GovHack is an annual event held simultaneously around Australia to provide an opportunity for teams to explore, mashup and use open government data over a 46 hour period.
For more information see GovHack.org. To register visit the GovHack Eventbrite pageTo access LINC Tasmania's open data sets visit the Information for contestants page
LINC Tasmania is committed to delivering open data as part of providing free access to information resources and support in their use.
Over a million LINC Tasmania records are available in a variety of file formats as part of the open datasets available at
http://data.gov.au/organization/linctasmania under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence.
What is open data?
As outlined in
The Tasmanian Open Data Policy open data can be fully used, reused and distributed.
To read more about open data see
Sample LINC Tasmania open data sets include:
Convicts transported to Tasmania and those convicted locally through the convict system. Over 78,504 records available.
Selected photographs and articles from the
Tasmanian Mail and
Weekly Courier newspapers. The data has also been linked to
Discovering Anzacs the National Archives of Australia site which features the 375,971 digitised World War I Australian service records. The records were indexed by Wendy Knolle and kindly supplied by the
Tasmanian Family History Society, Hobart Branch.
LINC Tasmania's collection of digitised archives including files, letters, manuscripts, maps, plans, photographs films and more.
Passengers and ships arrivals, mainly in Hobart. Contains surnames A-K, L-Z to be added. Over 52,918 records (as at 14/4/2016).
As at April 2016 over 5,000 Tasmanian hotel and property records.
More Tasmanian datasets