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QANZAC 100 challenge

How might we engage Queenslanders with Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation?


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A list of useful Queensland Government open datasets are tagged on data.qld.gov.au

  • 11 November 2018 – 100th anniversary of the end of WW1
  • Commemorating Queensland’s WW1 and Anzac history
  • Over 80,000 digitised images, diaries and manuscripts
  • Collecting WW1 diaries, letters, photographs and items for over 100 years

What is your solution?

We suggest you consider using the State Library of Queensland open datasets on data.qld.gov.au

Locating open data

Queensland Government open data is accessible at data.qld.gov.au. Search for other government open data at data.gov.au and local government websites.

Below is a list of open datasets and resources you might like to use for this challenge.

Open datasets

  1. World War 1 soldier portraits (30,000 portraits)
  2. Catalogue records, World War 1 (metadata records)
  3. Soldier portraits from the Australasian Traveller
  4. The Queenslander newspaper photographs 1914-1918
  5. Photographs 1914-1918
  6. Music Queensland – World War 1 subset
  7. List of Queensland State Archives First World War records
  8. Windsor Town Council Honour Roll 1914 to 1925
  9. Soldier Settlement ledgers 1917 to 1929
  10. Discharged Soldier Settler Loans 1917-1919

Resources

  1. One Search – State Library of Queensland catalogue
  2. One Searchone of the soldiers
  3. Soldier Portraits
  4. Discovering Anzacs website
  5. QANZAC100 website
  6. Consider:  music files available as open data or creative commons

Guidance to help you prepare your GovHack project video to pitch your solution (3 minutes):

  1. Introduction: state the project title, team name and members.
  2. Problem: what is the challenge your hack addressed? Why does it matter to find a solution?
  3. Vision: in one sentence, describe the ideal end state / long-term goal you are trying to achieve through your solution.
  4. Data/resources: what was your approach to solve the problem? How did you investigate the problem? Provide an overview of the open data and information used and how it helped you to develop your solution
  5. Minimum viable product: describe your solution (proof of concept). What makes the solution unique? What would be the impact of the solution?
  6. Next steps: outline a road map on how the solution could be developed and implemented to achieve your vision.

For more tips see the GovHack handbook.

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