The federal government's Smart Cities and Suburbs Program has already received more than 170 applications.
South Australia will invest $2m to develop a detailed digital 3D model of Adelaide's key business areas to help improve its city planning and citizen engagement capabilities.
A smart communities code is being developed by Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) and the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).
The NT government aims to return transparency to water with a new online portal acting as a centralised repository for all water planning and extraction licensing information.
1Spatial has been engaged by Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) to analyse and extract aerial laser scanning data to accelerate the process of establishing baseline data for Canberra's urban tree canopy coverage.
Hailed by one smart city expert as "cutting edge", a new mapping-based system is designed to reduce congestion and duplication issues associated with infrastructure projects.
The ACT government has upgraded its online interactive map to include maps from the 1800s, providing insight into ways the territory has changed with time.
A repository for information on natural and other disasters, including resources for preparation, response and recovery, has been launched.
A Cities Reference Group has been established to advise the federal government on cities policy.
Queensland scientists have developed an online map designed to help assess and aid in recovery efforts for agricultural land damaged by Cyclone Debbie.
The Location Information Knowledge Platform brings together spatial data from both federal and state government agencies.
GMV, Inmarsat and Lockheed Martin will help Geoscience Australia and CRCSI trial next-generation satellite positioning technologies that are far more accurate than GPS.
The CSIRO and Celestino have opened an operational urban living lab at the Sydney Science Park.
The inspection of legacy mine sites in the Northern Territory is now being carried out by drone technology.