Supercomputer success at BOM

21 November, 2016

A new Cray supercomputer has been installed at the Bureau of Meteorology, meaning that weather forecasts and warnings in Australia will now be more accurate and reach the public faster.

Queensland signs up for satellite scientific hub

07 November, 2016

Queensland has agreed to partake in the establishment of a scientific hub in Australia to access European satellite data and imagery.

City of Sydney adopts low-carbon energy production

27 October, 2016

City of Sydney employees are now working in an environment powered by a low-carbon trigeneration plant.

Australia ranks among world's Smart21 Communities

24 October, 2016

The world's Smart21 Communities of 2017 have been announced, with three Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) members making the list.

Brisbane engineers inspired by European transport planning

13 October, 2016

Engineers from Queensland have urged Brisbane to model its transport planning on European cities.

Frost*Collective builds interactive Moore Park masterplan

15 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Marketing and strategy agency Frost*Collective has built an interactive masterplan detailing the planned improvements for Sydney's Moore Park area.

WA launches interactive spatial planning map

05 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Western Australian Government's new PlanWA interactive map allows anyone to access zoning and other planning data for any package of land in the state.

3D data puts South Australia on the map

25 August, 2016

A 3D model showing underground landscapes in South Australia to a depth of 100 kilometres has been launched at the 25th Geophysical Conference & Exhibition in Adelaide.

Councils lap up TechOne's mapping software

11 May, 2016 | Supplied by: TechnologyOne

In the 12 months since TechnologyOne spent $12 million acquiring Digital Mapping Solutions and integrating it into its cloud platform, local councils have been signing up.

3D modelling and data revitalises city

11 April, 2016 by David Braue

How council détente, data cleanup and 3D buildings ended Maryland's 50-year planning drought.

Committee calls for Smart Infrastructure Task Force

31 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A House committee has recommended the establishment of a Smart Infrastructure Task Force to ensure more coordinated adoption of smart ICT in infrastructure projects.

GIS facilitates regional freight transport plan

24 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Spatial Vision

With 41 million tonnes of freight passing through each year, eastern Riverina councils needed a solid mapping solution to help plan for a doubling of that freight by 2031.

Energy efficiency through aerial photography

17 March, 2016 | Supplied by: nearmap

The Clean Energy Regulator is using near-real-time aerial mapping to validate the installation of small-scale systems such as solar panels and solar water heaters.

Aussie farmers to get world-leading seasonal forecasts

05 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian farmers will have access to more frequent and accurate seasonal forecasts by 2018–19 under a $3m Bureau of Meteorology upgrade project.

Government to use EU's Copernicus satellite data

06 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has signed an agreement allowing it to use real-time, high-detail satellite imagery from the EU's earth observation and monitoring program, Copernicus.

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