Projects shortlisted for smart city awards
Eight Australian and four New Zealand projects have made the shortlist of finalists for the 2020 IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards.
The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia–Pacific region.
This year more than 215 smart city initiative entries were received from public sector and technology suppliers from across the region.
The awards are now in the public voting phase; you can vote for your favourite at www.idc.com/ap/smartcities.
- City of Palmerston Smart City — City of Palmerston, NT
- Perth Smart Cities Collaboration — City of Perth, WA
Digital equity and accessibility
- Coogee Smart New Technologies at the Beach — Randwick City Council, NSW
- Rural Broadband Connectivity 2 — Rural Connectivity Group, New Zealand
Public safety — disaster response/emergency management
- EQRNet Earthquake Response Management — Christchurch City Council, New Zealand
- Flooded Roads Smart Warning System — Logan City Council, Qld
Public safety — smart policing
- Switching on Darwin — Darwin City and Northern Territory State Government
- Reducing Urban Impacts on the Great Barrier Reef — Cairns Regional Council, Qld
- Smart Water Sensors — Christchurch City Council, New Zealand
- Energy Data for Smart Decision Making — Byron Bay, Ku-ring-gai, Waverly, Canterbury, Bankstown, Northern Beaches of Sydney in NSW; Manningham, Banyule, Towong and Bendigo in Victoria
Transportation — Connected and autonomous vehicles, public transit
- Frenzy Application — Auckland City Council, New Zealand
Urban planning and land use
- Smart Strategic Planning — Byron Shire Council, NSW
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