Our application is an investigation into statistics relating to the Australian agricultural industry. Using extensive datasets acquired from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, we have created an online app that allows users to explore data trends relating to annual agricultural turnouts. The statistics we explored were specifically, industry turnovers, industry value and employment numbers in Australian regions heavily dependent on agriculture. Our application allows for users to explore these agricultural trends down to an SA2 level, that is, a regional level.
Australian Capital Territory
To use the Settlement Data Extract from the Department of Social Services to provide insights into migrants. This will link into data from the Job Services Australia data to look at job availability in relation to migrant areas.
CensusMe is a web-app that is designed to help people understand where they lay within some of catagories of the census.
AverageAussie is a web application that allows users to compare characteristics of themselves to the Australian populus' average.
Over the course of the hack, we went through several different ideas, and all of those ideas went through several iterations and evolutions of their own. Being very new to not only Xcode and iOS development, but also Swift as a language. We were cautious to avoid ideas and iterations that seemed too farfetched or vulnerable to feature creep. Eventually we settled on smart roads.
The world is complex and fast moving. When news is breaking, a single article isn't enough for the complete picture.
newsexplo.re gives you the full story. Using the resources of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, combined with the National Library of Australia's Trove service and the IBM Watson platform, newsexplo.re links together related stories, topics and locations, allowing you to connect the dots.
"Bringing Government Data to Life"
-Dash- displays a high quality and curated dashboard that tells the story of Government and Australian data across key topic areas such as Energy, Finance, Health and Social. Furthermore -Dash- makes government data inclusive by allowing non-coders to search across government portals to interact with and visualise government data.
It is simple to use and can be embedded in the data.gov.au home page.
So why do we need -Dash-?
Our project looks to utilise data from the Department of Employment in order to help both new comers entering the jobs market and experienced veterans looking for new opportunities. Since a career is a vital component of everyone’s life, this mobile friendly webpage will be useful to many people within Australia.