Best Data Wrangling

Supported By: 

For the team which best takes raw or reasonably unusable/unfriendly data and converts it into a better and more usable format.


Eligibility Criteria

Must use some ACT Government data sets from


Team Name: 
Totally Original

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.


Team Name: 

"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 home page.

So why do we need -Dash-?


Team Name: 
Alpha Hawk Magnum

Hack A Nation: Govhack becomes the data


Our hack is a meta-hack of sorts, we have spend the weekend writing a web crawler to crawl the hackerspace and prize descriptions website, in order to gather data about the sorts of prize categories that teams are targeting.

Target Audience