What we're about

GDG Melbourne is for anyone interested in developing and learning about Android and other exciting Google related technologies. We cover such topics as Kotlin, Java, Flutter, Firebase, Machine Learning, VR & AR, Google Assistant, Wearables and IoT. Regardless of your skill level or experience, it's a fun and open environment, so we'd love to have you come along! Some of the events we hold are:

• Monthly Meetups
We hold monthly meetups in the Melbourne CBD, on the last Wednesday of each month.  We typically have two lightning talks coupled with a longer presentation.  Each meetup also includes time to talk and network, a summary of new releases and local developer introductions. Catering is provided.

Hack Nights
Hack nights are hosted in a casual environment to allow you to network with like minded developers and work on your own projects. Experts, colleagues and peers are on hand to help you out with problems and to collaborate on projects. Catering is provided.

• Special events
Typically one-off events such as a Google I/O Extended (a recap of the event and announcements), Study Jams (free training sessions), DevFest (one day conference) or social events like Christmas parties.

Learn more on our website

Keep up to date on all thing GDG Melbourne or join the discussions on:
• Slack
• Twitter
• Linkedin

All members are asked to act in accordance with our Code of Conduct

Disclaimer: GDG Melbourne is an independent group; our activities and the opinions expressed here should in no way be linked to Google, the corporation. GDG stands for Google Developers Groups and is a platform offered by Google Developers to support community-run developer groups. To learn more about the GDG program, visit https://developers.google.com/groups/

Upcoming events (3)

GDG Melbourne - IWD2023 - Dare to be

Google Melbourne

If you need any accessibility support, please reach out to a GDG Melbourne Organiser on Slack to arrange support before the event.


Women Techmakers Melbourne, GDG Melbourne, and Society for Women In Information TeCHnology (RMIT SWITCH) are proud to present to you International Women's Day 2023. This event is in partnership with GDG Melbourne, WTM and Flutter Melbourne.

This year with our theme #WTMDareToBe, we celebrate the courage to try something new; to defy or challenge norms; to be brave and willing take risks. Together, we continue to be hopeful about the future and believe that together our community can continue to make progress and create positive change throughout the world.

This event is an in-person as below detail

In-person event: Google Melbourne office, 161 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

For in-person attendants, please follow venue staff directions and comply with the current government policy for attendance to an indoor event.

• Agenda •
06:00 - Door open, food and networking
06:10 - Intro
06:20 - The Power of a Community to Women In Tech Empowerment: Connect & Conquer (Jacqueline Ann Lim & Nayli Rozali)
06:50 - break, networking and lucky draw
07:00 - Women in Data Science: Challenges & Opportunities (Thien Anh)
07:20 - How Flutter helped me to solve one of the biggest problems of music festivals (Paulina Szklarska)
08:00 - networking and wrap up
[All timings as per GMT+11]


If you have any questions, please use the email above or reach out to a GDG Melbourne Organiser on slack. If you cannot attend for the any reasons, don't worry, we will be recording talks and will upload them to our Youtube channel. This event is for all genders.

GDSC Monash: Angular Hands-On Workshop for Beginners

Monash University Clayton Campus

This is run by our friends at Google Developer Student Club Monash.
RSVP on Eventbrite

💻 Are you a beginner looking to get started with Angular?

Then join us for an Angular Hands-on Workshop led by Siddharth Ajmera, a Google Developer Expert in Angular.
In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Angular and get hands-on experience building your first Angular application. Siddharth will cover topics such as Angular components, templates, data binding, and templates.
This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from an expert and take the first step towards becoming a web developer.

The event is scheduled for April 8, 2023, from 09:00 - 17:00 and will be hybrid, so you can join us in person at the Monash University Campus, Learning & Teaching Building, Room 132, or virtually.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to jumpstart your Angular journey. Register now to secure your spot and take the first step towards mastering this powerful web development framework.


🔗 Registration Link: Join our chapter on the GDSC Platform if you haven't already, then use this Eventbrite link to register for this event

🗓️ Date: 08/04/2023 (Sat)
⏰ Time: 09:00 - 17:00 AEST
📍 Venue: Hybrid
In Person - (Monash University Clayton Campus, Learning & Teaching Building, Room 132)
Virtual - (Zoom, link provided when registered with virtual ticket)
🍕 Catering provided (In Person)

GDG Melbourne April Hack Night

Mantel Group

Back to our usual venue - Mantel Group

Hack nights are back again by popular demand!! Let's get together and share what we are working on!

This is a combined GDG Melbourne/Flutter Melbourne/CocoaHeads hack night. Members of all three groups will be attending. So only select to ATTEND on one of these groups event pages (not all of them) !

Hack Night is all about everyone learning, collaborating, sharing tips, tricks and very few (if any) presentations.
Bring your laptop and a project you are working on or need help with, you can even bring your resume to get advice!

Everyone is welcome to our all-ages alcohol-free event. Hosted in a professional environment to allow you to work on your project. Get help from industry experts who are on hand to help you out.

Your project can be based on any technology, for example, Android, iOS, Flutter, Wear OS, Android Things etc.

• We'll help you to:

  • Setup up your development tools and start your first project.
  • Answer your questions and help you resolve problems
  • Get you to the next phase of your project

Make sure you have your IDE (e.g. Android Studio) of choice already downloaded and installed and something you want to learn or work on.

Doors open at 5:45 PM at our host the Mantel Group, Level 2/452 Flinders St Melbourne.
Message via Meetup or Slack if you are arriving after 6:00 as the lifts won't let you up. The hack night will wrap up at 8:30.

This is an in-person only event.

All attendees are asked to act in accordance with our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/GDG_CoC

If you have any accessibility requirements please reach out via the Meetup or Slack to the organiser group to discuss and we will do our best to help you out.

Past Events

GDG Melbourne March Hack Night

Mantel Group