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Project Description


We absolutely love the Open Data movement. We are strong believers that we can collectively as a group make the right choices for our society and change positively the life of every citizen.
Even tough an incredible amount of data are publicly available it is still quite hard to find the right dataset in the right format with the relevant documentation.
We want to improve this situation and help to get closer to a simple and frictionless searching experience. This will accelerate innovative innovations and drive better decisions based on data


Data Story


We analysed the current version of search.gov.au and identify the key issues we want to solve in order to improve user experience.
We focused on implementing new features such as:
- autocomplete to suggest best keywords based on the initial inputs from the user
- dynamic results to provide relevant documents while the user is still typing his/her request
- single page application to help the user to focus on his/her query and get all the information he/she needs in one go
- mock-up of chatbot functionality to provide personalised assistance to the user


Evidence of Work

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Challenges

Bounty: Mix and Mashup

How can we combine the uncombinable?

Go to Challenge | 61 teams have entered this challenge.

Working Together

How can open government data to improve responsers' situational understanding and ability to plan their response, and share their information between agencies? How can sharing information between agencies be improved by different information presentation, allowing more informed decisions during domestic emergencies or national security events?

Go to Challenge | 20 teams have entered this challenge.

SEED - Open Data with a Purpose

We are seeking to challenge the status quo. Moving from open data as a bi-product of government business, to active management of open data to better support reuse and innovation – hence open data with a purpose. To achieve this we want to trigger a conversation between developers and the data custodians.

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered this challenge.

What do you want from government data challenge?

How should NSW government best provide data to the developer community? Show how our data can be made more usable for developers. What quality or format or standardisation issues does government need to fix or to consider? What developer community needs does the government need to support better?

Go to Challenge | 13 teams have entered this challenge.

Chatbots are the Future

How can we effectively engage with open data using Chatbots?

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered this challenge.

Bounty: Making open data more open.

How can open data be presented on search.data.gov.au to make it easier and friendlier to use? Does this mean making it more similar to using standard search engines, like Google, or something else entirely?

Go to Challenge | 34 teams have entered this challenge.

Spatial data challenge

How can spatial data be leveraged to provide the best community outcome? How can this mapping data be used to deliver value to the people of NSW?

Go to Challenge | 14 teams have entered this challenge.

Data4Good

How can open data be used to make a social impact, contributing to the betterment of society? How can we improve prospects for children, and education, using open data? What sort of impact can be made on homelessness, mental health outcomes, or the environment, using open data?

Go to Challenge | 19 teams have entered this challenge.

Bounty: Is seeing truely believing?

How can we tell a story with visualisations, that speaks the truest representation of our data?

Go to Challenge | 28 teams have entered this challenge.

Show Us The Numbers

How can we use open finance data to turn numbers into stories?

Go to Challenge | 13 teams have entered this challenge.

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