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Advanced Engineering Building
Staffhouse Road
The University of Queensland
St Lucia


The building name is Advanced Engineering Building (No.49). It is accessible by stairs, ramps and elevators. The main hacking space is in room 301 and room 200 (Auditorium) is for the opening and closing events. For more information about AEB, please go to

Youth Support:

During the hours of the youth event (9am - 5pm), a youth participant (in grade 10-12 and under 18 years old) will able to be present at the venue without a parent or guardian. During these times there will be supervision provided by GovHack volunteers who hold current Blue Cards. Outside these times a parent or guardian must be present. On arrive at and when leaving the venue the venue, parents or guardians must register youth participants in and out.


Paid parking applies 7am - 9pm, Mon - Fri (excluding public holidays); Free on Sat-Sun.

Public Transport:

There are many options to get to UQ Advanced Engineering Building, you can ride, drive or choose public transport. For those who use public transport, there are three stops on St Lucia Campus: UQ Chancellor's Place; UQ Lakes; UQ St Lucia ferry terminal. Since UQ St Lucia Campus is a large campus, please plan your journey before travelling.

Operating hours:

The Friday night opening will be held in Hawken Building (50), T203

Friday 5:00pm-12:00am
Saturday 8:00am-12:00am
Sunday 8:00am-6:00pm
Youth Node Opening hours
Friday 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

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Event Information

Please note the Opening of Govhack on the Friday night will be at the Hawken Building (50), room T203. After the opening ceremony, we’ll move to the Advanced Engineering Building and will be there for the rest of the weekend. 

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