Canberra - Australian Capital Territory

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YWCA House
Level 3
71 Northbourne Avenue
Canberra City ACT 2601


Wheelchair access is available to all rooms, including separate accessible toilets and automatic doors into the floor.


Paid car parking is available throughout the area. The nearest carparks are:
• Watson St parking
• London Circuit city parking
• Cooyon St parking
• City Centre carkpark

Public Transport:

Located only 200m metres from the Alinga St light rail stop, and 300m from the Civic interchange.
Public transport providers that service this area include:
• Transport Canberra buses and light rail
• ACT Cabs: 02 6280 0077 or online booking
• Canberra Elite Taxis: 02 6126 1600 or online booking
• Silver Service Canberra Taxis: 133 100 or online booking
• Shebah all-women rideshare: on Google Play Store and App store.

Operating hours:

Friday 19 August: 5pm-8.30pm
Saturday 20 August: 10am-6pm
Sunday 21 August: 10am-6pm


Pizza night on the opening Friday.
Light snacks to be supplied over the weekend.
Please complete dietary requirements when registering.

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Event Information

GovHack is an annual Open Data competition held across Australia. In 2022 it will be held on the weekend of 19th - 21st August. In 46 hours teams create a project page, proof of concept and a video that tells the story of how government data can be reused.

Attending a GovHack event

GovHack is a free event to attend for competitors. GovHack events are recorded in video, audio and photographic form. By attending, you acknowledge and accept that you may be the subject of such recording and your image may be publicly displayed in connection to the event. We will seek to accommodate but cannot guarantee any specific wish not to be recorded or image displayed.

Event Agenda (AEST)

Friday (19th August)

5:30 PM Door opens

6:00 PM Regional opening event begins

7:00 PM Competition begins, challenges announced

Saturday (20th August)

10:00 AM Mentors morning tea

12:00 PM Recommended challenge lock in time

7:00 PM GovHack trivia event

Sunday (21st August)

9:00 AM Recommended video underway time

4:00 PM Recommended video and project upload time

5:00 PM Project submission deadline

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