- Political party funding data, which lists what companies donate money to which political parties.
- A database that includes the archives of all Age articles along with key words and relationships between those keywords.
- Weather data for Australia going back one-hundred years.
Four shortlisted teams got to go to the public lecture by web inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, at Melbourne University where the winner was to be announced.
To follow what happens and who wins, follow the OKFN blog at http://au.okfn.org/2013/02/05/the-data-newsroom/