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GovHack 2015 - Victorian Government Challenges -Honourable mentions

Submitted on Friday, 07th August - 7.57.

In 2015,we challenged GovHackers to use data to create digital products that focused on

  • Exploring what Victoria has to offer
  • Planning for the Future
  • Creating Connected Communiites

We are pleased to announce that the following projects recieved honourable mentions.

Greening Space Melbourne

Greening Space maps unloved public spaces in the City of Melbourne to enable the community to find spaces to grow and cultivate community gardens.

Greening Space aims to convert the concrete jungle into a greener and more open community space. We provide the public with a map overlaying Melbourne City Council and Melbourne water datasets on available spaces to grow food with trial environmental sensor readings data, to identify the best areas for growing particular plants, vegetables and flowers.

Postcode battle

Now you can fight your suburb against that of your friends!

Using our database built from state and national data, we select all the attributes in which your suburb is more awesome than that of your mates. We present them in a easily understandable way. Now you have real data to prove that your suburb is absolutely the most awesomest! Get battling!!

Geelong 2065

Geelong 2065 is a visualization tool that has pooled data from multiple locations. It provides insight into how Geelong’s public facilities will scale over time. Health services, schools and other infrastructure requirements will be forecasted to assist local Government with planning and economic decisions.

Ballarat Minute

Putting a local strategy "Today Tomorrow Together - The Ballarat Strategy" into action.

Ballarat Minute, allows Ballarat residents and visitors to easily find a wide range of services that are within a 10 minute walk or cycle.

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