Geospatial

Innovative Data Cube receives global recognition

25 January, 2017

An Australian innovation is now influencing the way in which satellite data can be used.


Queensland launches online aerial image library

24 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's Department of Natural Resources and Mines has launched the QImagery collection, an online library of aerial images dating back to the 1930s.


Old-school parking meters farewelled in Canberra

23 January, 2017

Smarter, faster parking systems have now been implemented in Canberra, with the last single-space meter now removed from the city.


Victorian trams go solar

20 January, 2017

A new solar plant will be built in regional Victoria, to be responsible for powering Melbourne's tram network.


Positioning technology program receives government funding

18 January, 2017

A program designed to test instant, accurate and reliable positioning technology will receive funding from the federal government.


Public consultation continues on Smart Cities technology

11 January, 2017

The federal government's Smart Cities and Suburbs Program draft guidelines have been released for public consultations, with communities given the opportunity to provide their feedback.


Early bushfire detection aided by RMTek camera system

10 January, 2017

A camera system has been implemented in NSW to assist authorities in locating and responding to bushfires.


Tech test to improve Melbourne transport

09 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A state government supported research study led by the University of Melbourne will use thousands of sensors to collect data on traffic and pedestrian activity from a busy 5 km strip of the city.


Latize wins data deal for NSW mine safety

12 December, 2016

The Division of Resources and Energy of the Department of Industry (DRE) has become the first NSW Government customer of Singaporean company Latize.


Drones to deter illegal dumpers in Vic

06 December, 2016

Illegal dumping will be targeted by a new Victoria-wide drone program, designed to capture video evidence of this type of offence.


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.


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