Perth - Western Australia

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State Library of WA, Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street, Perth WA 6000


Ramp access and lifts.


There is a public paid car park under the Library

Public Transport:

Close to Perth Train Station.

Operating hours:

Saturday: 10 am to 5:30 pm.
Sunday: 10 am to 5:30 pm.


No catering is provided. There is a cafe on the ground floor of the library as well as nearby eateries in James St, William St and Yagan Square.

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Event Information

The state library is only available for use during the library opening hours.

The opening ceremony is being run from the City of Fremantle Council Chambers from 5 pm to 8 pm. If it is convenient, it is recommended you attend the opening in Fremantle on Friday because the library closes at 5:30 pm on Friday's. By attending the opening ceremony in Fremantle, you can meet other participants and form teams with them. Fremantle is only 30 mins by train from the State Library.

Please remember to register if plan to attend the opening ceremony in Fremantle.

NOTE: Due to a lack of volunteers, Studio 001, as previously advertised, will not be used during the competition, however, the rest of the library and even some of the local cafes are suitable places for your team to use.

Event Agenda (AWST)

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)

12:00 PM Recommended challenge lock in time

5:00 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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