Bounty: Open Source bounty

Supported By: 
Linux Australia
Eligibility Criteria: 
Must use or contribute to open source

Prize Value $2000

Best use of or contribution to Open Source

nextStep FedUni

Team Name: 
Barely Registered

This app makes use of gamification to get prospective students interested in higher education. The app constructs a persona based on players' responses to a quiz. The responses from the quiz assigns characteristics, from which persona attributes are then derived. Players are then able to use their persona's to battle other professions. 


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BiblioFile seeks to increase social connection through reading- like Tinder for book lovers. It uses public library open data to notify uses of other people with similar reading interests and to connect people with the books that they love. Users can connect with other people who like to read- regardless of location- both online and in the real world. Books can be searched for and requested through the One Card Network - and if it is not available they can request that it is purchased by their local library.

Crime Stalker

We live in the dark, to server the light. We are Crime Stalker.
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Sky Observer

Crime can be the result of different negative behaviours, such as heavy drinking, drugs, accidents, etc. Our website will display user-selected layers on top of each others over Victoria map to shed some light into the connection between crime and other behaviours.

Basic layers include accidents, drug use, various crime type. If an area has a higher density of incidents, it may indicate that something needs to be done in that area.

Data usage: Victoria suburb boundaries dataset, Vicroads accident dataset, crime dataset.

Building Chocks of Tasmania

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Chocolate Moulding Dept., Hobart Hackespace

The tastiest data visualisation you'll see all day!

Our project aims to produce tasty chocolate treats of parts of Tasmania.

Holes in the Safety Net Indicator

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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.


Walk Guide

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Walk Guide

Walk Guide is a responsive web application for discovering walks throughout Queensland. Walk tracks and trails are mapped onto Google Maps with a polyline using KML data. Users can rate and comment on walks.


  • User ratings
  • Comment threads
  • National 5 Grade Walk System


Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service access



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The dataset used was the Australian Government Organisation Register.

Liveability Index

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Red Spatial

The Liveability Index is a website focused on informing users about the liveability state of every region in Australia, looking at aspects based on economy, demography and education. It allows the general public to see at a glance the status of areas down to the suburb level right across the country. It’s always interesting to find data about areas near you!

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

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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. 


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