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Shadeways – Thermal Comfort Model

Shadeways is a new program that takes into account weather conditions, time of day and tree canopy to find the most optimal route for thermal comfort unlike current navigation apps like Google Maps.

Monitoring the Metropolitan Development Boom

The area around the Box Hill Railway station has been a major development hub since the early 2000s. While most residents and visitors to the area cannot but help notice that there is a construction boom, data from DELWP’s Housing Development Data project helps to put this in context.

Why Do Local Governments Need GIS Strategies?

Geospatial information is part of our daily life and business. Many business areas in Local Government Authorities (LGAs) rely on Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) to deliver services to external customers or to support efficient internal daily operations.

Can machine-learning be used to identify occupied ground surface car spaces?

The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies (GUSS) within RMIT University recently undertook a pilot project to determine the feasibility of using machine-learning ability to identify occupied ground surface car spaces using aerial photography (NearMap) and satellite imagery from Sentinel-2.

2017 Local Government Spatial Capability Workshops

The Local Government Spatial Reference Group (LGSRG) provides a voice for GIS professional staff across Victoria’s 79 councils.

The Tale of Two Cities – the inner and outer story

Melbourne is rapidly growing, with another 95,600 Melbournians added in the 12 months to October 2015, and with the city set to overtake Sydney as Australia’s largest city by 2056.

What Makes a City Smart is People

There are many definitions of Smart Cities and examples of what they can achieve. However, it would appear that there is no cogent model or framework to define them let alone measure their success.

It All Starts With An Address

Call triple zero; you expect the ambulance to get there promptly. Move into a new house; you expect to be able to get connected to gas and electricity etc.