Melbourne — Southern Cross - Victoria

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Level B1 (Infosys Living Lab), Two Melbourne Quarter, 697 Collins Street, Docklands, VIC 3008


Five story building With lifts
Can be made ramp/wheelchair accessible


There are 2 Secure Parking facilities close to Two Melbourne Quarter:

There are 2 Secure Parking facilities close to Two Melbourne Quarter:

    - Entry via 664 Collins Street
    - Secure Parking - 664 Collins Street Car Park
  2. 700 COLLINS ST
    - Entry via Aurora Lane, through Bourke St.
    - Secure Parking - 700 Collins Street Car Park

Public Transport:

The venue is adjacent to Southern Cross Station, so very accessible via public transport.

Operating hours:

Friday, 5pm to 8pm
Saturday, 8am to 8pm
Sunday, 8am to 6pm


Catering will be offered throughout the weekend competition.

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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.

Venue Information

Infosys Living Lab is a 800 sq. m. co-creation space located near the Southern Cross Station and designed to help accelerate digital innovation in Australia.

Featuring a stadium-style collaboration space amidst graffiti featuring Melbourne’s icons such as Luna Park and Brighton’s bathing boxes, GovHack participants will be able to leverage the state-of-the art to ideate, prototype and test their hacks.

The Infosys living lab will be open for competitors with full facilities (Wi-Fi, Research/Brainstorming Spaces) for the following hours:

• Friday 19 August, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

• Saturday 20 August, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

• Sunday 21 August, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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