Victoria broadens geospatial mapping data release

By Paul Hemsley The Victorian government has moved to substantially broaden its collection of ‘open data’ available to industry and software developers by making more geospatial information available that pinpoints the geographic location of the state’s natural and constructed boundaries and features. It is the latest addition to the Victorian government’s public open data website […]

Councils quizzed over map data

By Paul Hemsley Local governments across Australia have banded together to participate in a ground breaking new research project that will finally plot out how they collectively use Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to create intelligent and interactive maps based on council land and property records. Esri Australia and the spatial sector’s peak body, the […]

Geospatial event locates government services

Place-based policies and how they are linked to government service delivery to citizens in any location will be discussed at the spatial@gov Conference and Exhibition 2012. The event taking place at the National Convention Centre in Canberra on the 20th to the 22nd of November will include premise of ‘Future Directions: Linking People, Policy and […]

Esri geospatial technology maps out fire plans

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will use Esri Australia’s geospatial technology to produce a fire management plan for Cape Gantheaume on Kangaroo Island. Identifying bushfire risk is a part of the plan, as well as providing strategies to minimise bushfire impact on the Cape Gantheaume reserve covering 37500 hectares, which experienced its […]


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