Best in ACT

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For the project which best uses ACT data sets.


Eligibility Criteria

Must use some ACT Government data sets from

Team Name: 

Getting a new business name is a pain, because you need to do three different searches: check the Australian Business Register that the business name is free, check the IP Australia trademark database that your name hasn't been trademarked in your industry, and check for appropriate domain names related to your name.

Yuck! is a one stop shop to search for finding a new business name. With one search it will do all of the above for you.

Health Hack

Team Name: 
Health Hack

Our aim is to use the Smart Parking data to encourage people to park further away and walk to their destinations rather than waiting around for a closer park.

Note:  for the demo you have to be logged into a google account.  Chrome works best.


Team Name: 

Parkachu is an iOS app that utilises the Pokémon GO API, as well as using the SmartParking and Canberra Bus Stops datasets to allow users to play safely while still having fun. They can see any Pokémon that are located near the parking lots and bus stops, as well as any vacant parking spots in each lot. The Pokéstops and Gyms are also displayed.