You asked it for (did you really?) so here it is; a list of the hackathons in Melbourne. As I’ve said before, there’s so many of these things happening so it’s almost impossible to cover all the Aussie ones, so here’s the ones in the awesome city of Melbourne.

If I’ve missed some important piece of info, or you want to advertise your hackathon, just get in touch – easy as that!

For a full list of hackathons around Australia, check out #HackAus.

Global Legal Hackathon, 23-25 Feb

Running across the world this is your chance to hack out LegalTech ideas with students, business people, law professionals, and like minded individuals to change the legal landscape.
Grand Prize – chance to enter the global stage in New York
Location – Monash University
DetailsGlobal Legal Hack

Startup Weekend, 2-4 Mar

You know what it is! It’s time to start that idea you’ve always dreamed of!
Grand Prize – tonnes of prizes to kick off your idea
Location – York Butter Factory
DetailsStartup Weekend Melbourne

WISE Hacks, 16 Mar

What’s a hackathon and why does it matter? Come along to the info night to find out more before the WISE hackathon kicks off.
Location – The Stables Richmond

Codebrew, 23-25 Mar

CISSA’s Codebrew is back! Focused on IT students, this is a great hackathon to hone your dev skills, meet a tonne of awesome people, and network with industry pros.
Grand Prize – $2,000
Location – UniMelb
DetailsCodebrew 2018

Machine Learning Hackathon, 3-4 Apr

In collaboration with RMIT and Telstra, students are invited to come and hack data, analytics, and machine learning.
Location – RMIT building 98
DetailsAnalytics & ML hack

Incubate Socialpreneurship, 21 Apr

Hackathons are often about making big changes, so why not come and develop sustainable business ideas, and solve big social problems. This one is bound to be amazing!
Location – KPMG
DetailsIncubate Hackathon

Public Safety Hackathon, 13-16 May

Work with Motorola, and collaborate to create solutions to help police officers, paramedics, and other emergency workers.
Location – PwC Melbourne
DetailsMotorola Solutions
Applyemail Motorola Solutions

Random Hacks of Kindness, 2 June

It’s RHoK’s Winter hackathon. Come along to solve real problems. If you’re a changemaker, you can apply right now.
Location – TBA
DetailsMelbourne RHoK

IoT Cup, June

Running as part of the IoT Festival again, IoT cup is a hackathon for all your internet of things ideas. Build amazing solutions and present them at the festival to hundreds of business people.
Grand Prize – TBA
Location – TBA
DetailsIoT Cup 2018

UNIHACK, mid year

This is the big one! UNIHACK is back again. If you’re an enrolled student, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to build your portfolio, learn from others, and have an amazing time (wish I was a student again!). There’s one in Sydney too.
Grand Prize – TBA
Location – TBA
DetailsUNIHACK 2018