A cohesive story about the past & present of businesses in Australia.
Homogenises, contextualises & visualises a number of disparate datasets, namely the Sands & McDougal business directory data, TM-Link trademark records data, ABN register data and New business assistance with NEIS data.
Helping Start-ups and New Small Businesses in Australia
Choose one of the following questions to address:
1. What trends in business activity can help encourage self-employment through NEIS?
2. What type of NEIS businesses are being started and are successful (participated in the full 12 months of NEIS Assistance) and what can we learn from broader industry growth areas?
3. How do we encourage self-employment through greater participation in NEIS for cohorts currently underrepresented?
🌟 Unearthing Victoria – telling stories of the past that speak to the problems of today
What interesting and useful stories can we tell about places in Victoria using the digitised historical business listings from the old Sands and McDougall directories (available in Victoria Unearthed) and other historical data and information sources?
TM-Link is a newly available trade mark database developed in collaboration between IP Australia, Swinburne University and Melbourne University. TM-Link includes administrative data from jurisdictions across the world, linked at the application level by advanced neural network algorithms. We are encouraging hackers to explore this new data set and consider what creative visualisations, innovative insights and/or opportunities to further enrich the data they might imagine.
In recent years, data story telling has emerged as a powerful and engaging form of communication. Using any data that you can find on data.vic tell us an interesting story in the form of a feature article or video report.