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GovHack 2016- Victorian War Heritage Inventory

Submitted on Wednesday, 27th July - 7.54.

This is a challenge for GovHack 2016. Entry details on  Hackerspace from 7.00pm Friday 29  July 2016

The Challenge

How might we make the  Victorian War Heritage Inventory more accessible an interactive?

We want the community to feel ownership over the information and the overall story of Victoria’s experience of war and its aftermath

The Inventory is the record of physical war heritage across Victoria (war memorials, honour rolls, significant sites etc.),
The Inventory exists as a dataset. The information contained within the Inventory to be rich and of value to the community.
The Inventory attracts interest from a variety of community members particularly researchers, students, historians, planners and tourists - to their heritage and history.

What are we attempting to achieve?

The aim of this challenge is to improve the accessibility to the Inventory by the public, so the community can:

  • access to the information,

  • can contribute new content and records,

  • can determine what information should be included

  • share their stories of significant war heritage in the State.

Data links

Victorian war heritage inventory

Victorian Heritage database

Challenge owner

Veterans Affairs -Department of Premier & Cabinet


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