Creative Humanities Hack

Supported By: 
ABC & Microsoft

This category is about celebrating creative representations of government data. Transforming raw information into something that is beautiful or more accessible to all. This could include data visualisation, art works, a game, 3d fun, craft, photo-art, interactive websites or anything else that explains, displays or makes the often complex array of information in government more understandable.


Eligibility Criteria

Entries must use at least 2 official dataset that are Open Government data . Video entries must explain how data is used and demonstrate progress of your creative hack over the competition weekend. please check your venue for restrictions using any art supplies or equipment


Team Name: 
Level One

futureNow is a web application that predicts the volume of people using different modes of transport for specific locations (i.e: train stations). Predictions on train patronage and traffic volume are based on weather indicators and time variables (day of the week, month etc.)

Point Break - Crowdsourcing Beach Intelligence | On Demand Spatial Awareness

Team Name: 
Point Break

Crowdsourcing beach intelligence to encourage participation of recreational activities and utilisation of our coastal areas with real time spatial awareness.

## Our aims:

* Tackle beach safety with a solution that fits into peoples current habits (not just a shark spotting app).
* Encourage activity and engagement around beaches and beach communities.
* Drives collaboration and sharing of local knowledge.
* Feed useful data back into industry/government.

## Problem Statement

Mission: Attrition

Team Name: 
Not Just a Statistic

In Mission Attrition you play as a university lecturer trying to get as many of your students to pass your course as you can.  You are dealt a class of students with different factors that will influence their chances of success.  You have a limited amount of resources which you can assign to individual students to improve their chances of success.  You'll have to judge for yourself which factors are most likely to impact your students' chances and offset them accordingly.


Team Name: 

Career Move is an interactive website that tracks and compare’s regions based on the economic performance over time of 19 Australian industry sectors.  It allows early indication of performance trends and is intended as a decision-making aid for international and local investors and people considering relocation.  It provides information on investment options and an investment opportunity and warning system as sectors grow and shrink.