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Welcome to Unleashed !

2016 event dates announced – 29 to 31 July 2016

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Unleashed is South Australia’s annual open data competition which is part of the GovHack competition held across  Australia and New Zealand.   In 46 hours teams create a proof of concept and a video that tells the story of how the data can be reused.

Unleashed is a series of events designed to get our best and brightest, working with government data to innovate and create.

It is about encouraging and celebrating our technical and creative capacity, connecting citizens with government for great outcomes, and building upon the social and economic value of open data published by government.

Full details of the competition categories are not announced until 7pm Friday of the competition weekend.  Participants are in the running for:

  • GovHack National prizes
  • Unleashed South Australia state prizes
  • Local event “Best of Location” prizes

Check out the 2015 highlights video to find out what it is all about and view the  winners for 2015.

N3xGen Unleashed

Continuing again this year, N3xGen Unleashed will have dedicated prizes for competitors 13-18 years of age.  Venues will have child safe environment policies and volunteers in place.

Check out all the N3xGen highlights video from 2015 to find out what it is all about.

Machinery of Data (MOD)

MOD was previously a stand-alone competition but has now become part of the Unleashed competition weekend, adding another dimension.

Makers, artists and crafters are encouraged to build machines, interactive gadgets, displays and art that is driven by, reacts to and is inspired by open data released.

Unleashed Data

Open Data sets released by South Australian Government Agencies and Local Councils for Unleashed is available at Data.SA.gov.au

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View the Launch Video  for  #SAUnleashed GovHack

GovHack 2015 Video

 Check out the amazing Nexgen Video that Launched our first ever youth open data competitions in Playford, Onkaparinga and Mount Gambier


Unleashed is an initiative of the Office for Digital Government, Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

Government of South Australia