Bounty: Charity data bounty

Supported By: 
ACNC
Eligibility Criteria: 
Use of ACNC data from GovHack data page

Prize Value: $2000

Using ACNC data in a way that helps to highlight the impact of charities within the community through information, services or the identification of trends in areas of need

Must use of ACNC data from GovHack data page

Holes in the Safety Net Indicator

Team Name: 
Safety Net

Holes in the safety net indicator is a national assessment of the concentration of charitable organisations that work with people at risk of homelessness. It shows locations where there are fewer homeless charities and comparatively larger homeless populations, to encourage growth of charitable organisations in those areas most in need.

 

Postcode Battle (The Card Game)

Team Name: 
Level 6.3

Now you can fight your suburb against that of your friends!

Using our database built from state and national data, we select all the attributes in which your suburb is more awesome than that of your mates. We present them in a easily understandable way. Now you have real data to prove that your suburb is absolutely the most awesomest! Get battling!!

 

The Impact of Australian Charities

Team Name: 
Level 6.3

The impact of Australian charities project was a project carried out over the gov hack weekend. We wanted to mash up data from different government organisations and create diagrams that are not existing so far. 

Postcode Battle (Liveability Index)

LEVEL 6.3
Team Name: 
Level 6.3

We see open government data as a chance for the government to inform its citizens, and for the citizens to inform the government; as a chance to foster communication and cooperation. In our project, we ask: where is infrastructure sufficient, and where are services lacking? If I want to move to a different suburb, where are my needs and interests best catered for?

 

Synergising Synergies for Sitizens

Dashboard Analysis
Team Name: 
Sitizens Synergising Synergies

 

Our idea was to answer a simple question for Synergy, how can we work out which suburbs are best-placed for rooftop solar investment? Or, looked at another way, which suburbs will generate enough solar to power themselves and generate a net positive for the grid?

We can answer this question by looking at two aspects:

  • Total Suburb Generation Potential

minus

  • Total suburb consumption

This will give us our Total Suburb Contribution.

 

To work out our Total Suburb generation potential, we had to work out:

Forage

Team Name: 
Index ALL The Things!

Charitable mapping

Team Name: 
Sleepless in Sydney

In December 2012, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, (ACNC), was established as the first ever national charity regulator to support public trust and confidence in the sector.

Launched on the 11th July 2013, the ACNC Register is the official searchable database of Australian charities where 57,600 registered charities can list information about themselves and their services.

Consensus

www.consensusquiz.com
Team Name: 
YakkityHacks

What was our goal?

Talk Gov To Me

Team Name: 
We are not statistics

Talk Gov To Me is 41st Degree Software's submission for GovHack 2015.

Users access Government data through a mobile app, using voice recognition to query a mash up of Open Government data-sets made available for the GovHack 2015 competition.

Talk Gov To Me then responds to the query, using text to speech, to speak directly to the user.

CharityConnect

Team Name: 
SilentHackers

Problem Statement:
Throughout Australia there are thousands of Volunteers (with over 532,110 working part-time and committing collectively over 2 536 738 hours) selflessly donating their time and efforts for the betterment of Australians. Without these volunteers much needed services in areas of need would not exist. Yet, despite the vast number of charities available many people are unaware of their activities, or dont know how to help in areas which are more remote. 

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