 @ Peregian Digital Hub

September Friday 6th, Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th

What is GovHack?

Form a team and use your skills to solve challenges using data

Who can take part?

Join a team on the day or form a group before as a Hacker (Developers/Makers), Hipster (Marketers, Storytellers, Creatives), Hustler (Entrepreneurs) or Hero (Industry specialist)

What is GovHack?

GovHack this year celebrates it's 10th year building partnerships with governments and industry internationally to bring you the largest open data hackathon in the southern hemisphere.

Across one weekend thousands compete to create innovative solutions to real work problems across Australia.

In 2018, there was:

  • 1500+ participants
  • 240+ projects
  • 26 locations across Australia

 

What's included in this FREE event?

  • Catering for the whole weekend
  • All the tools and resources you need
  • Access to mentors and industry specialists

Are you ready for GovHack 2019?

If you've never been to a GovHack before or just competed in a Hackathon in general, we've got some tips for you to get started.

Upcoming Hackathon Readiness Workshops
What: Hackathon Readiness Workshop
Hosted by: Mic Black @ Mic's Lab
Where: University of the Sunshine Coast (Building H2, near carpark 11)
90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs, QLD 4556
When: Saturday, 31th August 2019
10AM to 2:00PM
Sponsored by: Sunshine Coast Council

Create a Dream Team

Join a team on the day or form your own team to create innovative solutions. The most successful teams have a mix of skills in their arsenal.

There are 60 spots available and It costs absolutely nothing to be involved in GovHack.

 

Developer

Skills may include:

  • Coding & technology
  • Hardware and electronics
  • Drinking body weight in black coffee

Hacker

Creative

Skills may include:

  • Design
  • Photography & video
  • Has a tendency for being pedantic

Hipster

Business

Skills may include:

  • Marketing & communication
  • Commercialisation
  • May or may not have a gold tooth

Hustler

Specialist

Skills may include:

  • Expert in industry or field
  • Research & provide context
  • Often has looks of bewilderment

Hero

GovHack 2018 Winners

 

Winner

Exploring the Oceans sponsored by Department of Defence and Bureau of Meteorology

Noosa Hydro

Team

Chris Drake

Winner

Congestion in Noosa sponsored by Noosa Council / Infrastructure Planning, Design & Delivery

Visual Recognition & Parking Sensors

Team

Kelly, Malo, Mic & Gary

About the Startup Precinct

Located in the heart of Noosa's CBD, the Startup Precinct is a dedicated space to foster the next generation of startups as well as supporting innovation and scale for high growth businesses.

Get Directions to the Startup Precinct, 24 Lanyana Way, Noosa Heads

Phone

(07) 5406 1287

Address

24 Lanyana Way
NOOSA HEADS, QLD 4567