Paddock to Plate Hack

Supported By: 
NCRIS & Dept of Infrastructure & Regional development

This category is all about Australia’s paddock to plate industries. Can you discover insights about Australia’s farming, transport, produce, and exports industries? What opportunities exist? Can we harness environmental data to support premium crops? Perhaps you can connect farmers with markets. Concepts could support regional development and communities to support our agriculture communities. How do we spread the word about premium exports or solve wicked infrastructure challenges. Anything goes as long as is supports paddock to plate industries.


Eligibility Criteria

Must use at least two Official GovHack Datasets. Open Government data must be used.


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.

Mycity in Virtual Reality

Team Name: 
Team Gold Coast

My City in Virtual Reality

Why do we need Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality is becoming popular day by day. Using this technology, users can feel the virtual experience of the places. The Gold Coast is hosting the Commonwealth 2018 Games. The Gold Coast is going to attract more visitors from all over the world for this event.

How does the Virtual Reality app work?


Team Name: 
Ideation Generation

Wine Industry National Explorer

Grape growing and wine production are key elements of the Australian economy.


Jobs And Growth
Team Name: 

Combining a bunch of data on national employment vacancies, training outcomes and opportunities, regional business and innovation to show job seekers, employers and young people unsure of their career path as well as employment agencies and policy makers what the world of jobs and growth in Australia looks like.  A tool to help find the role that is right for you in an industry that is full of growth and info on how to bridge any skills gaps. Ambitious but super useful!


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.