It has been a busy few data months since GovHack! The new WA Whole-of-Government Open Data Policy was formally launched by Minister for Finance; Mines and Petroleum, the Hon. Bill Marmion MLA, at the recent GovHack in Perth. As Landgate is …

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Open Data was the topic for the June DGs Forum. At the forum, Landgate Chief Executive Mike Bradford discussed the value and benefits of open data and the practical implementation steps underway to unlock the economic and innovative potential from …

Directors General (DGs) Forum June 2015 Read more »

GovHack Perth was held at Spacecubed in early July. This exciting and innovative event attracted a record number of 90 top local hackers. There were 16 winning teams and six individual champions who took home an impressive record $35,000 prize pool. A …

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Participants in the GovHack 2015 competition developed some innovative uses for the government’s NationalMap geospatial data visualisation tool. The GovHack 2015 hackathon took place from Thursday to Saturday last week. Teams participating in the event developed novel uses for the …

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Assuming you can find the right stone, how will you get the blood (or open data) out? Source: flickr/dj2lip (CC-BY-2.0) Why I want more open government data (we paid for it already!) As you might already know I’m a bit …

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One of the ideas that we at Open Knowledge Melbourne had as an activity for our weekly meetups was to set aside some time for people to browse the various Australian open data portals and assess the quality of the …

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