NSW Govt to fight fire with artificial intelligence

27 August, 2020

The NSW Government has announced that it will use artificial intelligence and data from satellites to speed up bushfire detection and predict fire behaviour.

ACT Government wins Esri GIS award

14 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACT Government's Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate was the only Australian winner in this year's Esri GIS Awards.

Aerometrex picks up $1m in Qld contracts

16 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Aerometrex has picked up $1m in contracts to provide imagery for the Queensland Government's Spatial Imagery Subscription Program.

Digital Twin to help improve city planning and management

26 February, 2020

A new platform displaying virtual 4D models of NSW built and natural areas could soon be used to inform urban planning and policy.

DTA celebrates Digital Earth Australia's win at 2019 awards

04 November, 2019

At the Australian Government Digital Awards, Geoscience Australia received the 'Outstanding government platform award' for its 'Digital Earth Australia' platform.

Newcastle launches 'Envirosensing' network

21 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of Newcastle's new 'Envirosensing' sensor and IoT network will be used to address a range of local environmental issues such as 'urban heat islands'.

Virtual mapping helps city improve road asset management

15 October, 2019

Mapillary is giving Logan City Council more up-to-date images of its road assets, enabling it to better track any issues and allocate resources.

NZ allocates $1.9m for SBAS trial

25 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The New Zealand government has set aside $1.9m for its contribution towards the testing and development of a system to significantly improve GPS accuracy.

RMIT scientists use Street View to monitor road signs

18 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A team of RMIT scientists have developed a proof-of-concept system for identifying road signs in need of repair using Google's Street View API.

Logan uses wireless tech to monitor air quality

14 May, 2019

Portable wireless technology is being used by Logan City Council to monitor air quality around wastewater treatment facilities.

Call for Smart Cities Week abstracts

09 May, 2019

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand has released a call for abstracts for its event Smart Cities Week Australia.

Gippsland council creates e-waste collection system

07 May, 2019

An e-waste collection and storage prototype is currently being constructed by East Gippsland Shire Council.

ACT Govt rolls out e-bike initiative

02 May, 2019

A new salary sacrifice initiative designed to encourage the use of e-bikes is being rolled out by the ACT Government for its public servants.

City of Adelaide launches parking app

12 April, 2019

The Park Adelaide app is designed to provide accurate, real-time information about parking availability and time limits within the city.

Telensa deploys smart street lighting in Darwin

27 March, 2019

Darwin will replace close to 10,000 lights on its street and public lighting network with LEDs wirelessly connected by Telensa.

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