My Environment by The Step Dads

The winner of the 2019 Queensland Government Spatial Information State GovHack challenge was My Environment by The Step Dads. The My Environment project proposed a website portal and mobile application that provides users with spatial information on their local area, including flood risks, fire ratings, water efficiency and solar energy potential.

The Data

My Environment proposed the use of the following datasets:

The Benefits

Spatial representation of data gives users an easy to view visual of information relating to their local area.  The project allows users to make informed decisions when preparing for floods or fires or investing in solar or other renewable energy sources.

You can learn more about My Environment on the GovHack Hackerspace.