From Idea to Prototype on Resource Challenges in just a Weekend

Unearthed is a 54-hour open innovation hackathon event focused on the resources sector.

Entrepreneurs, software developers, engineers, and designers will come together to develop prototype solutions to challenges from Newcrest or South32. Unearthed participants will have a chance to work closely and receive mentorship from industry insiders throughout the weekend.

There are significant cash prizes and tech credits up for grabs, including the opportunity to apply for the Unearthed Accelerator Program. Information on the event and the full Unearthed program can be found at

Challenges at Unearthed Perth will be released at the Info Session on 10th of May: 

For those of you that missed the info session, you can check out a recording from our friends at Niche Interview here:

ALL participants have to be registered on Eventbrite here to be a part of the event. Register here: 


19 May - 21 May 2017


1st Prize

AUD $2500

$3000 in AWS credits

Presentation at 2017 Austmine conference

Winner: Murdoch

2nd Prize

AUD $1500

$2000 in AWS credits

Winner: Chute to kill

Young Innovator Award

AUD $1000

$1000 in AWS credits

Winner: AMI

People's Choice Award

Tech prizes for the People's Choice Award.



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Adam Stevens
Production Manager at Worsley Alumina, South32

John boreham

John Boreham
Business Improvement Manager, Newcrest Mining

Pia turcinov

Pia Turcinov
Non-Executive Director, NERA

Anton kroger

Anton Kroger
Senior Principal - Natural Resources, SAP Australia and New Zealand

Darren lomman

Darren Lomman
Chief Executive Officer, Bloom