Bounty: National Map bounty

Supported By: 
Department of Communications
Eligibility Criteria: 
Use of National Map (code or data)

Prize value: $2000

Best product or service that utilises the National Map (code or data)

Get Ready

Team Name: 
Hazard Busters

Our project is to help people (especially non-English speaking visitors/ migrants) better prepare and survive emergencies and disasters.

There is a growing number of non-English speaking visitors and migrants in Australia. When visiting or settling into a new region, it is hard to know what emergencies and disasters may be relevant.

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!!


Postcode Battle (Liveability Index)

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?


Smartie planner

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This app uses differents datasets such as  of national map, and states datasets combined with suffisticated algorathim to help gold coast visitors navigate a plan their trip. These  algorathim will help  the system to suggest events relevant each user in the location they are. 

This will be done by using salgorathims similar to facebook to studey your past behavours to predict you future ones.

The benefith of this app is to: provide a personalized event planer to Gold Coast visitors.

Emergency KitApp

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Australia is unfortunately a home of number of disasters, disasters that often causes humongous losses to the Australian community.

Other than being resilient, foreseeing the disasters has been show to be the most efficient way to prevents deaths and losses.

Wouldn’t it be great if there  was an app the would :

Just Add Water

Team Hactory, Just Add Water
Team Name: 

Project Name:  Just Add Water

Team: Hactory



South Australia and Australia are surrounded by beautiful and pristine coastline providing a heaven for people to explore and Discover the Beauty of South Australia and enjoy the riches of our beautiful ocean. South Australia is also now being recognised nationally and internationally as a game fishing destination for Bluefin tuna  and other species.


Team Hactory, HomeShare
Team Name: 

Project Name: HomeShare

Team Name: Hactory


Homelessness and, loneliness and isolation affect your mental health: Living alone is potentially isolating and an undesirable living arrangement. At the same time, being homeless poses great mental stress. Every now and then, people need to see a familiar face, and hear a familiar voice.

Fire and Water Australia

Team Name: 
Fire and Water Australia

A mobile app which helps the fire department and locals combat fire by locating live fire areas and the nearest water catchment/reservoirs.

Data used are from:

Geoscience Australia

1. Sentinel Hotspots

Department of Communications

2. National Map (Government open data)


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.


#oncountry links you to an interactive map of national indigenous stories
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To increase the communication of positive stories about Indigenous people and encourage the Australian public to celebrate and interact with Indigenous culture. 

What is it?

An interactive map of national Indigenous stories.

What does it do? 

The tweet #oncountry will be featured on livefeed. 

The map will showcase data including ABC 's online photo stories and aboriginal heritage.


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