Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) has announced Place Design Group as its technical partner in the development of the Code for Smart Communities, a new framework for the creation of smart communities in Australia and New Zealand.
This scoping paper provides information about the Council’s aspiration to develop The Code for Smart Communities, a tool for catalysing smart community and precinct development. The purpose of this scoping paper is to engage, and seek feedback. This paper is the start, tell us what you think.
Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) and the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) announce a partnership to develop a Code for Smart Communities.
SCCANZ is assembling a Social Impact Task Force that will be part ‘think tank’ and part ‘do tank’, to help lift-up opportunity for our most vulnerable populations, and build thriving communities through the application of technology, data, and intelligent design.
Smart Cities In-Review is a process of peer and expert review for smart cities projects, facilitated by SCCANZ, with participation from its members and other industry stakeholders. It is a cost-effective and efficient way to improve project outcomes.
Since his re-election in July 2016, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been advancing his Smart Cities Plan for the nation via the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet under the stewardship of Assistant Minister The Hon Angus Taylor MP. The $50M Smart Cities and Suburbs Program has been a key feature of the Plan, which saw the release of the program's draft guidelines in late 2016. On Friday 20th January 2017 SCCANZ submitted its detailed submission on the guidelines.
Interested in partnering with the Smart Cities Council? Download our 2017 Partner Prospectus.
For every young person who becomes homeless there is an average net expenditure of almost $15,000 per person per year on health and criminal justice services, says the lead researcher of a new study on youth homelessness in Australia. Click for the video.
As a recipient of a IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grant in 2014, the city of Ballarat in New South Wales, Australia sought ideas from IBM experts on innovations that could help manage local waste resources effectively while reducing reliance on the landfill and strengthening the regional economy.This executive summary highlights IBM recommendations to Ballarat, which other cities can learn from.
After installing an Itron smart water metering solution, the Water Corporation of Western Australia was able to reduce the city of Kalgoorlie’s water use by 10% and eliminate occupational safety and health risks. The system provided the ability to detect leaks and empower customers with consumption data.