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Our interconnected, spatial future

05 December, 2017 by Deborah Bunker, University of Sydney

Public and private sectors must capitalise on spatial technologies to forge a future of inclusiveness for individuals and societies.


Recipients for Smart Cities funding announced

20 November, 2017

Grant recipients for the federal government's Smart Cities and Suburbs program have been announced.


More smart city grants announced

15 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Smart parking projects in Moreton Bay and Geelong are the next beneficiaries of the federal government's Smart Cities and Suburbs program.


Interoperable smart solutions for cities developed by ETSI

09 November, 2017

A 'City Digital Profile' for smart cities has been created by ETSI.


Fix My Street portal updated for easier government services

27 October, 2017

The Canberran 'Fix My Street' portal has been enhanced with updated services, making it easier for people to access information about government services.


LiDAR 3D mapping conducted in Northland

05 September, 2017

3D aerial mapping conducted in Northland will attract up to $800,000 in funding from the New Zealand government.


First Australian Smart Cities Awards Program launched

16 August, 2017

A Smart Cities Awards Program has been announced by the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ).


Open location data gets thumbs up

14 August, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A survey into use of the Geocoded National Address File dataset has found that making the data publicly available has improved adoption, and that users of the data are satisfied.


Smart Cities program exceeds expectations

08 August, 2017

The federal government's Smart Cities and Suburbs Program has already received more than 170 applications.


SA to develop detailed 3D model of Adelaide CBD

19 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


New smart communities code created

06 July, 2017

A smart communities code is being developed by Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) and the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).


NT launches online water portal

06 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


Transport Canberra and City Services maps tree canopy from aerial laser scan with FME and 1Spatial

01 June, 2017

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.


Perth launches collaborative map for public works

29 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


Historical maps added to ACTmapi

24 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


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