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.

Councils warm to web-based GIS

09 September, 2015 by David Braue

The advent of more user-friendly web-based tools is finally helping overcome lingering cultural attitudes that have limited the use of GIS in many councils.

GovHack 2015 entrants find novel uses for NationalMap

07 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NationalMap, which combines government geospatial information, was used to develop interesting new uses for public sector data during GovHack 2015.

Smart ICT for Australia's infrastructure

24 August, 2015

NICTA has called for the use of 'smart ICT' in all upgrades and new proposals to help improve infrastructure that's struggling to cope with population growth.

Opera House appoints AECOM for 3D BIM project

24 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Sydney Opera House has selected an AECOM-led consortium for a project to develop a cloud-based 3D interface that bridges building information modelling and databases with control systems.

Geospatial may be most popular open data in Australia

12 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Initial results from the Open Data 500 Australia study suggest that the most popular form of open government data in Australia is geospatial and mapping data, followed by environmental data.

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