RDA Connecting Regionally Prize

Supported By: 
Regional Development Australia (RDA)

For the best hack that demonstrates connections in regional WA. Winner: $2,000, Runner-up: $1,000

Supported by RDA Goldfields Esperance RDA Great Southern RDA Mid West Gascoyne RDA Peel RDA Wheatbelt

#oncountry

#oncountry links you to an interactive map of national indigenous stories
Team Name: 
#oncountry

Why?

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  www.on-country.org livefeed. 

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

Indigenous War Heroes

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Team Name: 
Hack To The Future

A tribute to the Indigenous War Heroes whom served during World War I and World War II.

The purpose of our application is to highlight the contribution the indigenous community played during the World War I and World War II. Our application provides an simple interactive dashboard that allows users to view various profiles of the individuals whom served,  historical war  images and video footage taken during the conflicts to commerate their actions and provide an insight into how their lives were impacted by the war and the roles they played during it.

ValYou

ValYou
Team Name: 
ValYou

“Letting you set the values that you value”

Definition of the problem.

When investment or development decisions are being made, decision makers will often focus on the dollar value of the solution being proposed. While this is a valid measure to use, it can often lead us to overlook the many other values that people hold with respect to the development area proposed. Cultural concerns, ecological impacts and access to people and resources.

 

Owl

Team Name: 
The Owls

Owl opens up political government data making it more approachable to Australian citizens.

Owl's primary function is to analyse government transcripts extracting information relevant to key topics and transmitting this information visually on a platform as well as through contextual twitter feeds.

AboutOz

Team Name: 
caffeinate me

I wrote it to showcase how easy it is to embed ABS.stat data visuals inside a web page with some Software I wrote called 'SDMX-sax Faces'.
This allows me to create visualisations, save them for later viewing, and
embed them into a web page.
I was free to concentrate on developing the User Interface for AboutOz rather
than wrangling with the technical challenges with visualising ABS data.

Map All The Things

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Team Name: 
Boba

Map All The Things is a interactive map that aims to provide members of the public with a convenient and user friendly method to access official data published by WA Government Departments. This was achieved by visualising geospatial information through data links and other data formats.

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