Registrations for our connections event are available on Hackerspace.

Come join us at GovHack Brisbane where we will be hacking all weekend.

GovHack Brisbane seeks to draw participation from anyone in the community who has an interest in unlocking the potential of data, innovation and entrepreneurism.

Please note the Opening of Govhack on the Friday night will be at the Hawken Building (50), room T203. After the opening ceremony, we’ll move to the Advanced Engineering Building and will be there for the rest of the weekend.



Name & Address:
The University of Queensland, Advanced Engineering Building, Staffhouse Road

Marie Boden

The building name is Advanced Engineering Building (No.49). It is accessible by stairs, ramps and elevators. The main hacking space is in room 301 and room 200 (Auditorium) is for the opening and closing events. For more information about AEB, please go to

Under 18:
During the hours of the youth event (9am - 5pm), a youth participant (in grade 10-12 and under 18 years old) will able to be present at the venue without a parent or guardian. During these times there will be supervision provided by GovHack volunteers who hold current Blue Cards. Outside these times a parent or guardian must be present. On arrive at and when leaving the venue the venue, parents or guardians must register youth participants in and out.


Paid parking applies 7am - 9pm, Mon - Fri (excluding public holidays); Free on Sat-Sun.

Public transport:
There are many options to get to UQ Advanced Engineering Building, you can ride, drive or choose public transport. For those who use public transport, there are three stops on St Lucia Campus: UQ Chancellor's Place; UQ Lakes; UQ St Lucia ferry terminal. More information can be find here: Here Since UQ St Lucia Campus is a large campus, please plan your journey before travelling.

Public transport last:
UQ Chancellor's Place: 412 11.42pm;
UQ Lakes: 66 9.30pm;
UQ St Lucia ferry terminal: 11.19pm

UQ Chancellor's Place:412(S) 11.50pm;
UQ Lakes:66 7.15pm;
UQ St Lucia ferry terminal: 11.19pm

UQ Chancellor's Place: 412 11.00pm;
UQ Lakes: 66 7.15pm;
UQ St Lucia ferry terminal: 10.19pm

Use Translink Journey Planner for your journey.

Main meals and snacks will be provided throughout the day. We will cater for vegetarian and vegan diets. If you have other dietary requirements, please make sure you include these details when registering.

Opening times:
The Friday night opening will be held in Hawken Building (50), T203
Friday 5:00pm-12:00am
Saturday 8:00am-12:00am
Sunday 8:00am-6:00pm
Youth Node Opening hours
Friday 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm