Hobart (Physical - Location: UTAS, Sandy Bay) - Tasmania

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Harvard Lecture Theatres 1 and 2, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus, Churchill Ave, Hobart TAS 7005


Yes, wheelchair access, via ramp

Youth Support:

No - Under 18s need to have a parent/guardian present while attending


Yes we have onsite parking

Public Transport:

Easy access to bus stops and public transport

Operating hours:

Sandy Bay Campus - Harvard Lecture Theatres 1 and 2 - SB.AR15.L01.132 SB.AR15.L01.134

Doors open for attendees from 5:30 PM on Friday (20th August).

Competitors can come use the lecture room from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm on 21/08/2021, Saturday and from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm on 22/08/2021, Sunday.


Morning tea, lunch and dinner are provided

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Physical event- UTAS- Sandy Bay Campus

Doors open at 5.30PM local time Friday 20th August. 

Please check Operation hours for the venue opening and closing time on Saturday (21st) & Sunday (22nd).


Event Agenda

Friday (20th August)

   5.30 pm AEST Door opens

   6 pm AEST Regional Livestream begins

   6.30 pm AEST Australian National Livestream begins 

   7.00 pm AEST Competition begins, national challenges announced

   7.05 pm AEST Local/ Regional challenges announced 

   7.10pm AEST Meals are provided


Saturday (21st August)

   9 am AEST Morning Tea

   9.50 am AEST Mentor Q&A zoom session. Zoom room opens for mentors and participants

   10.am AEST Zoom discussion- Meet the Mentors

   12.00 pm AEST Recommended challenge lock in time.

   12.30 pm AEST Meals are provided 

   6.00 pm AEST Meals are provided

   7.00 pm AEST GovHack Trivia Night


Sunday (22nd August)

   9 am AEST Morning Tea

   12.00 pm AEST Recommended video underway time 

   12.30 pm AEST Meals are provided 

   4.00 pm AEST Recommended video and project upload time 

   5.00 pm AEST Project submission deadline


Housekeeping rules:

·  Please note there is NO food or drinks to be taken into the lecture theatre.

·  As part of our waste management, we encourage competitors to bring your own keep-cup.

·  Please re-set anything you may have moved and deposit any rubbish into the bins provided.

·  Please ensure all attendees go through a temperature screening station upon arrival and sign in with the Check in Tas app. There is more information on the below link regarding temperature screening locations and the smart phone application - https://online.flippingbook.com/view/2743/<https://online.flippingbook.com/view/2743/>


We continue working towards holding GovHack 2021 as an in-person event, with COVID-safe plans in place. Any decision on whether on GovHack will need to move to an online event will be communicated in time prior to the commencement of the event.


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