NSW/Sydney

The Glass Ceiling Index

Team Name: 
Blackwattle

 

How thick is the glass ceiling in Australia? Women have broken through … right? Let look at the facts …. Across all occupations, a man is 4.6 times more likely to reach a high paying role, will earn $24k more than a woman per annum and, alarmingly, this income gap is widening.

www.the-glass-ceiling-index.org

OVERVIEW

There is nothing new about the idea of equal pay for equal work.

NizViz

Team Name: 
PashMash

I'm a student of data science that can't code. I wanted to join some data sets together to inform the public about NSW local government areas (LGAs). The visualisations have been created using tableau public which means anyone can access the underlying work books and, for those that don't, the data sources are all accredited and linked to for direct access.

ViewPoint

Team Name: 
Danju and Friends

Brief:
ViewPoint is a a web application that analyses the topics discussed in an article and analyses the public's opinion of those topics.

Anzacs and Soldiers from the Indian Subcontinent

Team Name: 
PerKutty

Soldiers from the Indian sub-continent formed the largest number of soldiers in World War I. Over one million soldiers from the Indian Subcontinent fought in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Approximately 74,000 soldiers from the sub-continent were killed during the War. Some Australian soldiers mentioned the work of the Indian soldiers in World War I, but over the years the significant Indian contribution has been forgotten.

HealthInSites

Team Name: 
What's up doc?

The problem that we wanted to tackle is the unawareness of diseases among the population. We started from the concept that a disease is much easier to prevent than to cure.

The project is to create a user-friendly platform that would bring in meaningful information drawn from the various government research to improve your life expectancy and general health.

Play It Safe

Team Name: 
The Exerciting Sisters

Play It Safe is a data map that shows where it is safe to get outside and play.  It is formed from a compiliation of data (from Ballarat) that determines which parks will be safer based on good and bad locations near by.  Things that make a site safer to play at are if they are near school areas/child care centres.  Bad things that detriment a sparks safety are high levels of graffiti nearby.  This is all done through a python script that compiles the data to create the safety score.

AusQuakes

AusQuakes
Team Name: 
AusQuakes

AusQuakes is an earthquake visualisation tool.

It helps the public and organisations easily see where past quakes have occurred and their magnitude, allowing better planning of potential future events.

Sydney Water Dashboard

Sydney Water Dashboard
Team Name: 
SydneyWaterDataVis

Sydney Water released some data specifically for GovHack15. This data consisted of Excel spreadsheets. I decided to take this data and present it in a visual dashboard. It's designed for both internal Sydney Water users, as well as the public to see various aggregate statistics about water usage, outages and water quality.

Gender Equality

Screenshot of Gender Eqaulity
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It is incredibly important to expose equality data.

I've build a data visualisation of gender equality data from the  Workplace Gender Equality Act dataset.

ClearGov

Team Name: 
Team Null

Purpose:

We chose to build ClearGov, to provide government information in a more accessible and transparent format. ClearGov is for citizen journalists, and any member of the public interested in what a politician has said on the record. 

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