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GovHack in SA 2017

The GovHack Open Data competition 2017 was held from 7pm Friday 28 to 5pm Sunday 30 July.

See the projects submitted by South Australian teams at the GovHack Hackerspace website.

All South Australian entries had to include at least one set of open data from the Data.SA website.

What you can win

Teams who participated over the weekend and completed their projects may be eligible to win various prizes. South Australian GovHack awards will be presented on 28 September 2017.

Premier's Awards

The Premier of South Australia will again be recognising the state’s best concepts created during GovHack. Registrations will open soon.

Premier’s Award: Economic Benefits for SA

The best adult entry with the most potential to create economic benefits for SA. Awarded to teams who meet the eligibility criteria, demonstrate business potential with their idea and are committed to progress their winning concept.

Eligibility criteria:
• Must meet GovHack eligibility criteria
• Must use South Australian data discoverable on data.sa (at least one set)
• Must link to one or more of the Premier’s strategic / economic priorities. Visit Economic priorities for SA or Strategic priorities for SA.

Premier’s Award: Positive Community Impact for SA

The best adult entry with the most potential to create outcomes for a community group. Awarded to teams who meet the eligibility criteria, demonstrate business potential with their idea and are committed to progress their winning concept.

Eligibility criteria:
• Must meet GovHack eligibility criteria
• Must use South Australian data discoverable on data.sa (at least one set)
• Must link to one or more of the Premier’s strategic / economic priorities. Visit Economic priorities for SA or Strategic priorities for SA.

Premier’s Award: Next Generation

This prize is for the best next generation (Aged under 18) concept, with demonstration of high technical capability.

Eligibility criteria: 
• Must meet GovHack eligibility criteria. 
• Must use South Australian data discoverable on data.sa (at least one set).

The prestigious Premier’s Awards will be announced at a separate event during Open State 2017.

Locations

Events were held at three locations in South Australia.

Who is running the competition in SA?

GovHack State Director: Hasan Tanvir Anjum.

Hasan is leading the State Operations team for South Australia. Contact Hasan for answers to your questions about the competition.

Government Ambassador: Alex Keay

Contact Alex to learn more about Government sponsorship opportunities and how your agency can link its open data to data.sa.gov.au.

Sponsors

Sponsors for GovHack in SA 2017 are:

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Last updated: 10 August 2017