Telstra Innovation Challenge


Connecting today for a better tomorrow

March 2018

Times and dates

  • March 16th - Challenge release
  • April 3rd - University Stream commences
  • May 19th - Public Stream commences
  • May 26th - Finals and Awards


Gurrowa, which means Interchange in the Wurung language, is the centerpiece of Telstra's innovation and technology research capabilities, and will be the venue for the Public stream, final pitches, and awards ceremony.


In the heart of Melbourne, level 2 at Telstra's Global Headquarters building at 242 Exhibition Street.

Massive Space

Flexible workspaces for up to 212 in total, from individual sit/stand desks to large project benches and quiet focus rooms.

Open IoT Lab

State-of-the-art prototyping and testing for all aspects of your IoT solution, including 3D printing.

Social Hub

Presentation stage and social hub for finding out what's happening next and figuring out what to do about it.

The kit

We're working on a brand new developer kit so you can change the future of Australian health.

We can't give you all the details now but we can assure you it will be amazing!

You could say it will be categorically magical...

Expression of interest

We have plenty more to tell you about the Challenge over the next few months.

Register your interest below to make sure you don't miss any details!

Expression of Interest