Local economies, particularly the hospitality and tourism sectors, have been hit hard this year with the bushfires and the effects of COVID-19. These challenges have a far reaching impact on our local communities. How might we help communities recover by encouraging people to engage safely with local businesses?
2020 has been a tough year. We’ve faced floods, damaging hailstorms, devastating bushfires and the effects of COVID-19. As a result, local economies and communities have experienced disruptions which will be felt for years to come. Particularly hard hit are our hospitality, tourism and entertainment sectors - which make a significant contribution to our community culture, wellbeing and standards of living. How might we take a data driven approach to help local communities recover?
We think data in the categories of health and community facilities and services might be particularly relevant. For example see these ACT datasets:
However, we encourage teams to be creative and use any relevant datasets they know of or find.
Entry: Challenge entry is available to all teams in Australia.
ACT Community Facilities and Assets Data
ACT Infrastructure and Utilities Data sets
ACT - Health Data
South Australian Government Data Directory
Geospatial Data Catalogue
ACT Government Open Data Portal