Our ongoing thanks to everyone who gets involved and makes GovHack awesome! That is, the hackers, data providers, sponsors, mentors and the national and local event organisers. We had 8 official local events in 2013, let’s see how many we can get for 2014!
You can subscribe to GovHack 2014 announcements, or to get involved in the broader open knowledge community, we suggest you join the OKFN au community mailing list, where future GovHack news will be announced.
Recording from the GovHack 2013 Closing Ceremony – Sunday 2nd June.
You can follow along with all the action at #govhack on Twitter.
900 hackers x 48hrs hacking = 43,200hrs.
That’s 5,400 eight hour days, or 1,080 weeks.
There are 47 working weeks in a year.
Sydney + Canberra + Adelaide + Tasmania + Perth + Melbourne + Brisbane + Gold Coast
This event is all about sharing and networking so expect to be photographed, recorded, and videoed. If you don’t wish to have your photo taken or be recorded – let the person holding the camera or one of the events volunteers know.
The conversation will also be happening online so remember to share your thoughts and experience via a blog post, Twitter (#govhack), Flickr (tagged govhack), IRC (#govhack on freenode), share resources on the govcampau wiki – whatever channel you choose!
GovHack 2012 was run by volunteers from the Gov 2.0 Community, Rewired State and the eGovernment Technology Cluster. See the report including all the winners at http://www.govcampau.org/report/
GovHack was originally an Australian initiative by Web Directions. They ran the first GovHack which was funded by the Gov 2.0 Taskforce in 2009 as part of their MashUp Australia initiative.