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GovHack 2017 Recap

Tuesday, 15th August

During the weekend from 28 July to 30 July 2017, more than 300 people attended the GovHack 2017 Brisbane and Brisbane Youth Node events. Many more attended other nodes across Queensland as well as other sites across Australia and New Zealand. Check out this years Hackerspace for the complete list of teams and entries.

A big thanks to all participants, organisers and supporters. We received a lot of amazing ideas and are currently working through all entries to establish the winners.

The judging phase has now commenced with the winners to be announced at the state awards at The Precinct in Fortitude Valley on 8 September. We hope to see everyone there.

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GovHack 2017 Challenge Recap

Building smoother streets and continuing to tackle traffic congestion

Challenge: Best Transport Solution for South East Queensland
Theme: Action on congestion and Public Transport
Entries: 16

Building our local economy while creating new and innovative jobs

Challenge: Brisbane’s Business Success
Theme: Strong economy and new jobs
Entries: 14

Creating new lifestyle and leisure opportunities

Challenge: Bringing Brisbane Together
Theme: Lifestyle and Leisure
Entries: 23

Keeping Brisbane clean, green and sustainable

Challenge: Know your Clean, Green and Sustainable footprint
Theme: Clean, Green and Sustainable
Entries: 12